Research Perspectives / Public Policy / Social Science

The Making of School of Errors – Interviewing Author David Perrodin | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #105 [Podcast]

[Podcast] Enjoy the amazing story of the making of the most honest book written about the school safety industrial complex! Hector Solis, producer of the riveting investigative truth Awareness Podcast,  interviewed author David Perrodin and gifted him a brilliantly-rendered episode titled: The Making of School of Errors. DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP105-AUDIO ABOUT…

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[Podcast] SAFETY DOC PODCAST #103 | Who is in Charge of School Safety?

[Podcast] School safety is the default responsibility of individual schools. Surprisingly, there are no federal laws mandating school safety plans of school-based mental health services. Some, and not all, states require school safety plans. Individual school districts safety plans are inconsistent and with site-based management, most schools apply discretion to make safety policies fit the…

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SAFETY DOC PODCAST #100 | Force Majeure is the Ripcord of School Safety | Dr. David Perrodin, PhD [Podcast]

[Podcast] In 2011, I co-founded what would become one of the largest school-based positive behavior summits in the Midwest. As my partners and I crafted legal contracts with the conference center, vendors and presenters, we were introduced to the term “Force Majeure” which is very significant in Wisconsin in February. Ever since, I’ve considered force…

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Paris Must Learn From Citicorp Tower’s Fatal Flaw | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #98 [Podcast]

[Podcast] In 1978, an engineering student discovered a fatal structural flaw in New York City’s just-completed Citicorp Tower. What happened next wasn’t made public for nearly 20 years! DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP98 NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL FIRE LEAD CONTAMINATION Dr. Perrodin juxtaposes the Citicorp Tower dilemma with the modern day unfolding crisis of…

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Curious and Serious Inaccuracies of the Notre Dame Fire with Dr. David Perrodin PhD | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #97 [Podcast]

[Podcast] Dr. Perrodin notes curious inaccuracies of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, the bizarre subsequent investigation, a looming detrimental Paris health hazard and wraps this entire discussion within a the philosophical shell of torus theory. DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP97 INACCURACIES ABOUT THE CATHEDRAL FIRE This episode was originally drafted as a platform…

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The Perilous Practice of Exempting Disabled Students from Safety Drills | Attorney James Sibley | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #95

[PODCAST] Attorney James Sibley is a potent advocate for special needs students and their families fighting for fair treatment. In this episode of the Safety Doc Podcast, Attorney Sibley and host David Perrodin discuss the sprawling practice of limiting or exempting students with disabilities from school safety instruction, drills and access to threat reporting systems.…

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Suboptimal Outcomes Get a Bad Rap | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #91 [Podcast]

(PODCAST) An optimal decision is a decision that leads to at least as good a known or expected outcome as all other available decision options. It is an important concept in decision theory. So, by deduction, a suboptimal outcome wouldn’t be “lesser than” an optimal outcome – but Dr. Perrodin questions the long-held belief that…

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Giles Rhys Jones Interview | Addressing the World | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #90 [Podcast]

PODCAST – Giles Rhys Jones, Chief Marketing Officer for what3words, was interviewed for this episode of The Safety Doc Podcast. Dr. Perrodin contacted Giles after recently learning about what3words and instantly realizing its potential to recast swaths of school safety protocols. Giles and David discuss how w3w has interfaced with, and improved, rescue platforms and…

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