In his July 19, 2018 piece for Security Magazine, Ariel Benjamin Mannes analyzes the lawsuit filed by MGM Resorts in their effort to use a 9/11-based federal terrorism law as a liability shield from the tragic October, 2017 shooting at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The article questions security liability and calls for more professional security assessment, training and intervention strategies to prevent further incidents from occurring.
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In this piece for Security Magazine, I discuss the recent Capital Gazette shooting and recently released FBI report on behavioral indicators for active shooter prevention and the workplace responsibility for safety & security of staff and stakeholders.
Question posed: What is your workplace doing to prevent active shooters and report potentially dangerous behaviors to law enforcement?
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