On June 19, 2018 the Buffalo News published my piece; “The Risks of Oversimplifying the School Security Issue” on their Another Voice pages. If you haven’t read this valuable analysis on school security in Security Magazine; it’s important that you read it by clicking here.
Posted in Gun Control, Public Safety, Security
Tagged #FixIt, A. Benjamin Mannes, Active Shooter, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Campus Violence, Crime Prevention, School Safety, School Security, Security
Thanks to Security Magazine for publishing my latest piece which unpacks and analyzes the issue of safety & security in America’s schools; and why little has been done to actually secure them almost 20 years after the attacks at Columbine.
Please click here to read the full article, share and comment as a shift in our national conversation about this issue is key in addressing funding, planning and upgrades in school security.
Posted in Gun Control, Politics, Public Safety, Security
Tagged #FixIt, A. Benjamin Mannes, Active Shooter, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Beslan, Campus Violence, Columbine, Crime Prevention, Gun Control, LAUSD, Los Angeles, Parkland, Philadelphia, Police, Responsibility, Sandy Hook, School Safety, School Security, subject matter expert
My latest piece the The Daily Caller discusses how it’s become common to call someone with differing opinions an “enemy” in a breakdown in respectful discourse; and how this reflects a potentially dangerous trend that may be contributing to a rise in violent acts.
Please click here to read the article and feel free to share to start a meaningful discussion about this matter.
Posted in Politics, Public Integrity, Public Safety
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Active Shooter, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Civility, Common Sense, Crime Prevention, Daily Caller, Debate, Discourse, respect, Rosanne Barr, Samantha Bee, Violence, Washington Post
With large homeless encampments presenting an increased risk to both public safety and public health in cities like Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Seattle and Fort Lauderdale; is a return to “Broken Windows” policing necessary to provide the first step toward intervention in getting homeless addicts into a diversionary treatment program that gets them off the streets? John Cardillo and I discuss it in an interview on The Rebel.
View the full interview here: Addressing Opioids & Homeless Encampments: A. Benjamin Mannes on The Rebel TV
Posted in Public Safety
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Addiction, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Crime Prevention, Fort Lauderdale, Homelessness, John Cardillo, Los Angeles, Opioid Crisis, Philadelphia, Public Health, Public Safety, Seattle, TheRebel.media