Articles and Compendiums
An off-site event is an opportunity for your security team to really shine – or really not. The best way to avoid pitfalls and ensure a safe, secure and successful event is to follow a proven event security formula.
According to a study by the Institute for Homeland Security, tips from the public and routine police work were responsible for stopping more than 80% of the terrorist plots thwarted between 1999 and 2009. The evidence is clear: citizen involvement is essential to the safety of our nation.
Doing our part to prevent terrorism begins with understanding our part. A recent study shows that in the general population, awareness and understanding of Suspicious Activity Reporting, or SARs, is hazy at best. The Suspicious Activity Reporting program arose in the wake of the 9/11 Commission Report, which exposed the dangerous deficiencies in information sharing between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
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