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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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No organization or geographic area is immune from extreme violence. Having an Active Shooter Response Plan is no longer enough. Organizations and institutions must be prepared for new attack methods by developing policies, plans, procedures and exercises aligned with today’s realities.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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A catastrophic event will put your people and property at risk, and can be detrimental to your brand. While organizational leaders invest a significant amount of time, money and resources to make their ventures a success, few businesses plan for disaster scenarios. Weather emergencies alone pose a significant risk. According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in 2015 there were 10 weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States.

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The convergence of technology with traditional guarding services is heating up—in a good way. Paired together, the two can deliver greater security results and maximum budgetary efficiencies. 

Think, the Internet of Things—the interconnectivity of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other items with electronics, software, and sensors to make environments smarter and more effective.

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