Involuntary celibates, or incels, are a subculture of dangerous men who blame women and society for their lack of romantic success. Focused on male supremacy, incels are increasingly becoming considered as a terrorism threat.
Watch this webinar from our Student Wellness Series to hear from Bruno Dias, the director of safety and security at Mansfield Independent School District in Texas, as he shares his expertise on this disturbing topic. A K-12 specialist and board member for the Texas Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, Dias believes that having a robust behavioral threat assessment program is a critical strategy in preventing school violence.
Bruno is responsible for security, threat assessment, and emergency management initiatives in the Mansfield district. He is a K-12 specialist and board member for the Texas Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, and he is a member of the ASIS National School Safety Council. Bruno believes that having a robust behavioral threat assessment program is a critical strategy in preventing school violence.
Bruno is a graduate of the FBI National academy, and he holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in criminal justice. Before joining the public education sector, Bruno managed corporate security investigations for a Fortune 10 company in the U.S. and Canada. Bruno is a 15 year California law enforcement veteran, and he retired at the rank of Commander in 2016. During his law enforcement career, Bruno held various assignments, including being deputized as a Homeland Security Task Force Officer and leading a regional major crimes task force. Bruno is currently being sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security to attend the prestigious Naval Postgraduate School Homeland Defense and Security Masters in Security Studies program.
Machine learning technology flags potentially harmful content and images in students’ school-issued email and online file storage accounts.
(G Suite, Office 365, and Canvas)
An in-house team of trained safety professionals work 24/7/365 to evaluate flagged content for false positives, categorize incidents, and determine their severity.
Gaggle intercepts harmful content and alerts administrators based on severity. In imminent situations, district-appointed contacts are notified immediately, even after standard business hours.