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  • *NEW* Seven Important Building Design Features to Enhance School Safety and Security (PDF 1.9 MB)
    Produced by Safe Havens International for the Indiana School Safety Specialist’s Academy
  • *NEW* Relative Risks of Death in U.S. K-12 Schools (PDF 1.1MB) by Stephen C. Satterly, Jr.
    • Infographic: Active Shooter Incidents in U.S. K-12 Schools, 1998-2012 (PDF 300K)
    • Infographic: School-Related Fatalities, 1998-2012 (PDF 300K)
  • School Safety Today: A review of recent approaches to safety and security in the field of K-12 Education in America (PDF 317K)
    By Michael S. Dorn, Stephen Satterly, Jr., Phuong Dorn and Chris Dorn
  • Evaluating an Expert Witness for School Safety Cases (PDF 688K)
    By Michael S. Dorn, and Sue Ann Hartig, Esq.
  • Fight, Flight or Lockdown – Teaching Students and Staff to Attack Active Shooters could Result in Decreased Casualties or Needless Deaths (PDF 180K)
    By Michael S. Dorn and Stephen Satterly, Jr.
  • Four Phases All Hazards Planning for Schools (PDF 250K)
  • Business Continuity Planning for Schools (PDF 262KB)
  • School Bus Terrorism: A Practical Analysis with Implications for America’s Schools (PDF 66k)