Terrorism: A Very Broad Exposure

Posted by Jessica and Joey on June 28, 2016 at 9:29 AM

With tragedies striking almost daily, it is important to think about how your community would respond. Who would help you manage a major disaster? How could something of that magnitude affect your entity’s bottom line? What insurance policies, protocols, and plans will you need to respond effectively? For risk management professionals, these are pertinent questions on how their public entity would react in the event of a crisis.

The Flint Water Crisis: Risk Communication

Posted by Brandon S. Brewer on June 22, 2016 at 11:06 AM

Learn to Lead at PRIMA Institute 2016

Posted by Marilyn Rivers on May 31, 2016 at 3:28 PM

Things I Have Learned About Risk Management and Safety

Posted by Jennifer Mannix on May 31, 2016 at 9:28 AM

I am fairly new to risk management – just started in this position 2 ½ years ago – but I am not new to the public sector. I have been working for the City & Borough of Juneau, Alaska for most of my adult life, more than 25 years. My previous experience with our risk manager was limited to review of contract insurance terms. I felt very confident in that area, so how much more could there be?

Use of Electrical Weapons in Law Enforcement

Posted by Mark Kroll on May 23, 2016 at 12:21 PM

Your Mobile Workforce is Driving Up Your Exposure

Posted by Matt McDonough on May 17, 2016 at 9:22 AM

According to the National Safety Council’s Injury Facts 2016, the top three causes of fatalities on the road are drunk driving, speeding and distracted driving. It is estimated that distracted driving accounts for approximately 26% of those deaths, while drunk driving is the top cause and accounts for roughly 31% of road fatalities. It is certainly reasonable to think that distracted driving could be higher.

"Practicing" Integrity

Posted by Stuart Brody on May 10, 2016 at 7:39 AM

Do you have integrity? Of course you do. Everyone has integrity. Have you ever met anyone who doesn’t believe he or she “has integrity”?

So, here’s the question: if everyone possesses integrity, why do we see all around us evidence of integrity breaches – in business, sports, academia, even in the clergy and certainly in our world of government?

Infrastructure Risk Management

Posted by Nigel Wilson on May 9, 2016 at 11:32 PM

Distracted Driving and Obstructions to Safe Law Enforcement Driving

Posted by Julie Frisbey Decker on May 3, 2016 at 9:48 AM

In order for a police officer to arrive safely at a call, he or she must be able to drive without obstructions and distractions, which can be very difficult in today’s environment. When driving, police officers often need to use radios and Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) or computers while operating emergency lights and sirens, not to mention the simultaneous use of cell phones.

Managing the Risks of the Zika Virus by Melanie Bennett

Posted by Melanie Bennett on April 26, 2016 at 11:04 AM