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High-Profile Social Functions

High-Profile Social Functions

The strength of security needed, is one of the most important things to assess when planning high-profile social functions. Most social functions would suffice with the level of security provided by security guards employed by the hotel or venue where the function is taking place.   High-profile social functions like charity balls and dinner-auction fundraisers…

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Planning Security for Your Outdoor Event

Planning for Your Outdoor Security Event

Any time you have a big group of people gathered in the same place, it presents a security risk. Sadly, we’ve seen this played out across many recent headlines, with terrorist attacks and active shooters preying upon school assemblies, church services, concerts, and other public events. The need for security is real, but not always…

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Choosing an Executive Security Team

Choosing an Executive Security Team

We live in an uncertain world, and all of us face dangers and risks every single day. With that said, some of us face a heightened level of risk—in particular, those who are highly public figures. That includes movie stars, but it also includes busy executives and high-profile business leaders. Disgruntled ex-employees or customers with…

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Seeking the Best Security Protection Services

Seeking the Best Security Protection Services - MPS Security

We live in an unpredictable world—one in which it remains all too necessary to protect your own life, your family, and your property. Indeed, security remains a paramount concern, whether for a private residence or for a business. And in many cases, this requires you to hire a full team of experts.   Indeed, one…

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Preparing for Active Shooter Scenarios

Preparing for Active Shooter Scenarios - MPS Security

We live in a dangerous and uncertain world, one where acts of violence can occur at any time and in any place. Think back to recent headlines, where shootings at concerts and in high schools have rocked the nation. In each of these cases, emergency response teams and on-site security personnel were able to respond…

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The Unfortunate Reality

One news headline I recently saw read, “Florida school shooting: Security, training failed to stop shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School”. The unfortunate reality is, unless a structure or campus is completely fortified, which is not often practical or economically viable, it will always be possible for someone with a weapon, ability and intent to…

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Synagogue Security During High Holy Holiday 2016

An audio message was revealed from Abu Muhannad al-Adnani (ISIL) to expect assaults on the United States and Europe during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, beginning early June 2016. The message suggests attacks on military and civilian targets. “Ramadan, the month of conquest and jihad. Get prepared, be ready … to make it a month of calamity everywhere for the non-believers … especially for the fighters and supporters of the caliphate in Europe and America,” said the message

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Violence at School or Work: Prevention Begins with Education

Headlines like this appear all too often, and whether the violence takes place on campus or at a work site, the similarities are real. Recent headlines reported that a 15-year-old is in custody following a March 25 shooting at Martinsville West Middle School in Indianapolis, Ind. According to news reports, one victim was shot twice in the stomach and later flown to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. All Martinsville schools were locked down following the shooting. Indiana State Police say the shooting happened just after 7 a.m., when the suspect, a suspended student, opened fire with a handgun. And school officials have to understand that these types of situations, in the mind of a student, are not unlike workplace issues in which employees are getting laid-off or fired

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