Safe Schools and Campus

The Human Factor Preventing Violence and Building Resilient, Safe Campuses

By  Fred Leland

Law Enforcement and Security Consulting (LESC)

“Know yourself and know your enemy. You will be safe in every battle. You may know yourself but not know the enemy. You will then lose one battle for every one you win. You may not know yourself or the enemy. You will then lose every battle.” ~Sun Tzu

Post-Columbine programs help prevent rampages

By Marilyn Elias, USA TODAY

Even as experts agree there's no certain way to prevent another Columbine, researchers are discovering how schools can minimize violence, and a rising number have launched programs to head off shootings.

Jeff Daniels, a counseling psychologist at West Virginia University, has studied schools that foiled rampage killings. They share a few key qualities:

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