Armored civilian luxury vehicles come from either OEMs or companies that customize existing models into rolling fortresses.

Safety Meets Luxury with Armored Civilian Vehicles

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When it comes to automotive safety, most of us think of airbags and anti-lock brakes. But imagine kicking it up a few notches with an armored civilian vehicle. Picture yourself in the ultimate safe vehicle. It can withstand bomb blasts and gunfire. It even emits a handy smokescreen to fend …


Bullet Proof Glass vs. Security Window Film

Bullet Resistant Glass or Security Window Film?

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Should I Choose Bulletproof Glass or Security Window Film? The answer to this question depends on whether you are trying to protect people or products. Each of these solutions provides an added layer of protection to a building. But remember: only bullet-resistant glass can stop bullets. It is important that …


As the first few armored ambulances hit the streets, law enforcement, first responders, and citizens are weighing the pros and cons.

Are Armored Ambulances the Way of the Future?

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Paramedics in Ada County, Idaho, unveiled their new ambulance last month, and it’s anything but ordinary. The vehicle, plated in black bulletproof metal and funded by a grant from the Department of Homeland Security, will accompany the Ada County Paramedics’ Tactical Medical Team when it joins SWAT teams in the …


recreational and medical marijuana businesses face physical security challenges and local municipal requirements for safety.

Marijuana Businesses Face Special Security Challenges

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The medical and recreational marijuana industries pose special security and access control challenges. “It’s not just that there’s so much cash on hand,” explains Bob George, Sales Manager for Total Securities Solutions (TSS), “but also that they have to meet these special regulatory requirements for how they handle everything and operate their …


Owners of businesses that sell recreational marijuana will want to take physical security features very seriously as they will impact employee and customer safety, as well as their ability to meet state requirements for security.

Physical Security For The Recreational Marijuana Industry

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As of November 2018 most U.S. states have legalized medical or recreational marijuana. But despite what you’ve heard, that doesn’t mean there is now a marijuana free-for-all. Instead, we’re seeing the rise of a well-regulated industry that is focused on safety and security. According to Bill Cousins, founder of security consultancy …


active shooter response training has changed in the wake of the many mass shootings that have occurred since Columbine.

How Has Active Shooter Response Changed?

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  During an active shooter event, every second counts. That was true when four law enforcement officers recently responded to a 911 call reporting an active shooter at a software company in Middleton, Wisconsin. Within minutes of the 911 call, the responding officers made entry to the building and used deadly …