Shocking Statistics about Armed Violent Intruders

In 2017, there were over 80 incidents involving an armed violent intruder in our country. This number just keeps growing. This is a scary truth about the world we live in. Armed intruders are targeting healthcare organizations for a numberRead More

Ways Your Staff Can Benefit from Armed Violent Intruder Response (A.V.I.R.) Training

Do your staff members know what to do if someone walks into your hospital with a gun? While this is a scary scenario, it happens more often than we think. There are certain precautions and mitigation techniques that your teamRead More

People known to assailant are usually intended targets, researchers say.

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore reviewed data on more than 150 shootings that occurred in acute care hospitals between 2000 and 2011. The shootings resulted in 235 dead or injured victims. What training has youRead More

Experts: Carthage Shooting Deaths Show Domestic Violence a Workplace Issue

Experts say the shooting deaths at a Carthage, N.C., nursing home in March 2009 should show employers that domestic violence can and often does affect the workplace. “The Carthage nursing home case is a stern wake-up call to employers thatRead More

Armed Violent Intruders Stats for 2012-2013

As of July 14, 2013, there have been 39 Armed Violent Intruder (A.V.I.) shootings in the United States. Mitigation Dynamics Inc. (MDI) tracks these statistics. The rate of incidents is slightly lower than the previous year at the same point.Read More