Category: Threat of Violence

How They Want You to React

Posted by Leslie Bolt on March 28, 2016

On the morning after the bombings in Brussels, Belgium, contributing writer for Forbes Magazine, Loren Thompson posted an article titled ‘Brussels Attacks: How The Terrorists Want You To React.’ In his article, Thompson (2016) cited five responses that he believed the attackers in Brussels are attempting to provoke: overreaction, blaming, adopting repressive measures, attacking the […]

A New Sense of Urgency

Posted by Leslie Bolt on March 23, 2016

Waking up to news of attacks in Brussels, Belgium seemed an all too familiar story. Their major international airport as well as centrally located subway station was bombed, killing at least 30 people (Rubin, Breeden, & Raghavan, 2016). Only four short months ago Paris, France was attacked by terrorists as well. Although at this time, […]

Too Close to Home

Posted by Leslie Bolt on March 14, 2016

On February 20th, 2016, West Michigan was again changed forever. In the small, quaint town of Kalamazoo, Michigan a gunman went on what appears to be a random shooting rampage which resulted in 6 deaths and two critical injuries (Hall, 2016). As this university town begins to put back together the pieces, those of us […]

Hostility Management in the Workplace and Beyond

Posted by Bruce Blythe on October 2, 2015

R3 Chairman, Bruce T. Blythe, recently published a blog entitled, “Hostility Management in the Workplace and Beyond” for Allied Barton’s Security Services. Follow the link below to read the blog: Hostility Management in the Workplace and Beyond About the Author: Bruce Blythe is an internationally acclaimed crisis management expert, certified clinical psychologist and veteran of the Marine […]

Shootings in a Setting of Faith

Posted by Dennis Potter on June 19, 2015

How tremendously unsettling it must be for members of a faith community to have some of their members shot and killed during faith event! Where are we supposed to be safe today? In our homes, at work, in our faith community, or wherever. 

Using the Workplace Violence Policy to Intervene

Posted by Bruce Blythe on April 7, 2015

CCN Chairman, Bruce T. Blythe, recently published an article entitled, “Using the Workplace Violence Policy to Intervene” on CCN’s sister company’s website Crisis Management International (CMI). Follow the link below to read this article: