Latest Blog Posts

  1. Oct 15 2018

    DHS Releases an Anti-Terrorism Guide for Commercial Facilities

    Commercial buildings hoping to receive SAFETY Act designation have a new tool to assist with their application process. Facility Executive magazine reported on the new anti-terrorism guide in late September. Similar to the threat assessment guide released by the Secret Service earlier this year, the new guide is designed to address the specific safety threats […]

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  2. Oct 02 2018

    How Unarmed Officers Can Handle Violent Situations

    An unarmed officer doesn’t necessarily mean an officer who can’t help prevent an active shooter situation. A recent article by ASIS discussed tips for unarmed Security Officers to be on the defensive. Below is a brief outline of how an unarmed officer can help prevent and respond to violent situations. Look for indications of threats […]

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  3. Sep 08 2018

    New Active Shooter Drill for Hospitals

    Active shooter scenarios are now frequently drilled in schools, companies, and other organizations with large groups of people. While the “run, hide, fight” drill is most common, hospitals—where patients may not have the complete ability to move by themselves—need to handle active shooters differently. Four experts, including Dr. Ken Mattox of the Texas Medical Center […]

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  4. Aug 30 2018

    Introducing Summit’s Strategic Alliance Partner Intelli-Tec Security

    At Summit, we are excited to have strategic alliance partners across all aspects of security, offering our customers a one-stop shop approach for a comprehensive security program. From electronic security (CCTV, access control, fire systems, visitor ID), drones, Rapid Deployment Mobile CCTV, crisis management training, and gunshot detection, we strive to offer integrated guarding solutions […]

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  5. Aug 09 2018

    Continued Outreach to M/WBE and SDVOSB Businesses

    On August 2, Summit hosted a seminar reviewing relevant laws with M/WBE and SDVOSB businesses, addressing how the laws can affect employers. This seminar was part of Summit’s Diversity Program Informational Workshop Series, intended for minority/women-owned business enterprises (M/WBE) and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB). Summit’s Diversity & Inclusion Officer Natalie Califano led the event. […]

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  6. Aug 07 2018

    8 Points from The Secret Service Threat Assessment Guide

    The Secret Service recently released a Threat Assessment Guide for schools and universities to use with students. The guidelines are meant to prepare and train educators to understand, take action against, and discourage violent or harmful behavior among students. Below, we’ve listed steps, based on the Secret Service Guide, to develop your own threat assessment […]

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