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National School Safety and Security Services

National School Safety and Security Services

P.O. Box 110123
Cleveland, Ohio 44111-0123

Phone(216) 251-3067

Website www.schoolsecurity.org
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Ken Trump provides accessible, timely and quality expert services to plaintiff and defense attorneys on preK-12 school safety and security cases. He is an experienced speaker, teacher, and news commentator on school safety.

Ken served in the Cleveland City Schools’ safety division, and as a suburban school security director and assistant gang task force director. He trained and consulted for 30 years with school and public safety officials from 50 states and internationally.

Ken is a doctoral student at The Johns Hopkins University School of Education. He earned MPA and BA degrees from Cleveland State University, and 2,500 hours of specialized training. He is author, co-author and/or editor of 3 books, 5 book chapters and 450 articles.

Ken is a four-time Congressional witness and testified to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He presented to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, Education Commission of the States, National School Boards Association, and others.

Services

Ken is experienced with wrongful deaths, violent assaults with serious injuries, sexual assaults, rapes, and other violence cases.

Ken’s services can help plaintiff and defense attorneys on these and/or other preK-12 school safety and security issues including, but not necessarily limited to:

School security, school safety, school violence, and related issues in pre-kindergarten-12 education settings

Bullying, school anti-bullying policies and programs, and related issues

Crimes and/or serious K-12 discipline cases involving issues such as assault, sexual assault, rape, murder, serious injuries, wrongful death, etc.

School crisis and emergency preparedness, written emergency / crisis guidelines and plans, and crisis teams

Training school employees on emergency / crisis preparedness, security and school safety issues and practices

School crisis / emergency drills and exercises School security assessments, premises evaluations and campus threat assessments

Physical security measures (access control, visitor management, fencing, lighting, communications, etc.)

Use of cameras, metal detectors and other security equipment in preK-12 settings

School special event and athletic event security and emergency / crisis planning and preparedness

Threat assessment and response practices for threats made by students and others

School security officers, school police, school security department operations and procedures

Hiring, training, evaluation, and retention of school security officers (proprietary and contract) and school police

School bus transportation violence, security and emergency / crisis issues, driver training on security and related

Crime and incident reporting school policies and procedures

Personnel / employee and internal security best practices

School board policies and regulations related to school safety, security and emergency / crisis preparedness

School relationships and planning with first responders / public safety and other community partners

School crime prevention, school violence prevention, and associated areas


Litigation Support Services

Kenneth Trump provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony and litigation support services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys.

Areas of Expertise

Profile

Ken Trump provides experienced, accessible, timely and quality expert services to plaintiff and defense attorneys on preK-
12 school safety and security cases. He is an experienced speaker, teacher, news commentator and personal communicator on school safety.

Ken served as an officer, investigator and gang unit supervisor for the Cleveland City Schools’ safety division, and as a suburban school security director and assistant gang task force director. During his 30 years in school safety he trained and consulted with school and public safety officials from 50 states and internationally.

Ken is currently at doctoral student at The Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Ken earned Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Social Services (Criminal Justice Concentration) degrees from Cleveland State University, and has more than 2,500 hours of specialized training. He is the author, co-author and/or editor of three books, five book chapters and 450 articles on school safety. He appears regularly in national and international news.

Ken is a four-time invited Congressional witness on school safety and emergency preparedness, and testified on bullying to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He presented to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, Education Commission of the States, FBI National Academy, National School Boards Association, and others.

For more information see: www.schoolsecurity.org/about-us/kenneth-s-trump-school-safety-expert/

Consulting Practice

All States

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Affiliations

American Association of School Administrators

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Education Law Association

International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC)

National School Public Relations Association


Education

Current doctoral student at The Johns Hopkins University School of Education

Master of Public Administration, Cleveland State University

Bachelor of Arts in Social Service (Criminal Justice Concentration), Cleveland State University

More than 2,500 hours of specialized training on school safety and security, emergency / crisis preparedness, gang and drug issues, crisis and media communications, and related topics.





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