The top five physical security threats in 2022 are workplace violence, crime/theft, natural disasters, biosecurity and remote work. How can enterprise security protect employees from the ever-growing complexity of physical security threats?
Venezuela and Afghanistan may be farther away from reaching the United Nations' goal for peaceful, secure societies than any other country in the world, based on their scores on Gallup's 2018 Law and Order Index.
To address smash-and-grab car break-ins at the seven parking garages owned by the Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco officials are upping their game on security measures. Since May, the SFMTA has added high-definition security cameras, license plate readers, protective fencing, intercom systems and, in some locations, police officers, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Often considered a victimless crime, the presence of graffiti can do immense harm to homes and businesses. The perception of criminal activity – whether accurate or inaccurate – can ultimately deter potential customers from visiting a business, leading to less foot traffic and revenue loss.
Twenty-five percent of U.S. parents report “frequently” worrying about their child being harmed at school
March 1, 2014
Twenty-five percent of U.S. parents report “frequently” worrying about their child being harmed at school, and that concern is up from 2009-2011, according to Gallup’s annual Crime poll, conducted Oct. 3-6, 2013.
In 2012, there were 2,228 cars stolen on New Year’s Day
March 1, 2014
In 2012, there were 2,228 cars stolen on New Year’s Day, according to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Christmas Day had the lowest theft figure for a holiday, as well as the lowest reported vehicle thefts of any day in 2012.
From 1993 to 2010, the decline of violent victimization rates (down 76 percent) was greater than the decline in crime prevalence (down 63 percent). However, the percentage of violent crime victims who experienced two or more victimizations during a year (17 percent in 2010) accounted for 54 percent of all violent victimizations, according to a new study from the Bureau of Justice Statistics.