Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has evolved and transformed its public safety department over the years, from locking and unlocking doors to being an educator, team member and partner in response for clinical staff, employees and the organization. The security team has taken steps to continue to evolve the program, including integrating with emergency management, upgrading security technology and implementing targeted training.
Existing partnerships between mental health professionals and local police forces have reduced emergency hospital admissions by around 80%, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington Director of Services Jeff Stanlick.
ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced a free virtual event, titled “Global DE&I Strategy: Policy and Practices that Produce Positive Business Outcomes," to help security leaders around the world develop and implement diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategies.
To help aid families in crisis across the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mission 500 has announced a partnership with the U.S hunger relief organization, Feeding America, and is calling upon the professional security industry for support.
Many enterprises face challenges when choosing the right security partners to implement and maintain their systems. Security management places a premium on their specific physical security strategies, either because of the complexity of their needs, or the specific system demands and compliance regulations associated with their specific business classification. Therefore, the goal should be to partner with suppliers whose focus is to deliver the solutions that best fulfil desired system functionality and operations.
“What is the ultimate goal of innovation?” asks Fredrik Nilsson, Vice President of the Americas, Axis Communications. His answer: bringing value to the entire security ecosystem – from other manufacturers to dealers to integrators to end users.
Through partnerships, grant competitions and technology, cities nationwide are utilizing security to push their economies and quality of life forward.
August 1, 2016
A few months ago, cities around the world anxiously awaited for the results of the Global Cities Index, which identifies the world’s top 125 cities on the basis of their ability to attract and retain global capital, people and ideas, as well as sustain that performance in the long term.