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By Dr. Steve Albrecht
When I started my library security training journey back in 2000, my knowledge of what went on in libraries as an operation was limited, and my understanding of what happened in libraries regarding crime, violence, and patron…
May 20
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By Dr. Steve Albrecht
SUBMITTED QUESTION
I’m a security director for a large library district. I’ve got a rural library director who feels unsafe with drug activity around, and in fact, a late night bullet accidentally hit the library door a couple…
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By Dr. Steve Albrecht.
Thank you, Bold and Brave Librarians! We asked and you shared! My hands trembled as I complied your List of Yuck.
As you review what your colleagues have “curated” here, you can either take some comfort that either your…
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By Dr. Steve Albrecht
As one of my friends, who has the unenviable job of cleaning airplane bathrooms between flights, likes to say, “People are nasty.”
The shelves in your library or your oh-so-inviting book drop seem to draw things you wouldn’t…
Mar 8
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[A shorter version of this essay ran as an op-ed in the February 2, 2024 online edition of The Seattle Times. Click here for the link to that version. https://shorturl.at/txFKW. See also "U.S. Department of Education Issues New Resource for School…
Feb 23
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By Dr. Steve Albrecht
The trope we see most often in movies and TV crime shows is when a child is kidnapped, it’s done by the “creepy guy driving a van.” We tell our kids, as soon as they can know it, about “Stranger Danger,” and we spend our lives…
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