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    • Workplace Violence Training Programs: Clarifying Major Misconceptions (Pt. 2/2)

      Workplace Violence Training Programs (WVTP) are critical to preparing your employees to appropriately respond to workplace violence, active shooter situations, and most other dangerous events ... READ MORE

    • Workplace Violence Training Programs: Clarifying Major Misconceptions (Pt. 1/2)

      Workplace Violence Training Programs (WVTP) have become critical to preparing employees to react to violent attacks, teaching methods of preventing violence, and advising workers of specific policies ... READ MORE

    • Lessons From The Trail: The Old Ways Working With The New

      As a young criminal investigator at my Sheriff’s Department, I was often called into the field by seasoned patrol deputies with substantially more years of experience in the field than me. Many of the ... READ MORE

    • How To Prepare Your Company For Hurricanes: Don't Get Blown Away

      Extreme winds strong enough to rip roofs off of homes, torrential rains that flood cities and wave surges that break levees, hurricanes are among the most devastating forces on earth. How prepared is ... READ MORE

    • Workplace Violence Training Programs: Clarifying Major Misconceptions (Pt. 2/2)

      Workplace Violence Training Programs (WVTP) are critical to preparing your employees to appropriately respond to workplace violence, active shooter situations, and most other dangerous events ... READ MORE

    • Nationwide Off Duty Police Officer Security | Athos Group

      It was 9 a.m. at work and my desk phone rang. On the other end was an HR business partner who asked: “Jeff, can you have one of your security folks come over to HR? We are terminating an employee in a ... READ MORE

    • Forming A "New Normal" For Pipeline Construction Security To Handle Protests

      XYZ Energy, a fictitious pipeline company, embarks on a multi-state natural gas pipeline construction project. While planning the project, security is barely discussed and receives no realistic ... READ MORE

    • On The Road With Athos: HR's Perspective On Employee Termination

      Last year, at the ASIS annual conference in Dallas, I presented a training session entitled “Conducting a Safe Employee Termination.” The presentation detailed considerations for conducting all ... READ MORE

    • How To Prepare Your Company For Hurricanes: Don't Get Blown Away

      Extreme winds strong enough to rip roofs off of homes, torrential rains that flood cities and wave surges that break levees, hurricanes are among the most devastating forces on earth. How prepared is ... READ MORE

    • Prepare Your Employees for Protests- Tim Foley

      Protest actions against the energy sector and pipeline construction projects are nothing new. However, over the past year and a half protests have become more frequent, better organized, and more ... READ MORE

    • The Athos Group Featured in LinkedIn Article

      An article written by The Athos Group's Executive Vice President Jeff Sweet /about-us/meet-the-team/jeff-sweetin/ in was recently featured on LinkedIn. The article, titled "Off-Duty Law Enforcement ... READ MORE

    • Lessons From The Trail: The Old Ways Working With The New

      As a young criminal investigator at my Sheriff’s Department, I was often called into the field by seasoned patrol deputies with substantially more years of experience in the field than me. Many of the ... READ MORE

    • Why Police Executives Are Outsourcing Their Off-Duty Programs

      As long as there has been a crime there have been cops trained, deployed, and authorized to make arrests to protect society. And whether they are preventing crime or responding to it, professional law ... READ MORE

    • Why Police Executives Are Outsourcing Their Off-Duty Programs

      As long as there has been a crime there have been cops trained, deployed, and authorized to make arrests to protect society. And whether they are preventing crime or responding to it, professional law ... READ MORE

    • When Cops Become Bill Collectors And When Off-Duty Becomes Off-Putting

      Regardless of the circumstances, most of us are uncomfortable disagreeing with law enforcement officers. For obvious and appropriate reasons, our society is built upon the rule of law and predicated ... READ MORE

    • Why Police Executives Are Outsourcing Their Off-Duty Programs

      As long as there has been a crime there have been cops trained, deployed, and authorized to make arrests to protect society. And whether they are preventing crime or responding to it, professional law ... READ MORE

    • Forming A "New Normal" For Pipeline Construction Security To Handle Protests

      XYZ Energy, a fictitious pipeline company, embarks on a multi-state natural gas pipeline construction project. While planning the project, security is barely discussed and receives no realistic ... READ MORE

    • Forming A "New Normal" For Pipeline Construction Security To Handle Protests

      XYZ Energy, a fictitious pipeline company, embarks on a multi-state natural gas pipeline construction project. While planning the project, security is barely discussed and receives no realistic ... READ MORE

    • Why You Need Security for Black Friday

      The day after Thanksgiving, once a time of rest and recovery, is now the largest shopping day of the year. We call it “Black Friday,” so named because the post-Thanksgiving shopping season is when ... READ MORE

    • On The Road With Athos: HR's Perspective On Employee Termination

      Last year, at the ASIS annual conference in Dallas, I presented a training session entitled “Conducting a Safe Employee Termination.” The presentation detailed considerations for conducting all ... READ MORE

    • Termination of Employment- Not the Time to Go It Alone

      You are the security director for a large, public corporation, and you have a problem employee. Without assistance from anyone else in the company, you decide to handle the problem. Even after you ... READ MORE

    • Maintain Your Video Security System During Winter

      Your video security system could benefit from a little extra TLC during the cold winter months. Do you know how to protect your video surveillance system investment when the weather changes? Today on ... READ MORE

    • Workplace Violence Training Programs: Clarifying Major Misconceptions (Pt. 2/2)

      Workplace Violence Training Programs (WVTP) are critical to preparing your employees to appropriately respond to workplace violence, active shooter situations, and most other dangerous events ... READ MORE

    • Workplace Violence Training Programs: Clarifying Major Misconceptions (Pt. 1/2)

      Workplace Violence Training Programs (WVTP) have become critical to preparing employees to react to violent attacks, teaching methods of preventing violence, and advising workers of specific policies ... READ MORE

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