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Except where otherwise noted, all of the documents below were authored by Safe Havens International.

» Lessons from Analysis of Active Assailant Incidents in 11 Countries – from the Excellence in Training Podcast (MP3, 43MB)

» Arapahoe High School Active Shooter Post-Incident Review report (PDF, 1.5MB)

» ASIS Security Magazine: “Run, Hide, Don’t Fight” – A discussion on ‘Options-Based’ responses to Active Assailants (PDF)

By Michael S. Dorn

» Bomb Threat basics (PDF)

» Business Continuity Planning for Schools (PDF)

» Evaluating an Expert Witness for School Safety Cases (PDF)

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)

By Michael S. Dorn and Stephen Satterly, Jr.

» Four Phases All Hazards Planning for Schools (PDF)

» Recovery Planning for Schools (PDF)

» Relative Risks of Death in U.S. K-12 Schools (PDF 1.1MB)

by Steven Satterly, Jr. & Safe Havens International

Related: Infographic: Active Shooter Incidents in U.S. K-12 Schools, 1998-2012 (PDF)

Related: Infographic: School-Related Fatalities, 1998-2012 (PDF)

» School Bus Terrorism: A Practical Analysis with Implications for America’s Schools (PDF)

By Chris Dorn

» School Safety Today – Safe Havens International

» 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

» Twenty Simple Strategies to Safer and More Effective Schools (PDF)

Related: Infographic and more information on this document

        Produced by Safe Havens International for the Maine Department of Education