Bullet Proof Glass for Small­ Business Owners

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Family-run pharmacies, 24-hour gas stations/convenience stores, check cashers, jewelers, gold buyers, pawn shops, cell phone stores: Different products, different business models, different customer bases and hours of operations, different regulations, different trade groups—seemingly nothing in common.  But as Total Security Solutions CEO Jim Richards points out, “different businesses, same security.”  Over the course of decades
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Transaction Windows Curtail All Kinds of Violence

We know that one-on-one authentic contact is the key to driving sales. So when it comes to bullet resistant transaction windows in retail settings, we tend to focus on finding ways to maximize contact between personnel and customers. We want to ensure worker safety, but we still don’t want that bullet proof barrier to create
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BULLET RESISTANT TRANSACTION WINDOW SYSTEMS: MORE THAN JUST BALLISTIC GLASS

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Most local contractors and glaziers will do an excellent job installing a modern bullet resistant transaction window. But very few have the experience to design one, or the equipment to fabricate its components. In his years of security consulting, Jim Richards has seen countless transaction windows designed and built by local glaziers. While these windows
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TELLER WINDOWS THAT MAXIMIZE SECURITY AND SERVICE

municipal complex transaction line

Teller windows by Total Security Solutions focus on maintaining natural communication while still protecting bank tellers.
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TRANSACTION WINDOWS AT THE E.R.

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Transaction windows in hospitals have become increasingly popular as administrators work to secure pharmacies and the E.R.
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3 Tips for assessing the security needs of a municipal building

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Whether you have a stand-alone courthouse building, or one that is part of a larger municipal complex, we have the following tips to assess and address your security needs when you’re considering a bullet resistant barrier system.
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TRANSACTION WINDOW BLUNDERS: POOR COMMUNICATION

Bulletproof Transaction Window

Because bullet resistant transaction windows are pre-fabricated, designers often treat them like a fire door or light fixture: a one-size-fits-all, take-it-or-leave-it solution. But in order to end up with a useable and secure facility, designers need to understand the challenges that come with ballistic security, and the array of solutions bullet proof companies have at
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PROTECTING BANKS WITH MODERN TRANSACTION WINDOWS

Exterior Bullet Reistant Transaction Window

In most bank robberies, the bandits claim to be armed.  In roughly one quarter of these robberies, bank workers, by-standers, or law enforcement are able to verify that the assailant has a firearm.  These percentages have remained relatively stable over the last decade, stubbornly refusing to budge despite ever-harsher penalties associated with using a firearm
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TRANSACTION DRAWER DO’S AND DON’TS

Rotary Package Passer

Those inexperienced in ballistic systems design often miss details, both large and small, even on seemingly straightforward projects. For example, a basic walk-up window–which can be as simple as a framed piece of ballistic acrylic and a transaction drawer–can turn into an installation nightmare without proper forethought. While nothing replaces consulting with an experienced bullet
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BANDIT BARRIERS AS FACTOR IN BANK ROBBERY DECLINE

Bullet Resistant Bandit Barriers

Bandit Barriers have been in the news a lot this week.  It all started with an article by Wall Street Journal beat writer Jack Nicas where he analyzes the decline in the number of bank robberies nationally. Ultimately, Nicas has determined that bank robberies are now a high risk – low reward proposition. According to
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