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American Alarm hosts seminar on combatting active shooters


ARLINGTON, Mass.—More than 40 school and business leaders took part in American Alarm’s “Keeping our Communities Safe” seminar last month, the company announced.

Experts: Schools can prepare successfully for disasters like tornadoes

Designated shelter, alignment with emergency management offices also key

YARMOUTH, Maine—What can a school do when a monstrous EF5 tornado is barreling down upon it, packing winds of at least 200 mph? Follow through on what should already have been practiced many times, school security experts say.