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, Media, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Work Place Violence

Security Planning for your Special Event

Security Consultant, Risk Management, Active Shooter Expert, Counter Terrorism Expert, FBI, HRT

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 […]

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

Tactics Matter – How to Survive an Armed Encounter

How One Police Officer was able to defeat an Enemy who had Superior Firepower & Superior Manpower with good Tactical Training! On May 3, 2015, a pair of terrorists from Arizona launched the first ISIS-inspired terrorist attack on U.S. soil.  The attack occured in the city of Garland, Texas, just a few minutes north of […]

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, 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, 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). […]