Stopping Bank Robberies And Shipping Pirates

Bulletproof Products, Finance/Banking

Yesterday, I stumbled across an article relating the increase in pirate attacks on shipping companies to the increase in bank robberies. The article, titled “The Robbery Business” was published on observer-reporter.com and the author was questioning why more banks aren’t taking extra steps, like installing bulletproof glass, to protect themselves …


The Evolution of Bullet Resistant Glass

Bulletproof Products

The Bullet Proof Glass industry evolved from a series of accidental discoveries dating back to the 1640s. The idea of tempered glass was first discovered by Prince Rupert of the Rhine, when he dropped hot molten glass into cold water. The glass rapidly cools but only on the surface, creating …


Bulletproof Glass Foils Bank Robbery

Finance/Banking

A man in Northwest Arkansas, Timothy Barnes, was arrested after two bank robbery attempts. During his first robbery attempt, he “discovered the tellers were behind bullet proof glass, a bank security measure that prevented Barnes from getting anything from tellers during the Friday heist.” Read “Rogers Man Admits to Robberies” …


Bullet proof

Bulletproof Products

New security measures discussed for City Hall following a scrap between a Councilwoman and a Council “regular.” Taken from LansingCityPulse.com. By Angela Vasquez-Giroux; published Wednesday, June 17, 2009. An East Lansing prosecutor has declined to press assault charges against a Lansing City Council gadfly after an altercation with a Councilwoman …


Redstone Arsenal Gate 7 gets federal money for improvements

Security News

Taken from The Huntsville Times; published June 17, 2009 A U.S. House subcommittee has approved $3.5 million for security improvements at Redstone Arsenal’s Gate 7 entrance on Martin Road, according to U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith. The money – included in the Pentagon’s 2010 construction budget – will be used to …