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A Diverse Population of Security Officers Creates Safer Environments, Stronger Communities

Bill Whitmore | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Bill Whitmore

Security is critical to business operations across all industries. It is essential to protect people and property, ensure continuity of services and c...

Armed Crime Deterrence in Metropolitan America: Making the Patchwork More Transparent

Dennis Santiago | Posted 04.22.2016 | Crime
Dennis Santiago

I've grown tired of positional arguments about guns. I understand the emotional passions that surround them, but I do not agree that satisfying those emotions has much bearing or merit on what's right for making sound public policy when it comes to how firearms figure into managing public safety and crime deterrence in the United States.

When it's the Best of Times and the Worst of Times Our Children Overhear Everything

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

For better or worse kids overhear what we say. They register our tones of voice, our gestures, our facial expressions, and our feelings. They may never let us know as the kids above did.

In Many States, Security Guards Get Scant Training, Oversight

Pew's Stateline | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Carbon Copy Politicians

Alika Parks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Alika Parks

Although Hawaii is isolated in its remoteness physically and culturally, our politicians readily partake in the fear and misguided legislation derived...

Dave Jamieson

A New Union For Bank Workers? | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Business

Armored-car workers in New York City will vote Thursday on whether or not they should join a newly formed labor union that hopes to get a toehold in t...

Swedish Security Guard Dies In PM's Residence

Reuters | By Niklas Pollard | Posted 01.09.2013 | World

A security guard at Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's residence was killed by a bullet fired from his own gun on Friday in what police said...

Security Guards Sleeping On The Job | Posted 05.31.2012 | Weird News

Everyone needs some shut-eye. But seriously, guys? So much for security....

Leadership Culture of Paramount Importance to Security Sector

Bill Whitmore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Whitmore

Strong leadership is critical to every employee at every level in the security industry. At AlliedBarton Security Services, leadership is much more t...

Keep Sick Workers Home for All Our Sakes

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

An estimated 1 million to 1.5 million New York City workers lack paid sick leave.

Holocaust Museum Shooting Demostrates Need for Employee Free Choice

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

Security guards at the Holocaust Museum had tried to get protective vests from the company that employs them. The company didn't want to bother with this "cost." Now a guard is dead.