As the founder of the WVPI, I have been blessed with a "think tank" of experts who have volunteered their time and talents to the project since its inception in 2015. Forensic psychologist Dr. Robert Tanenbaum of Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania is a key member of our think tank. He has spoken at several of our prior events and always provides key and meaningful information into the topic at hand from a psychological perspective. Dr. Tanenbaum I will interview Dr. Tanenbaum at the W
Please watch the following brief video to learn about depositions, requests for production of documents and other discovery tools used in the pre-trial stage to gather "evidence" needed to either plead or defend a lawsuit.
RE: The Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre - a 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 federal lawsuit was filed in Florida yesterday naming as Defendants Superintendent Runcie, MSD employee/Safety Monitor Medina, Sheriff Scott Israel & several Broward LEOs including School Resource Officer Scot Peterson,as well as Broward County itself arising out of the 2/14/18 mass shooting in Parkland. As this is a federal civil rights action not a state court case where damages are typically capped per th
Many active shooters leave a treasure trove of information on the internet before they engage in their malicious killing sprees. Because of this, the WVPI strongly recommends schools and employers institute reporting systems including anonymous systems that students, employees, and others may use to report any disconcerting online behavior. The following are a few of many disturbing and violent photos amongst other content the Weis Market shooter posted all over the internet
Note: On July 27-28, 2018 the WVPI will present a workshop focusing on school shooting prevention in Broward County, Florida the location of this year's Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy. The educational workshop"From Columbine to Noblesville" will include a presentation of common themes seen in school shootings which may have been influenced by the April 20, 1999 Columbine High School massacre and a module Beyond Code Red presented by school shooting prevention expert Ch