From school shootings to deadly protests, mass violence in the United States has permeated our daily lives. This panel discussion with world-renowned experts Fred Burton, Dr. Ron Schouten and Dorian Van Horn will outline the current threat landscape and how to prevent violence with “behavioral threat assessment” - an objective, fact-finding process used to determine if a person, group or situation poses a risk of violence to an identified or identifiable target. This session will also go inside the mind of a mass shooter: we’ll discuss how to recognize pre-incident indicators and the “pathway to violence” of a threat actor and the importance of protective intelligence technology. This all tells us one thing: most mass violence can be prevented, we just need to know what to look for.
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- Understand the current landscape of threats in the United States and the history of threat assessment and protective intelligence
- Learn about the behavioral threat assessment process and protective intelligence technology and how they both help to prevent violence
- Understand the “pathway to violence” in threat actors and the mind of a mass shooter
- Fred Burton, Executive Director, Center for Protective Intelligence, Ontic
- Dorian Van Horn, Director, Investigative Operations, Ontic
- Ronald Schouten, MD, JD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Kat Brooks, Corporate Communications Manager, Ontic
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