Park security is essential as the warm months of spring arrive. People flock outdoors to enjoy the weather after a long and unseasonably cold New York City winter. Many of these people will spend much of their time outside enjoying the city’s fabulous parks. While enjoying the outdoors in city parks may sound like fun, it can also be dangerous. To help protect yourself, follow this guide for enjoying optimal park security and recreational activities in the city. Continue Reading »
During the first few months of 2015, New York City experienced crime increases not seen since the turbulent ’80s and early ’90s. While popular opinion has largely been persuaded that the city had since abandoned its infamously violent early days, new statistics indicate an increase in crime that rivals some of the citys’ worst years, highlighting a need for private security solutions that can help quell the trend.
By the end of February, the city clocked a marked increase in shootings and murders; there have already been 149 shootings recorded in 2015, a 20% increase over last year, and the murder rate has seen an equivalent rise. While the majority of violent events have occurred in only about five of the NYPD’s 77 precincts, residents and business owners have been taking notice of the renewed criminal presence on the streets and are looking to overwhelmed municipal services to turn things around. Continue Reading »
The importance of appropriate New York corporate security measures for large companies is now a global issue. It was January 7, 2015 in Paris when two Islamist terrorists with assault weapons broke into the offices of the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo. This horrific incident left 22 people dead, and 11 others wounded. It’s not known which types of corporate security measures were in place to prevent such an attack, if any. However, it is clear that the corporate building that housed the media company’s staff was ill prepared for such an attack. Safety experts do know that proper safety measures could prevent a similar attack from happening elsewhere. Continue Reading »
Nowadays, seemingly every event in every major city down to the smallest community gathering needs at least one permit to operate legally. New York City permits are required for events ranging from a Presidential Parade to a relatively small gathering outside. New York City permit acquisition is of course, no exception to these stringent rules and regulations.
As is clearly evident, just about every facet of any event or function held in New York City will need at least one permit to make that part of the operation legal. New York City permits for each of these phases don’t come in “one size fits all” criteria. There are a great many variables to take into consideration when applying for permits. A mere few factors to consider include: structures to be used; specific locations of the event; the number of participants expected; entertainment to be performed; food and beverage considerations; and many more. Continue Reading »
Whether you are planning to host a large outdoor event in New York City or if you are in charge of managing a conference or business meeting, consider the option of utilizing professional security services. Using NYC security services offers a number of benefits regardless of the type of conference, event or gathering you are hosting along with the time and date you are planning to do so officially.