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  • June 2016
    Research Shows Impact of Integrating Fire, Disaster Preparedness into Core College Courses

    By Leischen Stelter

    College students are a prime target for disaster preparedness education. AMU professor Kevin Kupietz conducted research showing how well students retain preparedness information when it's integrated into their core college courses.


  • June 2016
    Public Safety Leadership: Be Cautious of Extreme Narcissists

    By Dr. Michael L. Beshears

    Public safety leaders should not ignore people in their organizations who appear to be extremely narcissistic. Such people usually have their own self-serving agendas, which may be in opposition to or a detriment to an organization’s mission and the morale of staff.


  • June 2016
    An Officer’s Experience: Police Training to Reduce Use of Force Cases

    By Andrew Bell and Bruce Razey

    Police training programs must address alternatives to assist the officer during the decision-making process about whether or not to use deadly force. Here's why in-depth training and role-playing scenarios are so important for police officers.


  • June 2016
    The Threat of Drones to Secure Facilities

    By Leischen Stelter

    Three men were recently convicted of using a drone to drop drugs and other contraband into a Maryland prison. Drones pose a new and major threat to correctional institutions and other secure facilities. Learn ways administrators are addressing drone threats using technology and training.


  • June 2016
    Commencement 2016: Celebrating and Networking in Person

    Attending an online university requires students and faculty to work harder to connect. Instead of getting to know someone face-to-face in a classroom, engagement must happen through forum posts, emails, phone calls, and chat sessions. However, there is one exceptional opportunity for faculty and students to meet face-to-face: graduation. Here are some of the great activities planned for commencement this year.