Media Coverage Featuring Bo Mitchell
Bo Mitchell has been interviewed by news outlets from The New York Times to the International Association of Emergency Managers. These articles provide a wealth of information on emergency planning and preparation.
Whether you need an accredited professional to help you prepare for disaster or to interview for an article, Bo Mitchell and 911 Consulting are here to help.
“Fatal Flaws in Your Active Shooter Response”
SEEN Magazine (Southeast Education Network)
What school leaders must know about their active shooter response.
“Response to Active Shooters”
ASIS International, Fire & Life Safety Council newsletter
Is “Run, Hide, Fight” the response to an active shooter in the workplace?
“With Kidnapping of Executive, Security Has Become an Issue”
The New York Times
Most people can’t accept that they may be a potential target for kidnapping.
“What should you do if confronted with a gunman?”
The Associated Press
How should people respond to an Active Shooter, and how can they expect the police to respond?
“5 Disaster Recovery Myths”
Buildings – Smarter Facility Management
Is your facility ready to weather a disaster? Be it natural, man-made, or technological, make sure your facility is truly prepared for the worst by avoiding these five pitfalls most corporations make.
“911 Consulting plans for all”
911 Consulting marks 15 years of helping workplaces prepare for foreseeable emergencies
“Mitchell Gives Workplace Shooter Presentation”
The Wilton Bulletin covers Bo Mitchell’s presentation on workplace violence at the American Society of Safety Engineers national convention in the Dallas Convention Center.
“Mitchell presents on workplace shooters”
The Wilton Bulletin covers Bo Mitchell’s recent presentation in Anaheim, California, which drew over 1,000 attendees.
“Do You Know Your Emergency Training Legal Obligations?”
Homeland Security Today
What is legally required of an organization when it comes to training employees? More than you might think.
“Most Schools are Ill-Prepared for an Active Shooter Scenario”
Most schools are ill-prepared for an active shooter scenario – is yours? Learn what it will take to make campuses safe for all hazards in an increasingly dangerous world.
“Terrorism not on most companies’ radar”
Fairfield County Business Journal
A survey by the American Management Association of New York City found that only 43% of surveyed corporate executives reported their company having a crisis management plan geared toward disturbances caused by terrorism.
Protecting Your People and Your Posterior: What are the Standards for Creating Your Campus Emergency Plan?
International Association of Emergency Managers, Northeast Colleges and Universities Security Association
What are the standards for creating your campus emergency plan? It’s a huge undertaking, and most campuses aren’t prepared.
“Run, Hide, Fight: Responding to an Active Shooter”
Industrial Safety and Hygiene News (ISHN), EHS Today
Run, hide, fight – these aren’t a list of options in a violent scenario. It’s a single continuum of decision making. Learn what it will take to survive an active shooter scenario.
“What You Need to Know about Campus Emergency Drills”
National Association of Independent Schools
What is the legal definition of an emergency “drill?” Is your campus meeting the standards required by law?
“Justice Department Says Violence in Workplace Underreported”
The New Haven Register
People are the most important asset that companies possess, but many businesses still lack adequate security plans.
“GOV SEC: Most Companies Are Unprepared for Emergencies”
Any business with more than 10 employees is required by law to have a written emergency action plan, but 80% of US organizations don’t.
“Hurricane Coming, Trigger your Emergency Action, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Crisis Communications Plans”
Take these 10 critical steps to prepare your company for a hurricane or other natural disaster.
“Whitby School Appoints Emergency Response Expert”
Campus Safety Magazine
“Train Everyone, Including the Band”
It’s critical to train everyone in your organization – sometimes the least likely candidates are required to step up and lead the way.
“How to Survive a Mass Shooting”
How has the changing landscape of violence in American schools and workplaces impacted our response to Active Shooters?
Bo has also been interviewed live news media programs, including:
- Wall Street Journal
- Hartford Courant
- News Channel 12 Connecticut
- KGO All News Radio San Francisco
- Stamford Advocate
- Corporate Connecticut Magazine
- Occupational Hazards Magazine
- Security Technology & Design Magazine
- KSIS News/Talk Radio Kansas City
- Michigan Talk Radio Network
- Cable Radio Talk Network: National
- WDUN News/Talk Atlanta
- WGVE Radio Chicago
- KPAM News Radio Portland OR
- Kansas Information Network Radio
- WCOJ Talk Philadelphia
- KFWB All News Los Angeles
- A New Day Network Radio (ABC)
- WDVW News/Talk New Orleans
- Right Balance Network News/Talk
- WDBO News/Talk Radio Orlando-Daytona Beach
- WILK All News/Talk Scranton, PA
- Inside Homeland Security
- Code Red Radio: Washington, DC
- WSO (World Safety Organization) Newsletter
- WSHU Radio Fairfield, CT
- WNPR Radio Hartford, CT
- Fox 61 TV Hartford, CT
- NBC Channel 5 TV, Hartford, CT
- WNLK Radio, Norwalk, CT
- WSFB-TV Channel 3 Hartford, CT
- WTNH-TV Channel 8 New Haven, CT