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In Response to Mass Shootings, Increased Security Personnel Isn’t Always the Answer

by Drew Steward, Security Magazine

More security officers won’t necessarily save lives if a mass shooting occurs. It takes effective communication to mount an effective response.

People across the nation are on edge. Understandably so: as of September 2019, the U.S. had seen 283 mass shootings since the start of the year. Even chaotic false alarms are becoming more common. In order to placate and protect citizens, security teams must take immediate measures. And in times of heightened public fear, the natural response is of course to add more personnel and more resources. 

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