Home Burglaries on the Rise, Police Cutting Back: What to Do?
from The Wall Street Journal
Is the recession making your neighborhood less safe? According to a recent survey by the Police Executive Research Forum, 44 percent of police departments report increases in certain crimes, including home burglaries that they believe are attributed to the economic crisis. And nearly two-thirds of those agencies say they are preparing plans for an overall cut in their total funding for the next fiscal year.
Texas Locksmiths Association Convention and Tradeshow
It's not too late to register for:
Texas Locksmiths Association Convention and Tradeshow, now the 2009 Southwest Security Expo
Thursday – Friday & Sunday, March 19th – 20th, & 22nd
(Click here for more info)
Saturday, March 21st,
Friday, March 20th, at 8am
ALOA PRP/STPRP testing:
Saturday, March 21, 8am
(Click here to download the PRP registration form)
Hilton San Antonio Airport
611 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, Texas
If you would like information about the hotel or to book your room click here. Be sure to book early and remember to use the TLA registration code to get the maximum discount. The code is TXLA. This will get you the group rate of $109.
Securing the Convenience Store
from Convenience Store Decisions
As theft at retail surges in bad economic times, retailers are warned to protect their assets.
Security remains an ongoing concern for convenience store operators, but new technologies and approaches are offering some great help. And great help is a great asset, because there is a lot of work to be done.
Lambeau Field Stadium Invests in Security
from Security World Hotel
The massive $295 million reconstruction was designed to update the facilities of the Lambeau field stadium and add more premium and suite seatings, while preserving the famous and original seating bowl. The renovation project was completed in 2003, bringing the current seating capacity to 72,928. In order to prevent and control the damage caused by anti-social elements and to protect football fans, Lambeau Field selected Nuuo surveillance system to monitor the national football stadium. More
2009 SAFETECH Convention, March 9 -14, 2009
It’s not too late to join the top safemen in the world at the upcoming 2009 SAFETECH Convention, March 9 -14, 2009, in Myrtle Beach, S.C.!
SAFTETECH blends, world-class education with a top-notch tradeshow to create a must-attend event essential for doing business today.
Breaking in with a MetroCard
from NYU News
MetroCard can do more than get you onto the subway — it can also get you into your dorm room. In several attempts by WSN reporters, hallway doors of rooms in six NYU freshmen residence halls were easily unlocked by swiping a MetroCard through the doorframe. According to several local locksmiths, there are devices to prevent people from unlocking the door with common items such as credit card and MetroCards. Installation into doors is easy and relatively inexpensive, they said.
Obama Stresses Importance of Helping Small Businesses
U.S. President Barack Obama shined the spotlight on small businesses when he addressed Congress. Obama highlighted federal action to create new lending streams for small businesses and entrepreneurs, calling it the "largest effort ever to help provide auto loans, college loans and small business loans to the consumers and entrepreneurs who keep this economy running." Obama promised to move quickly and aggressively to restore confidence and jumpstart lending. He stressed that it's necessary to help U.S. banks in order for Americans to obtain credit and for small businesses to hire workers and grow. More
Survey: Small Business Owners Resilient
from Charlotte Business Journal
A survey of small-business owners finds that 87 percent don’t regret their decision to go into business for themselves and would do it over again if they had to. More
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