So you want to be a school guardian?

Here are the requirements for any school staff member to become an armed campus guardian in the State of Florida.  Currently, these requirements surpass the training required for School Resource Officers (certified law enforcement officers) assigned to schools.

If We Could Roll Back the Clock to February 14, 2017

If We Could Roll Back the Clock to February 14, 2017

Recently on my social media stream, a friend proposed the following thought exercise about gun control and time travel.  After the Parkland tragedy that took 17 lives, including my daughter Alaina, I took some time to reflect on this.  Here is what my friend proposed:...
Public School Discipline:  Equal Opportunity Offenders

Public School Discipline: Equal Opportunity Offenders

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with supporters and critics of an Obama-era directive on school discipline on Wednesday.  Secretary DeVos is considering changes to the directive and possibly repealing the guidelines outlined therein. That 2014 directive,...
Over 75% of Mass Shooters Communicate Prior to Their Attacks

Over 75% of Mass Shooters Communicate Prior to Their Attacks

Between January and December 2017, 28 incidents of mass attacks, during which three or more persons were harmed, were carried out in public places within the United States. These acts violated the safety of the places we work, learn, shop, relax, and otherwise conduct our day-to-day lives.1 The resulting loss of 147 lives and injury to nearly 700 others had a devastating impact on our nation as a whole. The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) examined these 28 incidents, to identify key themes for enhancing threat assessment and investigative practices. Regardless of whether these attacks were acts of workplace violence, domestic violence, school-based violence, or terrorism, similar themes were observed in the backgrounds of the perpetrators

March For Our Lives? There is a better way

March For Our Lives? There is a better way

March For Our Lives, there is a better way and we’ve got 3 legislative victories to prove it. Ryan Petty was a guest on Cavuto Live on FNC where talked about, #WalkUp, #MarchForOurLives, the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that took the lives of 17 beautiful people, including my daughter Alaina. 

Ryan Petty appointed to the MSD Public Safety Commission

Ryan Petty appointed to the MSD Public Safety Commission

Governor Rick Scott appoints Ryan Petty to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission.  I will work tirelessly to ensure that we learn the lessons from the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, so we can make our schools safer and avoid the mistakes that lead to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas on February 14th, 2018.

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