This week’s episode of Personal Security in Challenging Times is now available for viewing on the Continuity Insights website. In this installment, you’ll be education on Armed Assailant Response, which deals with the three well-documented response options when dealing with an armed attacker – run, hide, fight. The keys are knowing your environment, knowing your options, and being prepared to move quickly.
Personal Security in Challenging Times is being presented in partnership with Everbridge.
The series is hosted by Steve Crimando, MA, CHPP, CTM, an internationally known consultant and educator specializing in the application of the behavioral sciences in homeland and private security, violence prevention, crisis management, and disaster response. He is the Principal of Behavioral Science Applications, an innovative operational risk management consulting firm based in the New York Metro Area serving a global client base. He is also a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals.
Personal Security in Challenging Times is based on Crimando’s innovative RADAR training program (Recognize ● Avoid ● Defuse ● Redirect). Individual short-from video segments (5-10 minutes) will deal with Situational Awareness, Street Smarts, De-escalation, Handling Hostile Encounters, Approaches to Upstander Intervention, Civil Unrest, and Vehicular Violence.
The following links will give you access to the first three installments in the Personal Security in Challenging Times series.
Premier episode – Key Concepts: Recognizing and Responding to Racially and Ethnically Motivated Violence (REMV). Watch
Episode Two – Situational Awareness. Watch
Episode Three – Street Smarts. Watch
Episode Four – Verbal De-escalation. Watch