The FRS Blog

Security, news, and life safety tips from your friends at First Response Security.

On-Site Officer

Behind the Scenes with an On-Site Officer

Despite the bumbling, donut-feasting, highly inept security guard that the media often portrays, the real-life On-Site Officer is anything but. From the second they clock to the moment they leave for the day, it is an On-Site Officer’s job to cover a variety of duties as chosen by the owner or property manager. But it […]

Office Fire Safety

3 Tips for Increased Office Fire Safety

Whether it’s on your mind because of a certain episode of This Is Us or you’ve seen the security spring cleaning tips floating around online, there’s never a bad time to brush up on office fire safety information. We’ve gathered a few tips to help prevent and prepare for fires in the office. 1. Have […]

A Q&A with First Response Founder, Dave Foglio

Born and raised in Portland, Dave Foglio has long been dedicated to providing superior customer care within the service industry. After running a successful janitorial business, Dave and his wife Charlene decided to start First Response Security in 1989, recognizing a need for professional security solutions in the Portland metropolitan area. Now, more than 29 […]

Celebrating 29 Years of Security Services!

Today is our birthday! Setting the cake and balloons aside, we want to take a moment to thank our most loyal community for working with us for the past 29 wonderful years — that’s you! Since it formed in 1989 sporting a single patrol car and a penchant for going above and beyond service standards, First Response […]

How to Stay Secure in 6 Easy Steps

We’ve all experienced it — you see the Nextdoor post about break ins around your neighborhood, or the broken glass outside the business down the street from yours. There is some suspicious activity going on around you, and while this can be a scary thought, there are some simple things you can do to help prevent […]

All Patrol Services Are Not Created Equally. Here’s Why.

As a security provider, we have put more thought, effort, and resources into developing the best patrol service in the industry. Since 1989, First Response™ has been the premier service provider throughout the Portland Metropolitan area. We have done this, and continue to do so through the following:

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