You can’t lock out a threat that’s already inside your school. However, you can prepare and train. Traditional security models focus on hardening schools, but behavior pattern recognition can potentially stop threats before they occur. And, if the unthinkable happens, effective training will help you act quickly and decisively.
The deadly consequences of normalcy bias and failing to act.
The importance of training to overcome disbelief, denial, panic, and helplessness.
Non-linear response to a violent event.
The differences between traditional vs ideological attackers.
Vaughn is president of Strategos International, an innovative leader in security training, consulting and executive protection services.
Vaughn has 20 years of experience in law enforcement including patrol, investigation, SWAT, and special operations. He has trained thousands of school, health care, government, law enforcement, and military personnel in security practices. Baker has also developed specialized intruder response curriculum for schools and churches, including some of the nation’s leading training on behavior pattern recognition.
Vaughn is also the director of security for a church of more than 7,500 in the Kansas City area, a position he has held for more than a decade.
Michael Kramer is a manager in the Special Markets department with Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company. He has investigated and negotiated thousands of claims dealing with catastrophic injuries, fatalities, security, misconduct, and cyber security issues. Mike educates both new and seasoned agents in the policy and legal issues surrounding liability claims, and consults with agents, customers, and legal counsel in the adjusting process.
Mike is a graduate of Indiana University, and holds the Associate in Claims, Associate in Insurance Services, and the Certified Insurance Services Rep designations. His experience and background in teaching, service, and claims gives him a unique perspective assisting churches and church related ministries.
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