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4 Hospital Security Strategies That Work

Superior patient care is the cornerstone of all world-class hospitals, but along with clinical excellence, medical facilities are focusing more energy toward mitigating security threats. The majority of hospitals and healthcare facilities are open 24 hours a day and home to a staggering volume of pedestrian traffic. Beyond the responsibility of keeping patients, visitors and personnel…

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 comply. If I were a…

5 Ways to Prevent Self-Checkout Theft

Self-checkout systems in retail stores speed up the customers’ shopping experience and reduce the store’s labor costs. Those systems, however, have become targets for shoplifters who devise ways to bypass them in order to steal products from stores. Maryland Security Professionals can work with your retail outlet to improve the efficiency of the self-checkout process…

Effective De-Escalation and Conflict Resolution Strategies

Maryland Security Professionals provides businesses and other facilities with 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 10+ years of experience in law…

Improve Service and Safety with Hospitality Security

Whether operating a hotel, casino or hosting a special event, managing security in the hospitality industry is no small task. A visible security presence is an effective way to deter vandalism and theft, while enhancing the safety of guests. Finding a solution that best fits your location, market, specific needs and budget can be challenging,…

Home Security Experts Address Recent Uptick in Baltimore County Break-Ins

2018 did not begin well for some homeowners in Baltimore County. A string of home break-ins that began in October 2017 continued into January 2018, and showed no immediate signs of abating. Baltimore County Police arrested three suspects in late January, but the increase in the number of residential burglaries left many Baltimore County residents…

5 Ways You Might Unknowingly Be Inviting Burglars to Break into Your Home

How vulnerable is your home to a break-in? Homeowners in the mid-Atlantic region may be sending inviting signals to burglars without realizing it. See below for five common signs that burglars look for when choosing a house to target. Home surveillance cameras are proven deterrents to theft.  Maryland Security Professionals provides customized residential video surveillance…

Successful Strategies for Preventing Crime in Gated Communities

The benefits of living in a gated community include privacy, exclusivity, and security. While criminal activity is reduced in gated communities, there is no guarantee you will not be the victim of a crime. Private homeowners and homeowners associations can enhance their protection against burglary and other crimes by partnering with an experienced residential security…

5 Reasons for New Homebuyers to Make Security Cameras a Priority

If you are a new homeowner, you’ve likely got a long list of to-dos. After the closing and moving in, you may be focused on decorating, buying new furniture, or making minor repairs. While installing an alarm system is usually near the top of the priority list for new homebuyers, many are also looking to…

3 Reasons to Add License Plate Recognition Cameras to A Security System

License plate recognition cameras, also known as Tag Rec cameras, are changing the way law enforcement tracks down criminal suspects. The cameras, which can be affixed to either stationary or mobile objects, are proving invaluable in a wide range of applications and settings, including construction sites, gated communities, commercial properties, parking lots and garages. Tag…