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Orlando Shooting

Jason Russell, president and founder of Secure Education Consultants, joins WZZM 13 to discuss the mass shooting in Orlando.  Watch the interview on wzzm.com

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Lockdown vs. Sheltering in Place

A Lockdown is Not the Same as Sheltering in Place — and the Difference Matters During a Public Safety Threat  Very often when you hear of a public safety threat like the one this week on Capitol Hill, the terms “lockdown” and “shelter in place” are used interchangeably in media reports or other announcements. At one point during […]

Situational Awareness

Outbreaks of violence like the deadly shooting spree in Kalamazoo on Feb. 20 make us wonder how we would have reacted – and how we can protect ourselves and our loved ones. It is a natural response.  While there are some things we can keep in mind as we go about our lives,  I must […]

Talking To Kids About Violence

Processing events such as the apparently random shooting rampage in Kalamazoo over the weekend, killing six and injuring two, is hard enough for adults. It is even more challenging for children, who are often absorbing the same information as the adults in their lives but don’t have the context on how to react. The key […]

Discussing Warning Signs – WKZO 590

Jason Russell, founder of Secure Education Consultants, spoke with Jay Morris and Jim McKinney of the Kalamazoo Morning News AM 590 WKZO Radio on Monday, Feb. 22.   Jason discussed the warning signs that the alleged shooter in the Feb. 20 Kalamazoo shooting rampage likely exhibited prior to the shootings. These signs could have tipped off friends or colleagues […]

Tragedy In Kalamazoo

In the wake of the mass shooting tragedy on Feb. 20th in Kalamazoo, Michigan, SEC Founder, Jason Russell, has been asked by several media outlets to share his expertise and thoughts.  Jason reiterates that while this particular incident was a seemingly random series of actions, the suspect likely exhibited warning signs that may have been missed. Jason’s interview with 1340 […]