“So my topic for this 50 percent hour is the recent stabbing incident involving Salman Rushdie, a tragedy at a great deal of ranges, which I am going to chat about… We’ll speak about the incident what it means to library men and women in phrases of protection and safety.
“So by now, you have likely noticed the stabbing incident that occurred with Salman Rushdie transpired at Chautauqua Institute in upstate New York…. I want to see if we could talk about, in this dialogue below, library stability for these varieties of functions in which we carry in somebody who has not only superior profile but has some controversy connected to him like Mr. Rushdie does…
“His attacker arrived out of the crowd and attacked him with a knife. And we glance at this predicament, we say, well, there was a cop, a regional cop from that place, furthermore a New York State Trooper, but not close more than enough to end an true attacker. So it is a failure in stability… The other concern is that there was not a screening procedure, as considerably as I know, at the doorway for weapons… I am not remaining ridiculous about it. If you might be owning any individual who is an intercontinental determine who has experienced a dying warrant on his head for 30 years, then I would say at a minimum that a metal detector is needed at that that facility…”
Due to the fact 2000, Dr. Steve Albrecht has trained countless numbers of library staff in 25+ states, live and on the net, in support, safety, and stability. His systems are quickly, entertaining, and present instruments that can be set to use instantly in the library workspace with all kinds of patrons. In 2015, the ALA revealed his book, Library Safety: Better Conversation, Safer Facilities. He is at present composing the sequel, The Secure Library: Trying to keep Team and Patrons Protected in a Shifting Globe.
Steve retains a doctoral diploma in Organization Administration (D.B.A.), an M.A. in Stability Management, a B.A. in English, and a B.S. in Psychology. He is board-qualified in HR, stability administration, worker coaching, and risk assessment.
He has composed 24 books on company, security, and leadership matters. He life with 7 pet dogs, two cats, and 3 chickens.