Public Safety Today

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Public Safety Today is a public affairs presentation from The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) located at

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The world is full of dynamically changing cultures. Events such as the September 11, 2001 bombings, the attack on the Pentagon, and the crashed Pennsylvania airliner produced grief across the nation. The actions following 9/11 also... more

Hostage negotiation is included in this Crisis Intervention series because there is a remarkable amount of crisis negotiation which goes on. Only 12% of all hostage incidents involve a perpetrator who is barricaded and has hostages. Most... more

The shameful history of murderous violence in our schools has become an all too common occurrence. Prepare yourselves for the schools of today and the educational warehouses of tomorrow. Welcome to the violence-proofed school... more

This is a great program on how the United States is quickly becoming a nation where a huge percentage of its economy is and will grow to be based on drugs. The estimated cost now of illegal drugs in the U.S. ranges to $276 billion... more

This is a Special Live Program on Women Prison Inmates This show is much different from most shows in that the entire 2 hours will be an interview with a female ex-convict. "Betty" was recently released from prison and provides us... more

We have had many programs on Domestic Violence (DV) but this program is an advanced training session on DV from a Crisis Intervention perspective. DV consists of emotional, financial, verbal, and other kinds of abuse besides only... more

The National Violence Against Women Survey conducted in 1997 found that 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men in the United States had experienced an attempted or complete rape as a child and/or as an adult. These fisgures were arrived at with... more

When you work with clients who are in crisis there is always the potential of dealing with suicidal cases. We already emphasized the critical nature of case management including ongoing awareness and assessment of the risk level of... more

Many crises which a Crisis Interventionist may be exposed to may be rooted in PTSD. For example, suicide and substance abuse may be what results from attempting to cope with trauma. Events such as rape, sexual abuse, battering,... more