Protecting Your Business from Liability When Hiring Off-Duty Officers

There is always the possibility that a security incident will occur and, during the course of that incident, cause damage to persons or property at your business. This is, in fact, part of the reason you bring in off-duty officers: to help manage security threats. However, in the event of such an incident, who is held liable for damages that may occur? 

The added costs of implementing security after an incident vs proactively securing a site

In July 2022, Starbucks closed 16 stores in Seattle; Los Angeles; Philadelphia; Washington, DC; and Portland, Oregon after a series of incidents made it unsafe to continue to operate them. Store security got out of control following the 2018 announcement of a new Starbucks’s policy making store restrooms available to the public. 

Summit Insurance Coverage

At Summit Off Duty Services, we’re all about making it easy to out source off-duty officer support, while protecting your bottom line. We don’t want insurance to stand in the way of businesses and officers connecting to create safer spaces.

A More Secure Outlook for Retailers in 2023

What’s driving this spike in organized retail crime? e-Commerce. Disguised among the millions of legitimate third-party sellers, thieves turn to online marketplaces to quickly resell stolen goods. The internet has allowed crime rings to fly under the radar while reaching unsuspecting consumers across the globe.

Meet Alex Smith, the new President of Summit Off Duty Services

Summit is excited to announce Alex Smith as the new President of Summit Off Duty Services. As a seasoned leader with experience working with national companies across the country, Alex brings top-notch …

Navigating a Hiring Freeze Without Compromising Safety & Security

Despite the positive outlook a new year typically brings, market trends don’t point to the end of the turbulence employers have faced since the start of this decade. Seventy percent of economists …

Security Assessments

All businesses have risks. Those risks are constantly evolving. To stay ahead of potential issues and mitigate negative impacts to the company’s reputation, bottom line and license to operate, it’s important to take inventory of risks on a regular basis and be willing to retool the response plan.

Ending the year on a high note

Surging crime and a waning workforce made 2022 another year to remember. It wasn’t an easy time to be in the business of staffing. With a hard-working team who loves what they …

The 5-Ws of Budgeting for Security in 2023

Budgeting for 2023 is underway across industries, companies and departments. Summit Off Duty Services has had more conversations, with more companies, weighing more variables than ever before. With a lot of macroeconomic …
Customer Success Stories

Growing together: Dave & Busters partners with Summit Off Duty for reliable security staffing.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Coppell, Texas, Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates 147 venues offering entertainment and dining to guests. They have locations in 41 states, as well as Puerto Rico …