Articles by tag: law enforcement

Revisiting the Mesquite School Shooting: Debating Use of Force and De-escalation Tactics

Revisiting the Mesquite School Shooting: Debating Use of Force and De-escalation Tactics

In the wake of a recent school shooting at Pioneer Technology and Arts Academy in Mesquite, Texas, the Secured podcast, hosted by Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, CEOs of M6 Global Defense and ASAP Security respectively, delves into critical insights and solutions for school security. This incident underscores the pressing need for effective preventive […]

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Breaking the Stigma Behind Men’s Mental Health

This episode of SecurED, delves deep into the emotional toll experienced by individuals exposed to traumatic events, from law enforcement officers negotiating with shooters to reporters covering tragic stories. Anastasiya Bolton, a seasoned journalist, shares her insights on the lasting effects of such experiences and how addressing mental health is not a sign of weakness […]

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The Hidden Impact of Law Enforcement Stories of Survival and Recovery

In this episode, SecurED host Mike Matranga and Mike Barry dive into a critical issue that demands immediate attention. The mental health challenges faced by law enforcement professionals are often concealed beneath the surface, but recent events and heightened awareness are bringing these struggles to the forefront. Why This Discussion Matters Now: The rising number […]

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The Lessons Learned from Covering Breaking News

In this gripping episode of SecurED, host Mike Matranga delves into a profound conversation with Anastasiya Bolton, Founder of ViKSTORY Media. Together, they unearth the chilling patterns that underlie some of the most tragic events in recent history. The conversation starts with a haunting memory, the story of Natalie Holloway, a name etched into our […]

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Education & EdTech
Breaking Stereotypes: The Geography of School Violence

In this episode of SecurED, Mike Matranga, the Host and CEO of M6 Global Defense, engages in a thought-provoking discussion with Anastasiya Bolton, Founder and CEO of ViKSTORY Media. They delve into the human side of trauma, specifically addressing how individuals like themselves, who are exposed to the most harrowing events in their professions, cope […]

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The HERO Program’s Perspective on the Evolution of School Safety

In recent years, with a significant uptick in school-related incidents, the conversation surrounding safety protocols within educational institutions has surged. Since Columbine, there have been 304 fatal school shootings. This trend demands a pivotal question: How are we equipping our students and educators to face these imminent threats, and is there a more effective […]

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Education & EdTech
Secure Schools Begin with Empowered & Trained Staff

In a recent segment of SecurED, hosted by Mike Matranga, CEO of M6 Global Defense, and featuring Marshall Caplan, Senior Security Consultant at M6 Global Defense, the conversation delves extensively into the vital subject of school security. This engaging discussion centers on the reevaluation of priorities within the realm of school safety and security, […]

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Galvanized Steel Leads the Way in Sustainable Building Practices From Cost Savings to Environmental Benefits
April 22, 2024

As the construction industry navigates the complexities of sustainability and economic pressures, the role of galvanized steel has become increasingly pertinent in sustainable architecture. This material, celebrated for its durability and low environmental impact, is gaining attention amid global steel market fluctuations and rising demands for sustainable building practices. With significant shifts in manufacturing […]

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Rethink Everything: Modern Cloud Environments Demand a Fusion of New Security Architectures, Continuous Education and Educated Partnerships
April 22, 2024

As businesses increasingly transition to cloud environments, the conversation around cybersecurity has become more crucial. The shift from on-premise to cloud-based infrastructures offers notable benefits like scalability and cost savings, yet it introduces unique challenges and complexities in security management. The stakes are high, with a significant rise in cyber threats exploiting the vulnerabilities […]

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Bullying, Suicide, and Society The Unseen Crisis in K-12 Education
April 22, 2024

In a recent episode of the Secured podcast hosted by Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive of ASAP Security Services, the tragic case of a transgender student named Nicks Benedict from Oklahoma grabbed national attention. Benedict, a 16-year-old who identified with he and they pronouns, died by suicide after a bullying incident at school. The […]

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Acoustics CAD Simulation: The Future of Aerospace Design
April 22, 2024

As industries strive to meet stringent noise regulations and enhance acoustic performance, acoustic CAD simulation has become an essential tool in aerospace design. The European Environment Agency reports that noise pollution affects the well-being of millions, emphasizing the need for advanced acoustic solutions to mitigate these effects. What cutting-edge strategies and technologies can address […]

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Educating Administrators on Textbook vs Real World Security
May 26, 2023

The SecurED podcast sets out to talk about all things security and privacy. Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive will discuss current events, legislation, and guide you through your critical security procedures. On this episode, Mike Matranga sits down with Mike Montsive to delve into topics such as integrating technology for a cohesive plan, training staff […]

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Turning Pain Into Purpose – A Father’s Journey to Make Schools Safer After the Parkland School Shooting
May 18, 2023

According to Education Week‘s school shooting tracker, there have been 18 school shootings this year alone. With the increasing number of these violent incidents, what’s being done to make schools safer? School Safety Today’s host, Michelle Dawn Mooney, is joined by Max Schachter, the Founder of Safe Schools for Alex, to discuss his advocation for […]

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School Safety Today: Perspectives from a Former First Responder Now Private School Safety Director
May 3, 2023

Student safety has been a major topic in the last few years as more violent acts have occurred on school grounds. While some of it happens after school hours, student safety is still under threat, and the ways we combat this danger has room to improve. So how are schools ensuring student safety and improving […]

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How Drones Can Protect and Serve
June 2, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones can be very hard workers, flexible enough to meet the needs of many users. […]

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Ford Employees Push to End Sales of Police Vehicles: Business Casual
July 13, 2020

Powered by RedCircle From a global pandemic to police brutality to an economic recession to systemic racism and more, our country is certainly experiencing an age of contention unlike any before—controversy that is bleeding through into our everyday lives and even drilling into the businesses we work for. Earlier this year, Amazon was beleaguered by […]

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Quality Visibility & Resolution is Forcing P.I. Work to Evolve
December 13, 2019

There are several situations that require the ability to capture an image. Few of them are more important than those pertaining to private investigations. On this episode of A Look Through the Lens podcast, Scott Stover, Domestic Case Manager for Whitesell investigative Services, sat down with Sean Heath and they discussed the importance of […]

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The Good and Bad of Ring’s Partnership With Law Enforcement Agencies
September 4, 2019

Law enforcement agencies have begun to partner with Amazon’s Ring video doorbell. The partnership allows for these agencies to request video footage from the doorbells through an app in an effort to solve crimes in the area. From a business perspective these partnerships make a lot of sense for Amazon. As law enforcement agencies […]

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Propelling: Meet Your Newest Member of Law Enforcement–Drones
August 13, 2019

“There’s never a lack of interest in what can be done with a drone,” said Rick Rayhel, sales manager for Microdrones. Here on Propelling, a Microdrones podcast, we’ve experienced the same sentiment, exploring UAVs used for all sorts of innovative purposes. Today, we highlighted their role in crime and crash scene analysis. Though new […]

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