Latest Blog Posts

  1. Jan 23 2019

    Are Low Price Security Officers Worth the Risk?

    You would be hard pressed to find someone in the security industry who did not believe that protecting their customers, employees and property was their highest priority. Yet, when it comes to contracting physical security, the trend is to hire the lowest bidder. Unfortunately, this is a trend that might end up costing your organization […]

    Read more

  2. Jan 18 2019

    Integrated Security Solutions

    The Next Evolution of Run, Hide, Fight We are all familiar with the “Run, Hide, Fight” response strategy to an active shooter incident. These quick steps were created to maximize one’s chance of survival during such a traumatic incident. But, what if the chances of survival in such a situation could be dramatically improved? Enter […]

    Read more

  3. Nov 29 2018

    FEMA Offers Active Shooter Safety Online Course

    As active shooter incidents become more common, many employers are looking to prepare their staff as much as possible. With that in mind, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created an online active shooter preparedness course. Although the course material is geared towards office spaces, the class is open to the general public and […]

    Read more

  4. Nov 29 2018

    Purdue University Partnership to Improve Employee Retention

    Summit is invested in our employees’ professional development because we know that better educated employees provide superior service to our clients. To boost our employees’ skills we have partnered with Purdue Global, an accredited degree program that offers working adults with inflexible schedules the freedom to learn at their own pace through online courses from […]

    Read more

  5. 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 […]

    Read more

  6. 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 […]

    Read more