Entries by Jonathan Lacey

Attorneys should have a plan for workplace violence

Irrespective of the coronavirus pandemic, attorneys meet daily with their own clients and opposing clients, both virtually and in person.  And that means that they are stepping into the middle of situations which are already highly-charged in the midst of a global crisis. This article states that there are no statistics to show that lawyers […]

The Quiet Heroism of Police

Amid slowdowns, shutdowns and closures elsewhere, the heroism of law enforcement officers is as strong as ever in the age of coronavirus. With ongoing international concern the over the coronavirus pandemic, the brave professionalism of health care workers has been noted in a number of public outlets.  Another group, law enforcement, at all levels, leaves […]

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It was a pleasure to again serve as the keynote speaker at a graduation of a class of the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy, this one on March 11, 2020.

Leadership in Times of Stress

Today’s challenging times require leaders to make a special effort to ensure their own wellbeing and that of their teams.  Those of us who have worked in times of high pressure are aware of the toll a rapidly-changing and stressful situation can take on the leader and on the team. It does not matter the […]

Where to Start with Workplace Violence Prevention: A Needs Assessment and Training

Human Resources and other business leaders are keenly aware of their responsibility under the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act to furnish to each of their employees a workplace that is free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. But the magnitude of […]

The Case for Situational Awareness

Knife attacks are relatively rare in the United States, and are seen more frequently in Europe and Asia.  Situational Awareness, or the intentional and consistent practice of being alert to one’s surroundings, is important in quickly and properly noticing and reacting to any active assailant situation, regardless of the weapon employed or ideological motivation. Situational […]


STS Principal Jonathan Lacey was interviewed at a gathering of editors and reporters at the New York Times National Desk.  He spoke of his experiences in the FBI and of the problem of mass shootings.   Jonathan Lacey – New York Times Interview 1 Jonathan Lacey – New York Times Interview 2  

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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 64th Class NU News, May 11, 2017 The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 64th class during a ceremony held May 10 at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. FBI Special Agent Jonathan Lacey was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. Lacey, as the crisis manager and training coordinator for the […]

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NU ceremony honors law enforcement grads FBI special agent offers advice to Niagara Country Law Enforcement Academy graduates By Rick Pfeiffer rick.pfeiffer@niagara-gazette.com May 11, 2017 LEWISTON — In a time of what seem like impossible challenges for law enforcement, FBI Special Agent Jonathan Lacey told the 64th graduating class of the Niagara Country Law Enforcement […]