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  • Active Shooter Incidents

    Between 2000 and 2013, an estimated 160 active shooter incidents occurred within the United States resulting in 1043 casualties, 483 of which died (DHS, 2015). No pattern or commonality exists in the selection of victims; which supports that these types of situations evolve rapidly and are very dynamic. This essay will provide a training scenario for an active shooter response. There will be a discussion of the organizational goal, adjusted procedures, and their strengths and weaknesses within the organization, with an overall emphasis on effective communication. An Escalating Problem: The frequency of deadly active shooter incidents has increased to the point active shooter incidents have become a commonality in modern American society. According to an article published by ABC News (2016), recent reports from the FBI indicate the years of 2014 and 2015 twenty active shooter incidents occurred each year. This was nearly six times more than any other time in the preceding sixteen years. This creates a unique situation in which law enforcement officers must be adequately trained to respond, in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies to resolve these high risk critical incidents. The Interagency Security Council defines an active shooter…

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  • Essay On Active Shooter

    Introduction There is no doubting that legislators are fast to enact new programs and policies. The moment that tragedy strikes, the natural reaction is “we must fix this.” The media and the general public push politicians to enact policies and programs that may not be effective or even safe. Over the past decade, the media has broadcast coverage over many active shooters from Sandy Hook Elementary School to Virginia Tech to must notably, the Columbine shooting. Just how often are these…

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  • Active Shooter Situation Analysis

    Run………………………HIDE…………………………….FIGHT Assessing an active shooter policy/procedure for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Miami Regional Operations Center Prepared by: Ronya Walters-Cash Crime Intelligence Analyst II Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Miami Regional Operations Center (MROC) FLEAA Class XXIV June 9th, 2015 Executive Summary page The purpose of this assessment was to create and promote an active shooter policy and an active shooter procedure/drill for the…

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  • Personal Listening Style Analysis

    demonstrating abilities in the people-oriented listening style look for areas of commonality with their conversation partner with an instinctive ability to empathetically listen giving them strong connection to the emotional messages being conveyed. As a Non-Commissioned Officer, it is imperative to the mission that those individuals in whom I was given charge were physically and mentally prepared to carry out assigned duties. If for any reason there were issues, whether personal or…

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  • How To Write A Reflection On A Clinical Experience

    I aimed to improve both recognising and using non-verbal signals, gestures, facial expressions and body language. I also tried to advance my active listening skills giving my full attention to my patient while being seen to be listening by maintaining eye contact and give confirmation to the patient by nodding, smiling or by using verbal ratification. I did this to keep the concentration of my patient and prevent them from reaching a conclusion that I wasn’t properly listening. I also found that…

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  • Reflection On A Critical Incident

    I realized that even though I was not able to directly use cathartic skills, I still learned that something as simple as providing my presence to D.B. still played a beneficial role. Also, utilization of active listening skills such as observing D.B.’s nonverbal behaviours and monitoring my own nonverbal behaviours aided in this situation, even though I did not think much of it during the event. While I did not realize it at first, my feelings of self-doubt masked the fact that I did possess…

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  • Active Listening In Social Work

    The first task is to schedule the meeting with her support system. The second task is to have the meeting with her support system. The third task is to tell them what is going on in her life at the meeting and ask them for help. Write a brief essay discussing the importance of active listening and how we ask questions. Write a reflective response and a follow-up question for the following statements listed below as a part of your essay. Active listening is vital in social work field. Active…

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  • Concepts Of Chicago Fire And Chicago PD

    true understand of how we act in these type of situations in every day life. The ten concepts I picked are: first impressions, attractiveness, jargons, active listening, paraphrasing, volume,…

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  • Personal Listening Skills And Effectiveness

    A person’s culture refers to those beliefs, morals, artistic nuances, customs, personal traits, behaviors, attitudes, folklore, manner of thinking and laws acquired by the individual over time from the societal environment where they reside. (Taylor, 1974) The culture I mainly identify with is the American culture. Various traits in my communication can expressly exemplify the American culture. Among these is assertiveness, which has been marked as one of the primary identifiers of American…

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  • Active Listening Vs Passive Listening Essay

    somebody in a certain field. Other skills are valuable in majority of things that people do throughout the day. One of the most important skills that somebody can use in any field they work in is listening. It is essential to know the different types of listening, distractions from listening accurately, and also benefits of listening to understand why it is so important. Surprisingly, there is more to listening than it seems. It’s not just an on and off switch. Listening comes in…

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