The Protection Institute

The Protection Institute is a full service protection & security solutions company. We empower people to protect themselves and others. We pledge a personal commitment to those we serve - the safety of others is our priority.

The Protection Institute is a full-service protection, safety and security solutions company. PI was founded by retired and former members of military and law enforcement elite units. We are a team of world-class professionals with various specialized backgrounds. Every PI team member has been selected for their expertise and contributions in their respective fields. Our internationally recognized

video.pbs.org 01/26/2015

Watch now: Capitol Journal | September 26, 2014 - Week In Review | PBS Video

http://video.aptv.org/video/2365334938/

video.pbs.org First Lady Dianne Bentley / Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow with Patrick Sergott

online.wsj.com 05/19/2014

Can You Qualify to Help at Your Child's School?

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304081804579558473964792770

online.wsj.com In The Wall Street Journal, Lenore Skenazy writes that if you want to assist with the fingerpainting, first comes the fingerprinting.

baynews9.com 03/14/2014

Lawmakers considering teacher gun safety bill

Arming teachers in schools is not the answer.

http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2014/3/13/teachers_gun_safety.html

baynews9.com Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would permit selected teachers to carry fi****ms on campus in case of emergency situations.

[03/11/14]   School shootings often occur in a matter of minutes and law enforcement may not be able to respond quickly enough. This why training the teachers and staff is so important.

[03/07/14]   PI would like to thank Ms. Jolie Logan from Darkness to Light for taking time out of her day to have come and met with our Team.

heraldbulletin.com 03/04/2014

Legislation would allow guns on Indiana school property

Do you think Guns should be allowed in your child's school parking lot, in a locked car?

http://www.heraldbulletin.com/education/x1196469415/Legislation-would-allow-guns-on-Indiana-school-property

heraldbulletin.com ANDERSON — Legislation that would allow licensed gun owners to have their weapons stored in vehicles on school property could be amended today in the

[02/27/14]   Should Parents start searching their child's backpacks before leaving for school?

Any thoughts on this.

news-press.com 02/21/2014

Student arrested on charge of bringing gun to East Lee County High School

This is now an everyday occurrence in our country. Whether it is High School, Middle School or Elementary School level.

Student arrested on charge of bringing gun to East Lee County High School

http://www.news-press.com/article/20140220/CRIME/140220015/Student-arrested-charge-bringing-gun-East-Lee-County-High-School-?nclick_check=1

news-press.com Deputies arrested an East Lee County High School student today, who they said brought a gun to campus after complaining of being bullied.

journalstandard.com 02/19/2014

Freeport police: lockdown lifted at Tri-County Christian School

When one of our own is faced with the ever growing threats this country faces.

http://www.journalstandard.com/article/20140218/NEWS/140219200/1994/NEWS

journalstandard.com FREEPORT - A lockdown at Tri-County Christian School, 2900 W. Loras Dr., has been lifted after police determined today there is no threat to the safety of students or staff.Freeport Deputy Police Chief Jim Drehoble said an individual called police this morning to report that a family member was en r...

washingtonpost.com 02/14/2014

At least 44 school shootings since Newtown — new analysis

In the fourteen months since the mass shooting in Newtown, CT, there have been at least 44 school shootings including fatal and nonfatal assaults, suicides, and unintentional shootings — an average of more than three a month.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/02/13/at-least-44-school-shootings-since-newtown-new-analysis/

washingtonpost.com That's an average of more than three a month since December 2012, with nearly 30 deaths. See map.

gamasutra.com 02/10/2014

Video games and gun violence: A year after Sandy Hook

Video games and gun violence? What is your take on this.

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/210322/video_games_and_gun_violence_a_.php

gamasutra.com Following the horrific December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook, the game industry sat down with the Vice President to talk about gun violence. A year later we ask: What's come of that meeting? Gamasutra's Mike Rose reports.

02/07/2014

The Protection Institute is now a proud sponsor of

hosted.ap.org 02/03/2014

News from The Associated Press

SCHOOL SHOOTINGS CONTINUE DESPITE SAFETY EMPHASIS

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_SHOOTINGS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-02-03-03-37-29

hosted.ap.org WASHINGTON (AP) -- Despite increased security put in place after the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, there's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings.

timesdaily.com 01/27/2014

Franklin studies safer schools

Once again The Protection Institute is in the news.

http://lnkd.in/dqPPRxK

timesdaily.com VINA — State Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow said there’s nothing more important than keeping children safe.

franklinfreepress.net 01/24/2014

County in school security talks with Protection Institute | | Franklin Free Press

The Protection Institute in the news again.

http://www.franklinfreepress.net/?p=4260

franklinfreepress.net John Pilati Franklin Free Press The latest turn in ongoing efforts to enhance security in Franklin County Schools could come from an international company that

[01/24/14]   The job of keeping your children safe, and teaching them well, is something we can only do together through the training of the teachers and the staff.

