How to Run Effective Workplace Violence Investigations

Workplace violence and concerning behavior in the workplace are critical issues that require a comprehensive program of prevention, protection, and post-investigation response. With the right tools and processes in place, corporate security teams can recognize risk factors, take proactive action, triage incidents, streamline investigations, and create consistent incident reports with recommended actions to address misconduct and support ongoing analysis.

This checklist will help you boost the effectiveness of your workplace violence investigations in three categories:

Pre-Incident

Ensure your team has the right systems and processes in place before an incident occurs

Incident Intake and Investigation

Explore best practices for a detailed investigation once the incident has been captured and prioritized

Post-Incident

Learn how your team should analyze data, metrics, and trends to inform preparation and response activities