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Strategos International and GuideOne Insurance unite to advance security for faith-based organizations

One of the nation’s leading security providers for faith-based organizations is teaming with one of its most prominent insurers. Strategos International and GuideOne Insurance are working together to help churches, Christian schools and other institutions get the security and insurance coverage they need in an era of mass shootings. “The increase of violence at schools

Roundup of Active Shooter Statistics

Key documents from government agencies and researchers to aid understanding of the risks of workplace and public violence. Sometimes it’s hard to separate fact from fiction in the media storm that follows shooting events. Here is a repository of public reports that document the threat of active shooters, workplace violence and mass attacks. Please Contact

Active Shooter Report: Awareness and Action Save Lives

Strategos has created a 90-second video overview of the Secret Service’s key findings. The U.S. Secret Service released its report, “Mass Attacks in Public Spaces – 2018” in July of 2019. It examines the shooters’ ages, gender, motivations, psychological and criminal background and more. The report helps protectors understand their adversary and emphasizes the importance

Barry Young: The Top 7 Questions (and Answers) About Church Security

We answer your great about churches, weapons, security ministry and more. Until recently, the words “church” and “security” were seldom seen together. Now they’re a permanent fixture in the English language. Strategos’ Barry Young, VP of Operations, eats, sleeps and breathes church security. In this interview, he shares the “Top 7 Questions About Church Security”

Strategos’ Mark Warren to industry group: Workplace violence can happen to you

The organization’s executive VP spoke to the Truckload Carriers Association on reducing the risk of on-the-job attacks. Mark Warren, executive vice president of Strategos International, encouraged a transportation industry group to prepare for and strive to prevent workplace violence. While denial is the predominant response, it must be overcome. “There is always some level of

Interview: Security Blankets or Security Solutions?

Strategos’ Mark Warren evaluates bulletproof backpacks, bulletin boards and panic buttons. In the aftermath of school shootings, many new “security” products are flooding the market. They’re being quickly swept up by parents and schools. But will they make students and teachers safer? In this interview, Mark Warren, executive VP of Strategos, addresses the topic “Bulletproof

Strategos Church Security Training Featured on Action News Jax

We’re honored to have one of our recent church security trainings, led by instructor Roger Huggins, featured by Action News Jax. “The group would rather preach the gospel and leave the guns aside, but they’re training because for them, knowing how to handle a firearm in a place of worship has become a necessity.” Learn

At work, it’s better to be safe than to feel safe

A secure place of business is a hard-won reality that can never be taken for granted. It’s great to feel safe at work. But safety isn’t a feeling. It’s a hard-earned reality. A recent human resources report provides valuable insight into the workplace and violence. One of its most widely-reported findings is that only 1