Numerous Topics
ALARMS IN THE WORKPLACE
    A large number of us working in facilities such as offices, suites, or buildings, have electronic alarms that safeguard the location. Alarms are an excellent way to guard a facility and deter burglars by monitoring the situation and notifying an...
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ON PATROL IN A LIVING COMPLEX
A living situation is one of my favorite sites to patrol. I have no idea what I will find or where and this ever-changing nature of the beast is interesting to me. There is always something to find in a living situation because a lot of people live there, keep...    
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ON PATROL IN THE PLAZA / BUSINESS COMPLEX
    While I am on security patrol there are several things I am looking for. In working security, our Post Orders for each site are tailored to the contract needs of the representing property managers / owners. Consequently, there can be drastic...
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MECHANICS OF A ROUTINE
TRAFFIC STOP
This note addresses the routine traffic stop where the subject may or may not receive a ticket for a simple vehicle or traffic violation, precaution...
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SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
It is important to your local Police / Sheriff’s Department that their citizens are alert, vigilant and are able to recognize and ...
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THE 7 W'S
This note addresses reporting an incident to the police. When you are reporting, specific information is going to be requested...
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ATM SAFETY 
TOP 10 LIST
In 2012, the National Crime Victimization Survey reported that identity theft cost Americans $24.7 billion. This total was $10.7...
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Business Robbery and Violence Prevention
    The Ventura County has seen a number of armed business robberies committed in recent months. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report lists four (4) cities in the Ventura County with a population of 100,000 or more. These cities include Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and Ventura. Of these four cities, analyzed from 2012 – 2013, the following robbery trends were observed. Oxnard saw by far the largest number of robberies totaling more than the other three cities combined. Oxnard also had the second lowest percentage increase at 7%. Simi Valley, by contrast, had the lowest number...
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