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https://adminsm.asisonline.org/Pages/SM-Online-October-2018.aspxSM Online October 2018GP0|#28ae3eb9-d865-484b-ac9f-3dfacb4ce997;L0|#028ae3eb9-d865-484b-ac9f-3dfacb4ce997|Strategic Security;GTSet|#8accba12-4830-47cd-9299-2b34a43444652018-10-01T04:00:00Z<h4>​SMART BUILDINGS</h4><p>Intelligent buildings are alive with functionality, but security may be overlooked. <a href="https://www.asisonline.org/get-involved/asis-foundation/" target="_blank">A report sponsored by the ASIS Foundation</a> outlines what security practitioners should know.</p><h4>WARNING SIGNS</h4><p>Do active shooters display detectable warning behaviors before an attack?<a href="https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/pre-attack-behaviors-of-active-shooters-in-us-2000-2013.pdf/view" target="_blank"> In a new study, </a>the FBI finds that they do. </p><h4>FLOODS</h4><p>Hundreds of thousands of homes are at risk of chronic flooding due to sea level rise over the coming decades, <a href="https://www.ucsusa.org/global-warming/global-warming-impacts/sea-level-rise-chronic-floods-and-us-coastal-real-estate-implications#.W6FWnvZFy71" target="_blank">according to a report</a> from the Union of Concerned Scientists.</p><h4>SCHOOL THREATS</h4><p><em><a href="https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED446352" target="_blank">The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective</a></em> presents a systematic procedure for threat assessment and intervention of school shooters.</p><h4>SCHOOL RESOURCES</h4><p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security <a href="https://www.dhs.gov/school-and-workplace-violence" target="_blank">offers resources</a> for protecting against violence in schools.</p><h4>EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT</h4><p>The U.S. Government Accountability Office examines how federal agencies address employee misconduct in its report <em>Federal Employee Misconduct: Actions Needed to Ensure Agencies Have Tools to Effectively Address Misconduct</em>. <a href="https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-48">https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-48</a></p><h4>CARGO THEFT</h4><p><a href="https://portaldagestaoderiscos.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2017_annual_us.pdf" target="_blank">A 2017 report from SensiGuard</a> provides a snapshot of the severity and location of cargo thefts in the United States and Canada, based on data from transportation security councils, insurance companies, and law enforcement organizations.</p><h4>HARASSMENT</h4><p>Employees who do not report sexual harassment at work due to fear of retaliation may sue their employers later, <a href="http://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/172646p.pdf" target="_blank">a U.S. federal appeals court ruled.</a></p><h4>IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT</h4><p><a href="https://bipartisanpolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/BPC-Immigration-Local-Law-Enforcement.pdf" target="_blank">A report from the Bipartisan Policy Center </a>studies the relationships among local law enforcement, immigrants, and federal immigration authorities.</p><h4>PRIVATE PRISONS</h4><p> The Sentencing Project takes a look at the growth in U.S. private prisons in <em><a href="https://www.sentencingproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Capitalizing-on-Mass-Incarceration.pdf?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=35b802b2-5444-4a66-9f7c-a141a75bcaf2" target="_blank">Capitalizing on Mass Incarceration.</a></em></p><h4>RUSSIA AND U.S. ELECTIONS</h4><p>Despite allegations that the Russian government worked to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election, most Russians believe their government did not try to influence the election, <a href="http://www.pewglobal.org/2018/08/21/russians-say-their-government-did-not-try-to-influence-u-s-presidential-election/" target="_blank">reports the Pew Research Center.</a></p>

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