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 […]

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

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, Courses, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Tactical Firearms, Work Place Violence

The OODA Loop & the Gift of Fear (?)

The OODA Loop: Wikipedia – not my usual source for information, defines the OODA Loop as an acronym for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act. Developed by military strategist and U.S. Air Force Colonel John Boyd.  Boyd first applied the concept to aerial combat (Dog Fighting). His approach favors agility over raw power when dealing with human opponents in any endeavor. […]

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 […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Situational Awareness, Travel Security & Intelligence, Work Place Violence

Preventing Work Place Violence

Preventing Workplace Violence: Shaffer Security Group (SSG) will work with your Legal Department, Human Resources, Security and C-level executives to develop a strategic plan to recognize & prevent Workplace Violence. SSG has worked with numerous firms developing their Security Plan.  These plans emphasize how to recognize and prevent workplace violence.   We have worked with […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Tactical Firearms, Travel Security & Intelligence

TERRORISM ON THE RISE

Terrorism is on the rise as shown in the 2016 report, Investigative Project on Terrorism.  This study focused on trends in radical Islamic terrorism. The data was frightening as it showed three very important trends: Fatalities from terrorist attacks has increased 744 percent from 2007-2011 to 2014-2015. The average annual fatalities has increased from roughly 3,200 […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Executive Protection, Security, Self Defence, Tactical Firearms

View our 178 acres Firearms Training Facility

Tactical Firearms Training, Firearms Training, Tactical Training, Personal Protection, Long Range Shooting

178 Acres Firearms Training Facility Handgun Ranges Carbine Ranges Skeet Range Live-Fire Close Quarter Battle Shoot House Obstacle Course Roof Pitches Static Helo Platform Covered / Shaded Shooting Area Shooting In & Around Vehicles Campground Deer / Turkey / Pig Hunting SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (SSG) has partnered with CONSOLIDATED TRAINING GROUP (CTG) and built a […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Special Event Security

Special Event Security Planning – 2017 Earth Day Texas

Special Event Security Planning, Executive Protection, Personal Protection

Special Event Security Planning & Executive Protection are just two of the many Security Programs offered by SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (SSG).  Shaffer Security Group was proud to be invited back for the second year to help in the design of the security plans for the world’s largest Earth Day celebration – Earth Day Texas (EDTx 2017). […]

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What Do I Do?

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Greg,…What Do You Do? I get asked this countless of times at social events, at the gym, or at conferences. My go to answer is: “I’m a Security Expert”. In reality, there is so much more I do as a security professional.  As a result, I have to generalize it for the average person. The […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Security, Special Event Security

Special Event Security Planning – 2016 Cattle Barons Ball, Dallas, Texas!

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Special Event Security Planning & Operations SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (SSG) has extensive experience in Special Event Security planning for large or small scale, public & private events.  As a result, SSG was contracted to augment the security for the 2016 Dallas Cattle Baron’s Ball.  This years Ball is being held at GILLEY’s CLUB, located in […]