Posts Tagged ‘school shooter’

Safety Doc Podcast 56: Will it Work? Army & DHS Prep Teachers for Active Shooters with Video Games

PODCAST-The Army and Homeland Security announced the release of a no-cost computer-based simulation that trains teachers how to respond in an active shooter situation at a school. Forum commenters felt the instruction is an encroachment on 2nd Amendment rights and that there been little analysis of the design and intended rollout of the program. Dr.…

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I Was Only Following Orders

The Safety Doc Podcast #3 Key Words: Milgram Experiment, Following Orders, Revisionist Research, Forgetting Curve, Memory Distortion, Active Shooter Recruitment, Mob Mentality & Diffused Responsibility WHY WOULD YOU OVERWRITE 50-YEAR-OLD RESEARCH FINDINGS? The Safety Doc Podcast #3 challenges “The Atlantic’s” revisionist interpretation of the famous Milgram Electric-Shock Studies of the 1960s that showed that people…

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The Safety Doc Podcast #2, 11-18-2016: Human Memory Recall Is Alarming Low – and how that fact should change the ways we approach school safety.

Podcast Key Words: Forgetting Curve, Time-Stamping, Memory Distortion, Safe Schools, Tolerance & Acceptance How well do you ACTUALLY remember things? Research reveals that most of us forget HALF of what we’ve encoded within only one hour!  This is startling in many regards and it calls into question the reliability of eye witness accounts.  For safety,…

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TRAP-18 will present serious issues when schools begin to implement it for early identification of the “lone wolf” terrorist (AKA – student active shooter)

Commonalities of school shooter narratives… Bullied Told others prior to event Male While those points are typically accurate, the development of a profile rapidly fades following the “given” characteristics mentioned above.  For example, many shooters had good grades, many had a clean discipline record and many regularly interacted with a peer group.  There is no…

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