Gun Violence Prevention Strategies

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Eagle Eye Networks, Everbridge, Evolv Technology, NAPCO, and Shooter Detection Systems
Presented by Jim Sawyer, CHS-Diplomate, CPP, CHPA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the importance of documenting threats and how security leaders can put critical documentation programs in place.
  2. Identify what makes a credible threat.
  3. Explore additional risk factors when it comes to gun violence and how organizations can use those risk factors to better inform proactive mitigation strategies.
  4. Implement training techniques and skills in weapons response, de-escalation, and conflict resolution before an event occurs.


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This webinar will focus on strategies that organizations can take to prevent gun violence from potentially affecting their employees, facilities, and visitors. Understanding the importance of planning, testing, and executing comprehensive violence prevention strategies will aid security leaders in mitigating violent events. In addition, there are a number of practical plans and tools organizations can use to identify and distinguish credible threats, while also focusing on employee training and security response.


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 Jim Sawyer, CHS-Diplomate, CPP, CHPA, is Director of Security Services for Seattle Children’s Hospital. He is a crime prevention instructor and has received much recognition for his efforts, including being recognized by the Washington State Crime Prevention Association as Non-Law Enforcement Program of the Year; receiving the President’s Award for Crime Prevention Education; and Crime Prevention Practitioner of the Year. At Seattle Children’s, Sawyer plans, implements and evaluates the overall strategy and related plans to ensure a safe and secure environment for patients, families, visitors and employees with an emphasis on prevention. He is also a member of Security’s Editorial Advisory Board.


Eagle Eye Networks, Inc.
Evolv Technology


Originally published in September 2022