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March 17, 2014

Welcome to Security Training Center® News! This newsletter is part of our continuing education program, offered free to our students. Twice each month subscribers receive links to relevant and interesting articles pertaining to the private security industry. Every article will have some educational value, be it changes in security best practices, case studies with lessons to be learned, or success stories. Security Training Center's goal is to make our students the best-informed and most current security officers in the industry.

DUTY TIP:  Tueller Principle: A knife can be deadly even 21-feet away. It only takes 1.5 - 2 seconds to cross 21-feet of open space. How fast is your reaction time?

Cigarette Ignites Dorm
A discarded cigarette caused a university dorm to catch fire, displacing 42 students and destroying their possessions.
Full situation
Fire Drills - A Waste of Time?
Conflict between the goals of educators and the realities of school evacuations have resulted in ineffective procedures.
Read opinion
Small Towns Prepare for Active Shooter Events
Small towns in Maine are taking active measures to stop the next active shooter event.
Here's why
Cargo Theft On The Rise
While incidents of cargo theft have reached an all-time high, loss value continues to decrease.
Details
Most Social Media Threats To K-12 Schools Are Distractions
Criminals are increasingly using social media threats against schools to distract police from crimes committed elsewhere.
Read more
Court Upholds Ban on US Flag Shirts at California School
A federal court sided with a high school principal's 2010 decision to ban US flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo in order to keep students safe in a climate of racial tension.
Full story

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