In today’s modern world, security in crowds has never been more important. From devastating tragedies like the Boston Marathon bombing of 2013 to the Paris terrorist attack at a concert in 2015, mass gatherings have become easy targets for danger violence. Now is the time to take security matters into our own hands and for each individual to become more aware, reactive, and responsive to potentially dangerous situations in crowds.
Terror attacks are a frightening potential reality for everyone. Incidents like the San Bernardino attack and the devastation in Paris in November have highlighted the need for everyone to be on alert to help prevent future incidents. There are no communities that can afford to ignore the risk because they believe nothing will happen in their locales. Residents of major metropolitan areas, like NYC, must be even more vigilant. All business owners, church, and place of worship officials and event organizers must be prepared and have a proactive approach to security protocol because it is their responsibility to keep their customers, citizens and employees safe. Continue Reading »
The center for holiday celebrations in the United States just might be in New York City. Travelers and tourists come from all across the country and all around the world just to watch the tree lighting ceremonies and to experience the city in the heart of winter. It’s not surprising to see thousands of people packed into Times Square on some weekends, but hundreds of locals may head to other locations around the city for smaller events. Hiring the right security professionals is the key to surviving the holidays in New York City especially in light of the tragic events that transpired in Paris last Friday. Continue Reading »
Whether you are responsible for planning a graduation ceremony, a charitable fundraising event, a huge corporate gala or something else, one of your many tasks will be recruiting the best security service in New York City. While there are many security firms to choose from in the New York City area, you understandably need to find the best security services for your event. By focusing on a few important points, you will be able to narrow down the options and make the best decision possible.
Implementing ample safety measures provided by respectable NYC security guard companies could have potentially thwarted a concert turned chaotic a few weeks ago. Despite having their evening ruined by a small riot, several police officers and ticketed concert-goers remained philosophical about the notion that the Summer Jam concert ended with several ticketed concert-goers not being allowed to enter the stadium.
Yet for the average person, hearing about armored vehicles being deployed and metal fences being ripped down while bottles were thrown at police officers that were deployed to keep things calm probably caused them to realize that the problem may have been how security was organized for the event. Continue Reading »