Shopping Malls: Are They Prepared to Prevent and Respond to Attack?

Shopping Malls: Are They Prepared to Prevent and Respond to Attack? The shootings in an Omaha shopping mall in December 2007 brought home, once again, what security experts have known for decades: retail malls are "soft targets." Based on surveys of private mall security directors and State homeland security officials, researchers reported in 2006 that U.S. retail malls had received "too little attention" from security officials as potential sites for terrorist and other attacks. See Full Story Here: http://www.nij.gov/journals/259/pages/shopping-malls.aspx

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