The Center bridges the gap between ideas and action with data-driven analysis and research that focuses on improving our community. We help government, non-profit, and private organizations work together, apply evidence-based research, and create solutions that achieve results. As we build to our big premiere, check out this last excerpt from our new promotional video, […]
Threat Assessment Archives - University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
The Center’s impact reaches every Nebraska county with our research and training. Our threat assessment expertise has an impact at a national level and our school threat assessment training has reached over 100 Nebraska school districts and over 65,000 teachers. As we build to our big premiere, check out this fourth excerpt from our new […]
After more than twenty years working to improve communities around Nebraska, the Public Policy Center is proud to share some of the work we do around the state in a brand new promotional video.
The North Central School Safety & Security Project seeks to promote school safety and security by engaging stakeholders in safety and security planning, providing training, and creating access to resources. This project is provided by the North Central Planning, Exercise, and Training (PET) Region. For more about the 22-County North Central Region, visit Nebraska’s Homeland Security […]
Sponsored by the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center and the Great Plains Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (GPATAP), the annual GPATAP Fall Training Event focuses on integrating aspects of threat assessment and mental health issues. For the 2018 training, there will be an emphasis on both school and corporate environments, and […]
Dr. Mario Scalora and Dr. Denise Bulling of the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center are partnering with Director of Safety and Security for the Nebraska Department of Education, Dr. Jolene Palmer, to conduct basic and advanced threat assessment training for Nebraska schools. The training is sponsored by local Educational Service Units in all areas of the state and features guidelines created by the Public Policy Center that translate the […]
Dr. Mario Scalora is partnering with the United States Marshals Service’s Judicial Security Division (JSD) to examine USMS threat cases, in order to empirically and statistically understand the characteristics and behaviors that relate to targeted violence toward federal judicial protectees. The USMS conducts protective intelligence investigations on subjects who have made threatening, inappropriate, or concerning […]
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center collaborated with the Nebraska Department of Education to conduct a research study that examines how safety perceptions and organization of school safety and security are associated with level and type of law enforcement engagement in rural schools. While rural schools engage with law enforcement, they utilize a variety […]
The objective of this project is to evaluate behavioral and motivational factors in the context of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) deterrence planning for a non-state, rogue, and near-peer adversary. The ultimate deliverable is a set of considerations that a deterrence analyst or planner can use to better estimate leaders’ reactions to U.S. actions […]
Bulling, D. (2017). Integrating Prevention of Violent Extremism in Health Activities. Healthcare Preparedness Insights. Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals, 1, 28-30.