Giving Back and Giving Hope

There are opportunities each day to help someone who needs it. Dave Foglio, the founder and President of First Response Security knows this well. Being an active volunteer in his community, he wanted to expand his volunteer work and reach into the communities where disaster had struck. Asking around and expressing interest in this type…

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Your Business Needs a Plan: Responding to Active Shooting Incidents

According to the FBI website, there were over 160 active shooter incidents between the years 2000 and 2013, underscoring the need for every business to have a plan to prevent an manage an active shooter incident.  Sadly, active shooter incidents have occurred in all types of venues, and the trend does not seem to be…

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7 Things You Probably Wrongly Believe About Burglaries

Chances are pretty good that you, like most Americans believe some misconceptions about burglaries. Television programs, movies, and even video games do much to shape what we think is true. Unfortunately though, this leads us to draw some wrong conclusions—and those assumptions can put us in danger.  You probably do not need to worry about…

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Make Thieves Hate You with Home Security Basics

It is the most wonderful time of the year—for thieves! According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program, the number of burglaries rises annually around the holidays, even here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  This is because thieves know that homes are filled with items easily and quickly sold like small electronics, laptops, jewelry, and…

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Common Distraction Burglary Tactics

We want all our customers to be aware that as the holidays approach, distraction burglary will become a problem again. Teams of criminals will be out in full force attempting to gain the momentary trust of homeowners, shoppers and anyone who looks like they can be had. Here are some of the tactics they will…

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