WPV Numbers for July

by todaystrainingblog

This has been a busy month for workplace violence (WPV). I haven’t tracked this many incidents in a single month for at least 4 years! What brought it on? Not knowing the people and circumstances in which they went off, I haven’t a clue, except the usual warning signs.

Washington D.C. July 2                  0
Kingman, AZ. July 1 (3 incidents) 16w
Fayetteville, NC. July 2                   0
Columbus, OH. July 2                     0
San Bernadino, CA. July 4              6w
Cincinnati, OH. July 4                     2 w
Phoenix, AZ. July 5                          0
Washington D.C. July 6                   0
Columbia, NC. July 6                       0
New York, July 8                              1w
Boston, MA. July 9                           1w
St. Louis, MO. July 13                       2w
Chestertown, MD. July 14                0
Phoenix, AZ. July 15                                  1d
Chattanooga, TN. July 16                  2w     6d
(as of this writing it is still not known if it was terrorism or just regular WPV)
Hayward, CA. July 22                                      1d
Lafayette, LA. July 23 3d                   9w
Prescott, Flagstaff, Phoenix, & Tucson July 28    0
Casa Grande, AZ. July 29                                        2w
July: 20 incidents 11 dead 36 wounded

Total # of incidents: 97 Arizona 33
80 Dead 137 wounded

Robert D. Sollars is a recognized expert on security issues, specifically workplace violence. He’s spent 32 years in the security field. Contact him at 480-251-5197 or Visit his Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/oneistoomany
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