SM Online October 2018
Print Issue: October 2018
Intelligent buildings are alive with functionality, but security may be overlooked. A report sponsored by the ASIS Foundation outlines what security practitioners should know.
Do active shooters display detectable warning behaviors before an attack? In a new study, the FBI finds that they do.
Hundreds of thousands of homes are at risk of chronic flooding due to sea level rise over the coming decades, according to a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists.
The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective presents a systematic procedure for threat assessment and intervention of school shooters.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security offers resources for protecting against violence in schools.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office examines how federal agencies address employee misconduct in its report Federal Employee Misconduct: Actions Needed to Ensure Agencies Have Tools to Effectively Address Misconduct. https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-48
A 2017 report from SensiGuard provides a snapshot of the severity and location of cargo thefts in the United States and Canada, based on data from transportation security councils, insurance companies, and law enforcement organizations.
Employees who do not report sexual harassment at work due to fear of retaliation may sue their employers later, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled.
A report from the Bipartisan Policy Center studies the relationships among local law enforcement, immigrants, and federal immigration authorities.
The Sentencing Project takes a look at the growth in U.S. private prisons in Capitalizing on Mass Incarceration.
RUSSIA AND U.S. ELECTIONS
Despite allegations that the Russian government worked to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election, most Russians believe their government did not try to influence the election, reports the Pew Research Center.