Burglary – Over 2,000,000 Break Ins Each Year

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Did you know there are over 2,000,000 home burglaries reported each year in the United States. About 30 percent of all burglaries are through an open or unlocked window or door. Nearly 66 percent of all burglaries are residential (home) break-ins. Renters are just as likely to be the victims of property crime as homeowners. In the United States, every …

Lockdown Procedures for Schools

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One type of emergency that schools may face is a threat posed by an intruder or emergency situation outside the school that prevents the evacuation of students from the building. In these situations, schools should be prepared to take steps to isolate students, teachers and staff from danger by instituting a school lockdown. A school lockdown can serve several functions …

No Sweat Holiday Planning

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You’ve reached the final stretch of tight preparations for your dream holiday. You can almost smell freedom and excitement. But before you get there you are pretty much aware of the stress of preparation – checking your flights, searching for hotels, looking for the most affordable deals that gives value for money. If the preps are this tiring, you could …

WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL LOCKDOWNS

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When we send our children to school, we consider these institutions as a haven of safety for them. Recent increase of crimes happening in schools have become alarming. Depending on the degree of threat against the whole institution, some schools initiate Hold & Secure or Lockdown procedures. The Toronto District School Board explains the difference between the two. Hold & …