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

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, 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, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security

STAY VIGILANT THIS 4th of JULY HOLIDAY! The Threat is Real!

Stay Vigilant this 4th of July: This 4th of July holiday do not forget to Stay Vigilant!  Shaffer Security Group (SSG) has your safety & security in mind!  A Dallas-based Risk Management and Security Consulting Firm specializes in Counter Terrorism & Active Shooter Response. Independence Day – “The Perfect Day for Terrorism”: I do not want […]

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, Crisis Management, Risk Management, Travel Security & Intelligence

5 Steps to Develop your Active Shooter Response Plan

Developing Your Active Shooter Response Plan: Does your firm have an Active Shooter Response Plan?  Has your plan been communicated to your employees?  Do you routinely have Active Shooter Response Drills? As you are aware, the national conversation and the most recent statistics show that violence in the workplace is becoming more common.  According to […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness

How to Prevent Violence in the Workplace

How to Prevent Workplace Violence Shaffer Security Group (SSG) has helped dozens of Fortune 100’s to develop a “Strategic Security Plan” to help identify & prevent workplace violence. The below article copied from the National Law Review perfectly sums up what SSG teaches in our Security Awareness & Protection Course for Businesses. Please take the […]

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). […]