Security Executives Columns & Features Archive
Virginia Tech weaves emergency management into its security landscape
On April 16, 2007, Michael Mulhare was sitting in his office at the Rhode Island office of emergency management listening to the news reports coming out of Virginia Tech University about an active shooter on campus. As the hours progressed, the gravity of the situation intensified for Mulhare, who had two children attending the university. "My perspective at the time was a little different. Both my children were students there, so I viewed the incident from the lens of both a parent and an...