Bolstering Security for the Holidays: A

Busy, busy, busy. And for good reason – it’s The Holidays.  From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re geared up for one of things many of us do until we drop: Shop.  For retailers, the holida

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    Busy, busy, busy. And for good reason – it’s The Holidays.  From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re geared up for one of things many of us do until we drop: Shop.  For retailers, the holidays are welcome business, yet a security stressor. How is it possible to navigate the two, in order to minimize business [...]

    25 Nov
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    Oh you better watch out,  you better not cry You better not pout – I’m telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town. Oh, he’s making a list, checking it twice He’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice… Black Friday is upon us, which means retailers across the nation are gearing up for [...]

    17 Nov
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    Recently, the local news in Paterson, North Jersey reported that a security guard was held at gunpoint by a driver who threatened him, robbed him, and then fled by car. The question is, was this preventable? Hopefully, yes.  While on the one hand, depending on the situation, a guard should not remain in a state where his life [...]

    11 Nov
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    In early September, 2014, a private security guard sued a band for its concert’s wet confetti, which caused him to slip and garner injuries. The band’s name? None other than KISS – as in the longstanding band with lead singer and founder Gene Simmons at its helm. To be sure, we are not involved with [...]

    30 Oct
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    In late September, 2014, a student ran through his Pittsburgh-area high school, stabbing and otherwise harming students and others with two knives.  The assailant student injured 20 of his fellow students and, in addition, directly stabbed the chest of Jay Resetar, the school’s security guard, just inches under his heart. Notwithstanding his injuries, Resetar nonetheless [...]

    20 Oct

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