The world is changing and with it, travel and the business environment. The Executive Protection (EP) profession must also evolve and adapt to provide answers to new and evolving challenges. For example, EP agents are no longer just security agents; they have to be able to provide competent guide services and first-class first-aid.
Continue reading to discover the main challenges facing EP agents and the profession as a whole.
A school shooting event is a traumatic experience for students, teachers and the entire community. These incidents can affect students’ decision about whether to stay at their school, affect their cognitive skills, and influence their behavior at school.
School administrators, security officials, educators and community members tend to think that exceptional instances of crime and violence at schools are a phenomenon confined to certain geographic areas, socio-economic levels, and ages. While this kind of perspective is understandable, data dispels this notion completely.
The Alliance partnered with the Police Foundation and Dr. Erroll Southers of TAL Global to develop the list, which is intended to offer school administrators, superintendents and law enforcement access to the best safety and security facility assessments at no cost to schools.
Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director for Counter Terrorism and Infrastructure Protection, was an invited expert panelist last week in Washington D.C. at a school security event hosted by the Security Industry Association (SIA), a trade association for electronic and physical security solution providers, in cooperation with the Congressional School Safety Caucus on Capitol Hill.
TAL Global CEO Johnathan Tal spoke with the Washington Post about the changing security considerations for the nation’s schools in the face of a dynamic threats from abroad and at home.
With a record of impressive success in connecting urban charter schools in New York City with their neighborhoods, Ms. Aretha Miller, Wilmington’s Community Education Building (CEB) new CEO is ready to take the ambitious project to its next stage.
Recently, TAL Global partnered with the Longwood Foundation to help transform the new Community Education Building (CEB), located in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, by turning it from a vacant bank headquarters into a state-of-the-art, safe and secure educational center, where thousands of K-12 pupils in multiple charter schools can focus and realize their academic goals.