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Terrible Display By Dakota Access Pipeline Security

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Dogs!?! Who uses dogs on the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters? Who’s idea was it to use attack dogs on protesters!?! I hope this was the statement coming from the CEO of Energy Transfer Partners Monday morning. I’ve been closely following the security debacle on the Dakota Access Pipeline for weeks. Later, when a colleague called […]

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Travel Security Case Study – Lochte Up Abroad

A Case for Travel Security When I first heard the reports that members of the US swim team were pulled out of their taxi on 13 AUG and held at gunpoint by guys with badges until the swimmers paid them money I shook my head with knowing disapproval.  An incident such as this is the […]

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Lessons From South Sudan

The Security Situation In South Sudan In December of 2014 I received an email from a client asking for advice for an upcoming medical aid trip his church was planning to South Sudan the following month.  He was concerned because fighting had just broken out a few days earlier and the US embassy had closed.  […]

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Munich Shooter Analysis

Analysis of the Munich Shooter This Munich shooter has a profile very reminiscent of a school shooter. Bullied, socially isolated, psychological issues, and withdrawn into a fantasy video game world where he can feel “powerful” to compensate for perceived inadequacies. Another common theme in the Munich shooter profile is that he planned the attack for […]

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Police come under fire at gun shop outside Atlanta, GA

Corporate Security News and Analysis Fox News Police responding to a break-in at a gun store in Marietta, Ga., were shot at early Tuesday morning during a tense stand off that ended when the county’s SWAT used an armored vehicle to enter the store. Marietta police Officer Brittany Wallace said no injuries were reported and […]

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Feds Monitoring Activists on Facebook Ahead of Republican Convention

Federal authorities are watching political activists organizing protests ahead of next week’s Republican National Convention, warning that “anarchist extremists” pose a threat to Cleveland. A “threat assessment” issued jointly by the FBI, Secret Service, and Department of Homeland Security warns law enforcement to be on the lookout for “potential indicators” of “violent anarchist extremist activity.” […]

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Are You Prepared for a Summer of Rage?

Summer of Rage

Are You Ready for a “Summer of Rage”? This “Summer of Rage” is already shaping up to be an intense and challenging time for our nation.  Election year politics along with racial tensions, police shootings, and mass shootings have made for a potentially troubling summer.  Statistically, very few of us will be the victim of […]

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Active Shooter vs. Workplace Violence

The Difference Between an Active Shooter and Workplace Violence I was watching a video on the most recent workplace shooting in Indianapolis and a question that is often asked of Security consultants came up. “What the difference is between an active shooter and workplace violence?” I’m also asked this question quite often during Active Shooter […]

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