The unique combination of economic, social and political tensions created in recent years, along with volatility in the financial markets, has left consumers on edge and raised the stakes for financial institutions. In addition to contending with consumer frustrations, workplace violence is also a growing threat to financial institutions and all office environments.
Coordinated risk and response
Financial institutions have a long and illustrious history of being targeted for robbery. Unfortunately, the number and nature of incidents have become more nuanced and complex. Therefore, the response to risk is evolving too. No longer are cameras and alarms sufficient. Financial institutions are turning to off-duty police officers to elevate their response and be proactive to security challenges.
Value of off-duty officers to banking and finance
An officer’s presence and authority bring peace of mind and reassurance to all. They’re trained in de-escalation techniques and are able to diffuse a situation before it becomes an impediment to long-term business and reputation. An off-duty officer is also able to call in reinforcements should they be needed.
Summit Off Duty Services places officers where and when you need them, to keep your site, employees and ability to operate secure.
Insights for Energy & Utilities Security
Takeaways from the 2022 Energy Security Council Annual Meeting
Last week, the Energy Security Council held its annual meeting in person for the first time since 2019. There was a hearty exchange of experiences, ideas and best practices for protecting employees, assets and the “right to operate” in the current environment.
Customer Success Stories
430-Mile Pipeline Project Delivered During Global Pandemic
Challenge A large, U.S. midstream energy company announced in June 2018 that it would build a pipeline to carry natural gas from the Permian Basin in West Texas to the Gulf Coast, spanning more than 430 miles, with a portion of the through the Texas Hill Country, home to ranches and vacation homes complete with scenic...