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In This Issue: Model Police and Jail Policies Available, Last Minute Tips for Fireworks & Special Events, Reopening Summer Camps During the Pandemic?, Trident University: Now is a Great Time to Get Started, Did you Know?

In This Issue: COVID-19 Resources for Re-Opening, Tick Season Is Here, Training Highlights, and Did you Know?

The high-profile news of lead contamination of the City of Flint, Michigan, is just one example of a growing concern for public entities across the nation—the discovery of dangerous levels of lead in the water.

Contrary to popular belief, Fortune 500 companies are not the only ones concerned with cybersecurity. Over the last few years, public entities have experienced numerous intentional cyber attacks.

Has your organization ensured that your entity’s Use of Force policy is one that will represent you well in case of litigation? It involves the 4th, 8th, & 14th Amendments and is one of the most frequent and costly claims for an entity.

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) estimates that ballistic-resistant soft body armor has saved more than 3,000 lives in the past 30 years alone. But, are your officers taking the proper steps to maintain this valuable piece of personal protective equipment?

While the Americans with Disabilities Act itself prohibits retaliation, the newest EEOC guidance also contains a provision prohibiting “interference” with the exercise of ADA rights that is broader than the anti-retaliation provision.

AEDs in the Workplace

April 21, 2020
In the past, defibrillators were complicated machines that only medical professionals with extensive training in heart rhythm interpretation could operate. Today, we have automatic external defibrillators, or AEDs, which are compact, portable and easy to use.

It’s small in stature in municipal buildings, schools and college campuses, but huge in prevention and containment in the event of an emergency. This simple device is the fire extinguisher.

Safety Takes Center Stage

April 21, 2020
Planning community events requires communication among all parties involved. Once the proper measures and procedures are put in place, your event will be on a smoother road to success.

Contact us today to learn how partnering with Paragon can make you more productive and successful.