[01/20/14]   K-12 school personnel are not required to be trained at the same level as professional emergency responders. Isn't time we start?

[01/16/14]   Schools need to realize that they cannot depend entirely upon immediate response & help from police. Schools need to dramatically change the way they train staff to respond.

[01/14/14]   As a parent you should ask questions about your child's school Emergency Response Plan that the Administrators have in place.

eriereader.com 01/10/2014

Guest Opinions:The Lessons of Sandy Hook Going Unheeded - Erie Reader

PI is getting some great Media coverage. Check out this article by one of our VP's Geof Gradler.

http://www.eriereader.com/article/guest-opinionsthe-lessons-of-sandy-hook-going-unheeded

eriereader.com If the observance of the year since the horror at Sandy Hook Elementary wasn’t enough cause for reflection, the recent shooting at Arapahoe High School in Colorado furnished another one. It is fitting to ask whether we are doing everything possible to protect our kids from whatever threat they encou...

[01/09/14]   Lots of talk from politicians on school shootings, but no action. Take a stand to protect students and teachers!

franklincountytimes.com 01/08/2014

Officials look at school security options | Franklin County Times

Another Great Article on The Protection

Institutehttp://www.franklincountytimes.com/2014/01/07/officials-look-at-school-security-options/

franklincountytimes.com During an informational meeting on Friday, school, state and local officials discussed ...

timesdaily.com 01/06/2014

School safety on table

Interesting news article on The Protection Institute
http://m.timesdaily.com/news/local/article_ddb169ee-7504-11e3-9d78-10604b9f6eda.html?mode=jqm

timesdaily.com School safety topic of Franklin meetingRUSSELLVILLE— Three Franklin County schools will be evaluated for their possible participation in a protection plan as part of a pilot program on school safety.

irontontribune.com 01/02/2014

Student-related gun incidents go unreported | The Tribune

Student-related gun incidents go unreported

http://www.irontontribune.com/2013/12/31/student-related-gun-incidents-go-unreported/

irontontribune.com Reports of students disciplined for taking guns to school are seen in the news infrequently. It does not happen often — but it may be a bigger problem in Ohio than most people think.

[12/18/13]   School lock-downs are not only caused by internal threats. Often external threats are a common trigger.

[12/17/13]   The Protection Institute leverages specialized expertise, global experience and innovative technology to deliver the new standard in emergency response preparedness. Emergency response planning without the Total Protection Formula™ often results in a generalized approach, ineffective hardware and misallocation of limited resources. The Total Protection Formula™ empowers our clients to face today's rapidly evolving threat environment through customization in every phase.

[12/16/13]   We pride ourselves on our level of client support and customize our services to meet their needs. We serve governmental agencies, foreign government officials, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, educational institutions, health care organizations, corporate entities, industrial facilities, vital installations, private groups and individuals.

slate.com 12/13/2013

Lessons From Newtown for Gun-Owning Parents

Lessons From Newtown for Gun-Owning Parents

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/crime/2013/12/warning_signs_for_school_shooters_what_parents_who_own_guns_should_look.html

slate.com This piece is adapted from an essay on Randall Collins’ blog, the Sociological Eye. The aftermath of the school shootings at Newtown, Conn. has focused on searching for a motive. Why did 20-year-old Adam Lanza kill 20 children and six adults at the school, after shooting his mother in her...

[12/12/13]   The Protection Institute's focused training in the K-12 education sector empowers the educational community to protect the lives of students, teachers, staff and visitors on its campuses.

[12/11/13]   The TPF Customized Virtual Training Program ensures that every client we serve will understand their specific role and know exactly what to do should an emergency situation occur.

[12/11/13]   Are you aware that most states Privacy Laws shield school-districts of telling parents the number of gun incidents that occur on school grounds?

12/10/2013

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[12/10/13]   The Protection Institute is a full-service protection, safety and security solutions company. PI was founded by retired and former members of military and law enforcement elite units. We are a team of world-class professionals with various specialized backgrounds. Every PI team member has been selected for their expertise and contributions in their respective fields. Our internationally recognized Subject Matter Experts have extensive global experience in Strategy, Training and Operations.

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