Put Security On Your Holiday Wish List

Not sure what gift to ask for this holiday? How about security—for yourself, family, car and home? Personal Security. Carrying a can of pepper spray used to be the only protection available for individuals to fend off an attacker. While still a valuable tool, other items are designed to scare would-be assailants. They include small […]

Crime and the Holidays: Keep Your Guard Up

For most of us, the holidays are a fun and exciting time to see friends and family, to entertain, buy gifts and decorate our home. Unfortunately, thieves see it as the prime time to steal. Every year, news reports tell of Christmas gifts being stolen from under the tree, homes broken into while families are […]

Planning a Holiday Office Party—Keep Them Fun as Well as Safe For Everyone

It’s the time of year for holiday office parties—a time to celebrate the hard work of your employees in a happy and relaxed atmosphere. Unfortunately, office party horror stories are common—an employee drinks too much, inappropriate behavior or words between employees occur, property is damaged. Things can get ugly. To ensure everyone behaves themselves, here […]

Preparing For The Holidays: Home Security Tips

The holiday season is here. It’s time for buying presents, traveling and decorating. It’s also a time when thieves break into homes. According to the FBI, a burglary occurs every 15 seconds in the U.S. Besides cash, thieves look for items to steal that they can easily sell. These include electronics, jewelry, firearms, prescription drugs […]

Trying to Survive An Active Shooter

The church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas is the latest instance of an “active shooter” taking innocent lives. Our condolences to all in that small town. The number of active shooter instances is increasing—from 1 incident in 2000 to 20 in 2015. While the numbers have risen, your chances of being “in the wrong place […]

Another Tragedy Shakes The Country

Once again, the country faces an unimaginable tragedy. The vehicle attack in New York City took eight innocent lives and injured more than a dozen others. And again, our heat-felt condolences go out to the victims and their families. Cars and trucks seem to becoming the weapon of choice for terrorists and others intent on […]

Protect Your Business When a Natural Disaster Strikes

We’ve all seen the devastation on TV–structures damaged or destroyed because of floods, earthquakes, hurricanes and fires. We’ve also seen the dark side of human nature—looters who take advantage of an unoccupied business to grab what they can while the owners are away. While law enforcement can patrol damaged areas, the disaster aftermath typically stretches […]

Stand Up to Sexual Predators—7 Warning Signs

With the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal in the spotlight, now is a good time to take a look at the personality traits and behaviors of a sexual predator. Statistics show that two-thirds of assaults are perpetrated by someone whom the victim knows. Perpetrators often try to win the trust of their victims over time before […]

Hotel Security Guard at Mandalay Bay—a Hero

One of the many heroes that have emerged from last week’s tragic shooting rampage in Las Vegas is the security guard who was first to take on the shooter at Mandalay Bay. Hotel security guard Jesus Campos was investigating a door alarm when the shooter fired over 200 rounds through his hotel room door at […]

Another Mass Shooting; More Lives Senselessly Lost

Once again, it’s time for our country to grieve over the victims of yet another senseless mass shooting. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and their families. Words cannot express our sadness.