Violent situations can happen at a moment’s notice and are typically planned events. Dallas police just experienced an active shooter situation that took five police officers lives during a peaceful demonstration. How do you prepare yourself and your organization for violent attacks? Do you have a process for evaluating your organization’s ability to respond to workplace violence? In episode 18 we talk to Jay Brennan an experienced police officer that was part of a multi-agency response during the Boston bombings as well as being involved in many other armed responses. Jay also teaches organizations how to prepare for such events within the workplace. This interview covers workplace violence planning, active shooter protocols and hostage situations.