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Assessing Private Security for Buildings: Where, Who, and How Many?

When determining private security needs for your complex, one of the primary questions is: For whom are we setting up security? By assessing the occupants’ needs for security, you can better plan the private security level suitable for your buildings. Here are the top 3 questions to ask about building occupants in order to understand […]

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Security Guards are the Heroes of July 4th Celebrations

It’s a fan favorite year after year. Known as family friendly, thousands of people pack the sidewalks of Channelside to enjoy a phenomenal fireworks display every July. They crowd in the plaza and stand shoulder to shoulder along the water in downtown Tampa. A large crowd shows up every time to enjoy the show and […]

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The Sign Language of Traffic Directing

A stretch of the road is sectioned off, peppered by the warning marks of orange cones by day, and orange flares by night. Be it car accident, roadway construction, mass demonstration, fire, or other possible dangers, the area’s road management arranges for traffic directors in order to maintain  safe traffic flow. Interestingly, the language of […]

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In the news: Security Guard Foils Bank Robbery

A man tried to rob a West Lawn bank on Monday but was stopped when a security guard and bank customers tackled him, the FBI said. At 1:04 p.m. Monday, Rodney Hill Jr. walked into BMO Harris Bank, 6400 S. Pulaski Road, and almost made off with $6,408 after threatening a teller with a fake […]

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The Security Investment Question: At What Cost?

Dismayed by the cost of a security investment, questioning whether it’s really worth it? Flip the question around, and ask yourself:  What would the cost be when NOT paying for security? From shoplifting to gate crashing, school guards to executive protection, drug trafficking to terrorist attacks, what is the price of going without security? Most […]

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The France Attack – One Year Later

One year ago on November 13, 2015, Salim Toorabally was a security guard for the Nation Stadium in France on the night of a major soccer game.  Approximately 80,000 people had piled into the stadium to watch France compete against Germany.  It was an immensely exciting night. Amid his many duties, he stopped a certain […]

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Back-to-School Safety

Back-to-school does not have to mean back-to-worrying. Though safety inside school is ultimately the responsibility of the security professionals, principal and school staff, parents can take a few basic steps make sure their kids are safe. Here are a few guidelines. Learn the protocol. Important phone numbers, and all sort of other information relevant to […]

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City Council Approved Security Provider Grant

Private school in NYC are eager to increase the culture of safety within and around their walls. Thanks to a new grant from the City Council. Many children in New York City walk to and from school independently, creating a tremendous amount of foot traffic in the morning and at dismissal times. Grade school children […]

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