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Federal Commission on School Safety receives testimony from school security expert Ken Trump

Posted by on August 30, 2018

The following testimony was submitted to the Federal Commission on School Safety by Kenneth Trump, President of National School Safety and Security Services on August 28, 2018.  The Commission acknowledged receipt the following afternoon. To the Federal Commission on School Safety: Commissioners, my name is Kenneth Trump and I am the President of National School […]

School bus drivers got security training for Republican convention

Posted by on September 4, 2012

Driving a school bus is a tough job on a “normal” school day. Imagine how tough the job was for Hillsborough County Schools’ bus drivers who had to drive in the security footprint for the Republican National Convention last week in Tampa. And oh, by the way, did we mention there was also a hurricane […]

Emergency Management Agencies: Hidden Treasures for School Preparedness – Part 2

Posted by on March 12, 2010

Part 1 of my interview with Joe Wainscott, Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS), addressed school preparedness and emergency management agency relationships.  Today, the conversation continues with a look at potential school transportation needs during a community disaster. We also discuss partnering benefits including pre-planning and pre-training activities. During tough financial times, a good […]

Emergency Management Agencies: Hidden Treasures for School Preparedness – Part 1

Posted by on March 11, 2010

When I ask many school administrators if they are working with their county emergency management agency on their school crisis planning, I often get a common response:  “Who? What do they do?” We also like to ask school transportation directors if their district’s school buses are part of the county emergency management agency’s plan for mass […]