SIGMA Training Now Available Online

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to federal, state, and local social-distancing guidelines, we have modified SIGMA’s threat assessment training and are now offering these classes online in live training sessions.  Our threat assessment training classes continue to be interactive, with tabletop exercises and Q&A with instructors throughout the class. To help offset current… Read more »

SIGMA CEO Randazzo interviewed about White House proposal to monitor the mentally ill

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An article in the Washington Post included an interview with SIGMA’s CEO, Dr. Marisa Randazzo, regarding a longstanding proposal to create a DARPA-type agency to find new, cutting-edge solutions to health-related problems and a proposal from the Trump Administration to use such an agency to find ways to use technology (e.g.through iWatches, FitBits) monitor people… Read more »

Modzeleski Provides Expert Testimony to Kentucky Legislature

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SIGMA school safety expert Bill Modzeleski, formerly Deputy Assistant Under Secretary with the US Department of Education, testified before the Kentucky legislature in a special joint meeting of the House Education Committee and Senate Education Committee. Asked whether he thought arming teachers would enhance school safety, Modzeleski drew upon research findings as well as direct… Read more »

FREE School Threat Assessment Resources

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We have compiled a list of free school threat assessment resources, including short videos, longer videos, how-to guides, and journal articles. Each resource listed has a link to that resource. Please feel free to share this list and resources with anyone that can use them. CLICK HERE for the resource list.

CA Court Decision Sharpens Focus on Campus Threat Assessment

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A recent decision by the California Supreme Court has sharpened the focus on campus threat assessment and threat management. SIGMA’s legal expert, Jeff Nolan, provides a summary and commentary in a new Dinse Brief. Click here to access the brief. For further information, please contact Jeff Nolan at jnolan@dinse.com.