Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats

Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
When you say the words “first responders” who comes to mind?  Police, Fireman, EMT? But what about teachers?  It is no longer adequate to place all of the responsibility for our children’s safety in the hands of our teachers during an attack and not take the time to properly train them to accomplish that task. Nor is it acceptable to simply tell them, "Lock your classroom door, turn out the lights, hide in a corner and pray that the attacker doesn’t pick your room."   Today, the n...
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No Easy Cure for PTSD

No Easy Cure for PTSD
David J. Morris, a former Marine infantry officer, has suffered with PTSD for years. In a fascinating first-hand account of his experience, which appears on The New York Times‘s website, he writes eloquently about his negative experiences with one VA’s most popular treatments for PTSD, prolonged exposure therapy. After one month of treatment, Morris began to have problems. If you have members suffering from PTSD following a traumatic incident, they might find this article interesting. You can al...
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Pleasanton Police Launch Campaign to Reduce Auto Break-Ins

Pleasanton Police Launch Campaign to Reduce Auto Break-Ins
The Pleasanton Police Department is launching a new crime prevention campaign aimed at reducing the number of preventable property crimes in the city. These crimes – thefts from unlocked vehicles and burglaries in which items were left in plain view –  required 2,220 hours of police resources in 2013 at a cost to taxpayers of well over $250,000.   “Hide It, Lock It, or Lose It” focuses on reminding those who live, work or play in Pleasanton to remove all items from ...
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Woman arrested after man is stabbed at fast-food restaurant

Woman arrested after man is stabbed at fast-food restaurant
A fast-food restaurant employee was stabbed multiple times and police later arrested a woman at a Dublin home on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the case, police said. The victim, an employee at the Jack in the Box at 4295 Valley Ave. in Pleasanton, was taken to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, where he was treated for his wounds and released. His name, age and city of residence were not released. Police arrested Jazmine Vasquez, 31, about 5 p.m. Sunday April 13th, at a fam...
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Felon Convicted of Threatening Alameda County Superior Court Judge

Felon Convicted of Threatening Alameda County Superior Court Judge
Jamal Austin, 59, was convicted of threatening Judge Jacob Blea III, who presides at the Gale-Schenone Hall of Justice in Pleasanton, in a motion written by Austin in March of 2013 A five-time felon was convicted on Friday of threatening a public official for threatening to kill a judge who was handling his civil case.   An Alameda County jury deliberated for two days before delivering its verdict against 59-year-old Jamal Austin for his threat against Superior Court Judge Jacob Blea I...
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