K-PhD School and Campus Shootings Awareness

Author(s): Gregory Truhan, James McBride

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2014

Pages: 272


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Written by authors with seventy combined years of law enforcement experience with academic expertise, K-PhD School and Campus Shootings Awareness address the preventability of mass shootings directed at victims in learning environments at all levels K-PhD. The text includes a summary of school and campus shootings in America; an analysis of incident commonalities; historical insights into and social dimensions of school and campus violence; US Secret Service research relating to behavioral intelligence, threat assessment, risk management and interventions; Ohio’s best security and safety practices relating to these types of emerging threats; and ten recommendations from the authors. New terms include firearms abuse, gun abuse, K-PhD, crimeaphobia, and targetology.

Chapter 1 School and Campus Shootings in America
Chapter 2 Behavioral Intelligence: United States Secret Service Research
Chapter 3 Intervention, Threat Assessment, Risk Management
Chapter 4 Historical Insights into Safer Schools and Campuses
Chapter 5 Social Dimensions of School and Campus Violence
Chapter 6 Ohio’s Best Security and Safety Practices
Chapter 7 Lessons Learned

Appendix 1 School and Campus Shooting Research 1966–2012
Appendix 2 Ohio School Construction Safety Act (HB 446 130th General Assembly Regular Session)
Appendix 3 Crimeaphobia
Appendix 4 Ohio Learning Environment Shootings with Fatalities 1864–2014
Appendix 5 OAG FERPA, HIPPA Guidelines 2007
Appendix 6 Targeting Mass-Shooting IHE Attacks with 2 Victims 1966–2012
Appendix 7 Ohio Campus Safety Task Force Report Summary 2007
Appendix 8 IACLEA Blueprint for Safer Campuses 2008
Appendix 9 CDC Monologue: Understanding School Violence
Appendix 10 Campus-Related All Risks and Hazards
Appendix 11 Two-Year College Model Protection Plan

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Gregory Truhan

Gregory Truhan earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Law Enforcement Administration and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Youngstown State University. He worked seven years as a police officer in Youngstown, Ohio, and 22 years as a special agent with the United States Secret Service, retiring in 2008 as a senior special agent. He served as the lead protective intelligence coordinator and threat assessment investigator for the Cleveland, Ohio Field Office. In 2007, he co-authored a protective survey and risk assessment for Cleveland City Hall, which was used by the City to obtain $3 million in federal grants to implement the recommendations. He presented a session titled “Homeland Security and Higher Education” at the APPA Midwest Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers Annual Conference in 2004. He was a member of the Cuyahoga County Ohio Mental Health Court Initiative Committee that developed the Mental Health Court Docket Model presented at the state’s Eighth District Judicial Conference in 2002. After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, he was assigned to the World Trade Center Recovery Task Force, working at Ground Zero in New York City. In 2002, he worked in Afghanistan as a member of the Security Advance Team for the visit of U.S. Secretary of Treasury Paul O’Neill. He is currently an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, Ohio, where he received the 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award (nominated by students/evaluated by peers). He is a certified instructor of Crisis Intervention with the Ohio Basic Police Academy and a police in-service Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training instructor for the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County. He can be reached at

James McBride

James T. McBride is a 35-year veteran of Ohio law enforcement with experience as a campus public safety director and police chief, municipal police supervisor, sheriff office administrator, basic training academy instructor, and crime prevention practitioner. He has served as a safety and security consultant and assessor for a number of colleges and universities, and as chairman of IACLEA’s first Two-Year College Task Force. He served on the Prevention subcommittee of Ohio’s Campus Safety and Security Task Force, and has authored numerous articles on security and crime prevention published in a variety of trade publications including Law and Order, Campus Law Enforcement Journal, Ohio Police Chief, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, etc. Chief McBride is a graduate of the National Crime Prevention Institute, National Defense University’s National Security Program, and the DOD’s Facilities Protection Institute. He is a certified Terrorist Liaison Officer and served on the Lake County Homeland Security Task Force for more than a decade. He teaches community policing at Lakeland Community College in Ohio. He can reached at

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ISBN 9781465269447

Details Electronic Delivery EBOOK 180 days