November 2012 - Report Exec

Bomb threats are taken seriously on campuses, hoax or not

27 Nov 12

When parents send their children off to college, they want to make sure their kids are living on a campus that is as safe as possible. While all universities have security management professionals keeping watch over the campus community, there are some situations that are impossible to avoid. According to Security Info Watch, several alarming incidents that took place earlier this year at universities caused the type of confusion and chaos which introduced some uncomfortable questions. While bomb threats, for […]

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Hotel security locks may pose as danger to facilities

26 Nov 12

After a woman’s laptop was stolen from her room in a Houston hotel last year, police and hotel security management directors were concerned about the safety and privacy of guests. According to Forbes, there were no signs of forced entry to the woman’s room, nor had any of the hotel’s maid staff entered the woman’s room while she was absent. Two days after the robbery, the hotel management sent out a letter stating the incident was similar to several others that took […]

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Parents of missing student hope to improve campus security

26 Nov 12

Just over a year after a 20-year-old female student went missing on Indiana University’s campus, her parents have been meeting with former classmates to determine a plan for The Lauren Project, a safety initiative they’ve created to enforce better security on campus. According to The Associated Press, 20-year-old Lauren Spierer went missing on June 3, 2011, after she was out late with her friends. Her disappearance has been the center of controversy since the incident, as several of her friends […]

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Black Friday regulations necessary for security management safety 

21 Nov 12

Each year on the day after Thanksgiving, millions of people gather outside of retailers across the country and get ready for a day known as “Black Friday.” Some people wait in line for hours and some wait in lines for days, but once merchants unlock the front doors,  all of the participants share the same goal – to get the best deal possible. Despite the high unemployment rate and the fact that the economy remains at a standstill, some will […]

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Stores prepare security management for Black Friday

21 Nov 12

To reduce the chance of dangerous incidents taking place on their property, some retailers have reevaluated and improved their Black Friday regulations to ensure the experience is as safe as possible. Although this is a great idea, it is hard to determine whether any of the new rules will be effective until after the fact. on the hectic day. Millions of people across the country began gathering outside of stores as early as the week before Thanksgiving with the hopes […]

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Incident raises questions about airport’s security

20 Nov 12

A woman crashed her vehicle through an airport security gate at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, on November 17, raising a number of questions regarding the facility’s security plans in the process. According to The Associated Press, police arrested a 21-year-old woman for driving under the influence after officials stopped her car several minutes after she drove through the gate. Police found the woman’s two-month-old son, safe in his car seat and unharmed. Though officials at the scene don’t believe […]

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