HOSPITAL ACCESS MANAGEMENT MUST ALSO BE APPLIED TO INNER SPACE

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on September 14, 2017 Access management may begin at the perimeter, but it should not end there. This is particularly true for hospitals. Most hospitals generally have two primary points of public ingress: The Emergency Department and the Main Lobby. However, most hospitals, hotels and other public buildings, have numerous […]

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Effective Security Programs Must Be Perceived As Being Effective

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on February 22, 2017 Weather it is security for a mall security, high-rise buildings, schools or hospitals, perceptions count. This is just one of the reasons that crime prevention officers from your local police departments support graffiti eradication programs. An unkempt supply chain warehouse is more likely to suffer losses […]

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WORKPLACE VIOLENCE MITIGATION Regulations Should Not Be The Sole Driver of Hospital Security Programs: Good security is just good business.

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on November 29, 2016 The Workplace Violence Mitigation for Hospitals The Graphic above depicts a composite image of Urban & Rural Hospitals as a continuum. Here in California, Workplace Violence continues to receive major attention by the California Legislature, as an adjunct to the California Health & Safety Code. Also, […]

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THE POWER OF CPTED IS THE GLUE THAT HOLDS SECURITY PROGRAMS TOGETHER

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse 10/6/16 This is the justification as to why CPTED should be the Backbone of Any Security Plan. CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) should be an integral component of every security program. CPTED is an appropriate crime prevention strategy for almost every component of security design. CPTED is applicable to schools/ universities and houses […]

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SECURITY MANAGEMENT SUPPORT (An Alternative Security Management Model)

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse 9/7/16 It was not that long ago that the dominant item on many security department budgets, was payroll burden. In today’s world that may, or may not be the case. Thanks to the advancements made in cost-efficient security technology, the demand for payroll burden has generally been reduced, to  greater or lesser degrees, depending […]

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CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN FOR SHOPPING MALLS

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse 11/17/15 CPTED is a particularly useful security stratagem when applied environments that serve the general public. Public entities such as office buildings, hospitals, schools and universities, apartment, entertainment venues, HOA complexes, and certainly malls. In addition to threats posed by street gangs, burglaries and robberies, malls also must deal with […]

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CPTED – A Unifying Force For Hospital Security

If there is one industry that is well suited to the application of the principals of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), it is the healthcare community, including hospitals, urgent care centers, walk-in clinics, drug treatment centers and behavioral health facilities. All, of these facilities are characterized by the relative ease of access, both at […]

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