Author Archive | Lori O'Neill

Security Today Magazine features ADS on January Cover

Confidence through An Alternative Defense After the Sandy Hook shooting, something needed to be done By Sydny Shepard Jan 01, 2017 “Massacre of Innocents: 20 Children, 6 Adults Killed at Sandy Hook.” “Unthinkable: Gunman kills 26 at Elementary School.” “Why? Connecticut, Country Seeks Answers to Killings.” The headlines were horrifying, evoking emotion from anyone who […]

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Overlooked & Under-utilized: Non-lethal Defense Products Effective Option for Civilian Response to Active Shooter/Workplace Violence

After a gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary School and gunned down 20 first graders and six teachers four years ago, followed by high profile attacks like those at the Navy Yard, a military recruiting office in Chattanooga, San Bernardino, Emanuel AME Church and Pulse nightclub, schools, businesses, faith organizations and others started to take seriously […]

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Communities look to local law enforcement for advice on active shooter response

Businesses, manufacturers, schools, houses of worship, retailers and healthcare facilities look to their local law enforcement agencies for guidance on how to respond to the threat of active shooter and workplace violence. One of the questions they often ask is, how can we defend ourselves and our customers, employees and vendors without the risks posed by […]

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Non-lethal Defense Product Strengthens Active Shooter/Workplace Violence Response Protocols for Companies, Manufacturers

One of the challenges for HR and Environmental Health and Safety professionals charged with developing active shooter and workplace violence response plans is how to provide employees with a way to defend themselves without the risks posed by putting firearms into the corporate or manufacturing environment. Knowing that police arrive after an attack is over […]

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