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October 15, 2019

Why Retired Police Officers Make Great Security Consultants

If you’re setting up a security system for your home or business, rely on those who know criminals best. Retired police officers have dedicated their lives to learning the habits, behaviors, and motives of criminals so that they can capture the culprits and bring justice to victims. Those years of…

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November 5, 2018

Security Guard Services in West Virginia: Armed or Unarmed?

If you are considering hiring private security guard services, a primary question will be whether to hire armed or unarmed guards. Not every situation calls for armed guards, and professionally trained unarmed guards can provide strong security coverage in many situations. The private security guards provided by Maryland Security Professionals…

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October 22, 2018

9 Businesses That Can Benefit From Using Security Guards

The presence of a security guard at your place of business is an invaluable investment. Guards serve as deterrents to burglars, vandals, and trespassers, as well as protectors of expensive equipment, sensitive documents, employees, and customers. Return on Investment But how do you determine if your business could truly benefit…

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September 21, 2018

Armed Guard Services in Virginia: Enhancing the Security of Your Premises

According to the most recent crime statistics available from the FBI, Virginia tallied 20,018 burglaries in 2016, along with 4,803 robberies and 126,606 instances of larceny/theft. Experts at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University state that overall, the data from the FBI show a decrease in the crime rate for the…

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August 16, 2018

Why Banks Choose to Have Armed Guards

In response to a wave of heists in the early 2000s, many banking institutions amped up their security measures by installing bullet-resistant plastic in teller windows and placing armed guards and video cameras on the premises. "When you rob a bank, you're robbing an industry where tellers are trained to…

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July 25, 2018

Effective De-Escalation and Conflict Resolution Strategies

Maryland Security Professionals provides businesses and other facilities with professional armed security operatives that are specially trained in de-escalation and resolution of conflicts. Our goal is always to avoid violence by applying effective strategies to keep conflict situations from spinning out of control. Our hand-picked, extensively vetted security professionals have…

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April 13, 2018

YouTube Shooting Highlights Value of Armed Workplace Security

The recent shooting at the headquarters of YouTube, a Google-owned company, has highlighted the security risks of open corporate campuses. As a result, several corporations are reevaluating their workplace safety measures, including the engagement of armed guard services. Maryland Security Professionals has vast experience in all aspects of corporate security.…

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April 9, 2018

4 Reasons to Hire Executive Protection

Prominent executives, celebrities and other VIPs, as well as court witnesses and political candidates, attract a lot of attention, both positive and negative. The highly-skilled executive protection experts at Maryland Security Professionals put their law-enforcement experience and training to use in protecting clients and offering peace of mind. Here are…

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January 31, 2018

Top Questions to Ask Before Hiring Armed Security

Should your security guards be armed? At Maryland Security Professionals, we know that businesses, schools and communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region struggle with the question of whether armed guards are necessary to ensure the safety of people and property. Our experienced staff of former law enforcement officers and military personnel…

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