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Heed These Tips for Safe Summer Travels

Posted 07/06/2018 by Kimber Westmore

According to AAA, nearly 37 million Americans (88 percent of travelers), will drive to their destinations this summer—which represents an increase of 4.7 percent over 2017. Another three million will take to the skies, increasing air travel by 6.8 percent over last summer. Other modes of transportation will include cruises, trains and buses, which will be used by nearly two million travelers. If you plan to join the ranks of summer travelers sometime between now and Labor Day, heed necessary precautions and take these steps to avoid travel-related scams to ensure your journey is safe.

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Today’s Security Professionals Wear Multiple Hats to Meet Client Needs

Posted 06/22/2018 by Cornell Beans

From welcoming guests with a warm friendly smile to giving directions to the nearest ATM to recommending the best local restaurant, the role that security personnel play in a building has changed dramatically over the past few years and is still evolving.

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Preventing Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings

Posted 06/08/2018 by Michael Dunning

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities can be scary places to work—if the right precautions and measures aren’t put into place for safety of staff, visitors and patients. Violence against healthcare workers tops the list. Read more >
 


Class of 2018: Consider a Career in Private Security

Posted 05/25/2018 by Brent O'Bryan

In the classic Game of Life board game, one of a player’s earliest decisions, after deciding the color of her free car with room for six, is to decide whether to go to college, or to take a job and begin a vocation right after high school.  Read more >
 


Practicing Smart Safety Tips Can Save Lives in High-Rise Building Emergencies

Posted 05/11/2018 by Kimber Westmore

People who live or work in high-rise residential or commercial buildings face very specific disaster-preparedness challenges. Emergencies such as fires, bomb scares, weather-related incidents and earthquakes present special dangers for such buildings as dormitories, apartment homes, condominiums and office complexes. The best defense is a coordinated emergency-response plan that identifies potential risks and outlines the best response.
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Security for your HOA – Beyond the gate…

Posted 04/27/2018 by Michael Daley

Lately, it has become unsettlingly common to wake up to stories of mass shootings, regular civil disobedience, violent robberies, and our nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic. Read more >
 


Smartphones in Disasters

Posted 04/13/2018 by Kimber Westmore

Incorporating the latest technology into your disaster preparedness plans will help mobilize recovery efforts. The most obvious benefit of mobile devices is in providing the ability to communicate from most locations around the country and around the world. Read more >
 

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