Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Media, News, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Tactical Firearms, Work Place Violence

HOW TO SURVIVE AN ACTIVE SHOOTER EVENT

It’s happened again, this time in the idyllic and historic city of Annapolis, Maryland: An Active Shooter. The eight people shot and five killed at the offices of Capital Gazette Communications illustrate the grim reality of the myths about how to survive if you are caught in this type of incident. The proper response to […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness, Work Place Violence

Security & the Healthcare Industry

SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP is asked to comment on the current state of hospital security in the U.S.:   Multiple entry points, radioactive machinery and materials, controlled substances, immobile patients/hostages, high-value equipment, open 24-hours, are just some of the reasons why U.S. hospitals are prime targets for terrorism.  Greg Shaffer, founder and managing partner of SHAFFER […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Media, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Work Place Violence

Domestic Spillover & Workplace Violence

Domestic Spillover – How it relates to Workplace Violence. “It’s Not Going To Happen To Me” is a poor security plan!!! Since founding the Shaffer Security Group in 2015, Shaffer has worked with many organizations not only to conduct security assessments but also to develop and implement security solutions through training in active shooter response […]

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Security Planning for your Special Event

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Law Enforcement & Security Professionals charged with Security Planning for Special Events has never been more difficult & today’s Terror Threat has never been higher. Today’s terrorists can operate alone or in concert with an underground cell capable of causing immense destruction, devastation and death.  And afterwards, they can easily disappear!  Not just leave a […]

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Threat Assessment & Analysis of Vulnerabilities

How the Las Vegas Sniper Attack / Active Shooter Event has shaped Special Event Security Planning. The Las Vegas Active Shooter Event represents just one of many potential threat scenarios.  The problem is, all scenarios need to be considered when planning for Special Event Security.  While it exemplifies a growing threat, the circumstances surrounding the […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Media, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security

7 Steps to Improve Special Event Security

Executive Protection, Special Event Security Planning, Active Shooter Response, Risk Management, Security Consultant, Active Shooter Training, Personal Protection

Special Event Security – Seven Basic Steps You Need to Implement. Special Event Security is like the theater – it’s a live performance with a huge cast and a lot of moving set pieces. No two performances, no two events, are identical.  There are a multitude of things that can change without notice, and as […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Crisis Management, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Work Place Violence

EMPOWERING YOUR EMPLOYEES

Protecting Your People! Empowering Your Employees! On December 2, 2015, 14 people were killed and 22 others were seriously injured in a terrorist attack known as the San Bernardino shooting.  But did you know these 2 terrorists also attempted to bomb the facility in which they worked? The San Bernardino facility conducted monthly active-shooter training. […]

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ROI on CORPORATE SECURITY

ROI on Corporate Security Corporate security, while no different from other business functions, can be more complex to navigate and evaluate your ROI. At the end of the day, Corporate Security Officers need to be able to demonstrate how their actions and activities add value to the company, just like any other division! Return on […]

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ACTIVE SHOOTER — Survival is a mindset!

Surviving an Active Shooter Event Shaffer Security Group (SSG) knows how to survive Active Shooter Events. Action is survival. Inaction is certain death.  Having a Survival Mindset is critical! On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, walked into the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida and killed 49 people. The death toll makes […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Work Place Violence

5 Lessons Learned from the Manchester Bombing

Lessons Learned from Manchester Bombing: The Partners of SSG are continually reading, researching and learning from past violent attacks. Hence, here is a great article from the CLARION PROJECT on “Lesson’s Learned” from the recent Manchester bombing. https://clarionproject.org/5-lessons-us-manchester-bombing/ Active Shooter Response Plans: SSG specializes in creating, managing & implementing Active Shooter Response Plans for your […]