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THE MEADOW EFFECT:

Meadow, just 18 years young, was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas February 14th massacre. Following the attack, Meadow’s father, Andy Pollack, was frequently in the news as an emotional and passionate advocate for improved school safety and security.  I was later introduced to Andy, and while I never had the pleasure to know Meadow, […]

EIGHT TIPS TO INCREASING YOUR SAFETY WHILE SHOPPING

This week, news was released of a massive fire safety failure that allowed a blaze to engulf a crowded shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, killing an estimated 64 people. As we review the tragic turn of events, we turn to increasing awareness of your personal safety. Be aware of your surroundings: Make […]

SEVEN STEPS TO OPTIMIZING YOUR SECURITY GUARD PROGRAM

In addition to their traditional duties, school leaders, business managers and operations staff members often have supervisory responsibility for the security guards. Additionally, leaders and managers of schools, institutions and businesses that do not employ a dedicated security or risk manager are frequently assigned these responsibilities though many lack specific experience or security training. Fortunately, […]