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Category Archives: Security

Security Basics for Summer Fairs and Festivals

With vacation season underway, residents and tourists alike flock to the Mid-Atlantic to take part in summer events like fairs and festivals. Attentive and informed planning can minimize the risk of a disturbance at these community events. As a leading provider of event security services in the area, Maryland Security Professionals understands first-hand how to…

Security Checklist for 4th of July in Washington D.C.

As summer heats up, event managers are preparing for the annual flock of visitors heading to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the Fourth of July in the nation’s capital. The national celebration includes fun and festivity, but also the need for heightened security measures. Large event security factors Given the current climate and ongoing threat of…

Security at Sporting Events: Proven Strategies to Reduce Risk

Sporting events have elevated security needs. With large crowds come increased opportunity for theft, vandalism, destruction of property and other forms of criminal mischief. Excessive consumption of alcohol on the part of some fans contributes to the risk for unruly or unsafe behavior, and congested traffic moving in and out of the venue parking facilities…

Virginia Incident Highlights Importance of School Security

An incident in Loudon County, Virginia led police to increase security measures at a high school and to bring criminal charges against a student. The recent event involved threats that the student made against the school on social media. Troubling incidents like this one, including many recent tragedies, have made school security a pressing issue for administrators,…

How To Deter Burglars From Breaking Into Your Home

The FBI reports that more than 2 million homes are burglarized each year. Police, investigators, and even interviewed burglars have identified trends and factors in residential burglaries that can help you adopt measures to deter a home break-in. Common characteristics in home burglaries A common assumption is that burglaries almost always occur at night. In…

Storage Facilities Need Customized Security Solutions

The Self Storage Association estimates that 1 in every ten U.S. households currently rents some kind of off-site storage, including storage units and portable on-demand storage options (PODS). That means that there are a lot of tenants putting trust in the storage facilities housing their goods. The Insurance Information Institute warns storage unit tenants to…

Delaware Population Growth Creates Increased Security Needs

From 2010 through 2015, Delaware led the region in population growth. In 2015, there were 945,934 people living in Delaware after a steady increase of 1 percent per year for the preceding half decade. If the rate of expansion continues, estimates put the state population at over 1,000,000 by the time of the next federal…

Businesses Most in Need of a Security System

Each business has unique assets and therefore unique security needs. However, certain business are in greater need than others of comprehensive security measures. Ideally, every business will have a custom-tailored security solution that addresses all potential vulnerabilities. Assessing the need for a security system Any business with assets to protect can benefit from a security system. Such…

Maryland Security Professionals Serves Mid-Atlantic Surveillance Needs

Maryland Security Professionals serves Mid-Atlantic States, operating out of five different locations to provide clients with high-quality surveillance equipment and security service expertise. Whether you are looking to protect your business or personal property, we provide top-level protection in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Maryland Security Professionals headquarters Our professionals can thoroughly assess any…

Popular Consumer Site Considers Benefits of Home Security Cameras

A recent report by consumer review hub Angie’s List explored the costs and benefits of residential security cameras. The article highlights some of the increased options in accessibility and price range, as well as how the newer options can impact home security. Developments in security cameras Gone are the days when a home camera fed images to…