Latest Blog Posts

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Aug 03 2018

    How Gunshot Detection Technology Can Help Make Your Organization Safer

    With recent tragedies still fresh in mind—it’s important to ask: “What else can we do to make organizations safer?” Enter gunshot detection technology. Gunshot detection was originally developed by the military to help U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan locate enemy sniper fire. With active shooter incidents sadly becoming more prevalent, companies have adapted this […]

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  6. Jul 09 2018

    Are You Asking the Right Questions on Your Incident Report?

    Connecticut Regional Manager James Bernier has introduced new customized report templates for SummitFAST, a mobile solution that provides security workforce management, communications and incident reporting capabilities. The updates are intended to encourage security officers to include more detailed information in incident reports, thus providing the client with more complete reports. “I wanted to base the report […]

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