Preventing Gun Violence Essay

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Preventing Gun Violence in the Workplace
By Dana Loomis, PhD
An ASIS International Foundation
Research Council CRISP Report
Sponsored by Securitas International
ASIS International Foundation, Inc. : Alexandria, VA
Connecting Research in Security to Practice
Crisp Report
An ASIS International Foundation Research Council CRISP Report
Contents
Executive Summary. 3
The Problem of Guns in the Workplace . 4
Dimensions of Workplace Violence. 5
Types of Workplace Violence. 6
Firearms and Workplace Violence. 8
Factors Contributing to Gun
Violence in the Workplace . 10
Concealed Weapons and Liability. 10
Criminal and Non-criminal Intent . 11
New Legislation . 12
Responses to the Problem. 13
Government Responses. 14
Industry Responses . 15
Effective Responses . 18
Prevention Measures. 18
Employer Policies. 18
Future Responses. 21
External Violence. 21
Personal or Family Violence. 22
Customer or Client Violence . 23

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