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Role of Video Analytics and Security on Campus and in Hospitals

More and more schools, universities and hospitals committed to ensuring their campuses and communities are safe, are looking to align with contract security partners who can provide efficient and effective security solutions while reducing overall labor costs. How can these institutions ensure maximum priority for safety and security while managing restrictive budgets? Integrating video analytics into the security officers’ response tool-sets enables hospitals, colleges and universities to be more proactive, preventive and strategic.

 

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Security Officers: How Changing Titles Changes Perceptions

When I hear the term “security guard” used in popular culture, why does it personally elicit a reaction of disappointment for me? As Chief Administrative Officer for America’s largest security firm, how our security professionals are perceived is part of my job. Words have the ability to shape our perception, and when I hear the term “security guard,” I feel  that the important role our security professionals play is diminished.

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Expressing Gratitude for our Safety and Security at Thanksgiving Time

It’s a tradition to express gratitude during Thanksgiving time, whether you visit family and friends, enjoy a prepared meal at home or your favorite restaurant, or simply spend the day watching football.

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Committed to Advancing the Second Careers of our Heroes

Men and women who have served in the military are an integral part of Allied Universal. Since 2013, the company has hired over 25,000 veterans.

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Extending Your Options and Quality of Work through Collaboration

Safety and security on a college or university campus is critical. The right blend of resources can create a dynamic security program that helps campus community members feel safer, deter crime, improve safety awareness and control costs.

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Staying Prepared All Year Long

The theme for the 2017 National Preparedness Month, observed in September, was “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” Though the official observance has passed, it shouldn’t deter businesses from adopting plans to be prepared all year long. 
 

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Recognizing the Unlikely Heroes in Our Communities

Law enforcement personnel have special appreciation days. National Doctors Day is commemorated on various dates globally. And, of course, firefighters receive their share of public adoration. But, did you know that a recognition week was created to honor the contributions, big and small, of Security Professionals and it is celebrated every third week in September?

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Security Officers Deserve Respect and Appreciation

September 17 through 23 marks the third annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week. This month is also recognized as National Preparedness Month and Security Professionals play a major role in keeping our communities and businesses safe and secure. 

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Allied Universal Builds More Community-Based Partnerships

Allied Universal is committed to advancing the lives and careers of those in the communities we serve. Our relationships with our employees and our clients are at the heart of everything we do, each and every day.
 

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A Higher Education Collaboration Prompts Roll Out of Campus Security Training

In time for National Campus Safety Awareness Month this September, Allied Universal, in partnership with Clery Center, a leading national, non-profit training and policy organization dedicated to creating safer campus communities, is unveiling a series of video-based roll call training tools for campus public safety personnel.
 

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