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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 […]

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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 […]

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7 Steps to Improve Special Event Security

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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 […]

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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 […]

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SSG on NBC

SSG Founder on NBC Dallas SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (SSG) founder Greg Shaffer comments on the Presidents options for Director of the FBI. Shaffer Security Group (SSG) was asked to comment on the Trump Administration’s short list for the new Director of the FBI.  Click on the link below to see the interview. http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/politics/Sen-Cornyn-Tells-Trump-Administration-Hes-Not-Interested-in-FBI-Director-Job-422581254.html  

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Active Shooter in Dallas!

SSG on NBC discussing the most recent Active Shooter Event in Dallas. SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (SSG) founder Greg Shaffer ‘Live’ commentary on a Dallas “Active Shooter Event”. Shaffer Security Group (SSG) Founder Greg Shaffer commenting on the most recent Active Shooter Event in Dallas, Texas.  During the interview, it was learned the shooter had taken […]

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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 […]