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September 26, 2018

Baltimore County Burglary Statistics: Should the Numbers Concern You?

While rates of total crime in Baltimore County increased by nearly 4 percent last year, incidences of burglary dropped 15 percent from 2016.  There were 776 nighttime residential burglaries reported in 2016, compared to just 440 last year. Overall, 2017 was saw a marked decrease in theft, burglaries and various…

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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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September 20, 2018

5 Effective Security Solutions for Residential Buildings

One of the top concerns among residents of condominium and apartment buildings is the safety of their building and their own units. However, some HOAs and property managers -- in their ongoing efforts to keep costs down -- may sacrifice certain security precautions. Though high-tech video surveillance cameras offer gold-standard…

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August 27, 2018

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…

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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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August 13, 2018

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…

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July 25, 2018

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+…

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July 23, 2018

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…

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June 28, 2018

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…

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