County executive Marc Elrich discussed the recommendations of his task force on reinventing public safety on Thursday. A Montgomery County Police Task Force is calling for crisis training for recruits and a focus on Taser use among the 87 recommendations it shared on Thursday. The group also wants to eliminateRead More →

CALDWELL, Texas (KBTX) – The Burleson County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Cedar Park Hospital to offer mental health crisis training this week. The course was free and focused on de-escalation practices. Law enforcement officers from across the Brazos Valley showed up throughout the week to listen to a first-handRead More →

Businesses are too dependent on outdated software, most essential crisis personnel are not required to undergo cybersecurity training, and the pandemic has exacerbated the problems, according to a new report. Image: iStock Business leaders cannot reconcile crisis preparedness with the desire to build effective cyber crisis response functions. A newRead More →

The tone, words and body language of an adjuster can demonstrate caring and concern for an insured who is going through one of the worst days of his life. (Photo: Shutterstock) In early September, I remember watching the news as one of the most powerful storms hit the northern Bahamas,Read More →

OTTAWA, April 28, 2020 / CNW Telbec / – In response to increased pressure on essential workers during COVID-19, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (CMHC) has developed a trio of free crisis response training programs designed to help frontline workers cope with the stress of these exceptional circumstances. “IRead More →

TAMPA – Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan started the press conference with two big numbers. So far this year, police in Tampa have responded to more than 5,200 calls involving someone experiencing some sort of mental health crisis. During the same period, officers took about 2,500 people into preventive custodyRead More →