Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 4:06pm
An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus located inside a western Virginia mall on Friday, April 12, walked in, then opened fire -- wounding two women -- before being subdued by an off-duty security guard and two police officers, authorities said.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 1:22pm
Homeland security isn’t just a color-coded risk chart at a press conference in Washington, D.C. It's now a new associate’s degree program in Homeland Security/Emergency Management. Set to begin in the fall, it’s the only program of its kind in the Intermountain West aside from a graduate degree offered in Las Vegas.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 2:10pm
Jackson Community College isn’t required to do drills designed to protect its students and employees from campus threats, but that’s not stopping college officials from doing them. That includes instituting a critical incident team that incorporates everyone from safety personnel to college employees to JCC President Dan Phelan, Allen said. The team will cover policies and procedures for everything from active shooters on campus to bomb threats to chemical spills in labs and power outages, she said.