Workplace violence and deaths are on the rise in retail environments, especially in big box stores, gas stations and convenience stores where owners are considering bulletproof barriers as a deterrent.

Deterrence and Convenience Store Security

Convenience Stores/Gas Stations

Although there is some good news in retail security – including another year of decreasing losses to robberies and shoplifting – working in retail is increasingly dangerous. The National Center for Victims of Crime reports that 26.3% of the victims of workplace homicide work in retail – even though retail workers …


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Bullet Proof Glass for Small­ Business Owners

Bulletproof Products, Convenience Stores/Gas Stations

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.” …


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Small Businesses: An Ounce of Prevention Is More Affordable Than You Think

Bulletproof Products, Convenience Stores/Gas Stations

Total Security Solutions understands the pressures on small and mid-sized businesses.  Security measures like bulletproof glass, bullet resistant counters, bulletproof package passers, and bulletproof transaction windows might seem like extra expenses that are hard to justify. But constantly worrying about the safety of your workers isn’t a great alternative.  Total …