Entries by John Page

Integrity and Security: The Two Go Together

C.S. Lewis, the great English writer, stated something to the effect: “There is a big difference between laws of science and the laws of man. The laws of science tell us what things will do every time. But, the laws of man tell us what man ought to do, but often does not do.” Through […]

Understanding and Utilizing Crime Mapping Mobile Apps

Crime prevention is the priority of surveillance teams, yet it can seem like a monumental task to determine what criminals are planning. Enter into the scene crime mapping. By documenting where criminal activity occurs in a city or neighborhood, professionals can take precautionary steps to offer increased security in these areas. Typical reasons for high […]

Reduce False Security Alarms for Your Home or Business

Whether it’s caused by the family cat or an employee who has not been trained properly, any number of things can trigger a false alarm in your home or business security system. Both law enforcement and the alarm industry have been looking for ways to reduce false alarm responses, but one of the most impactful […]

Law Enforcement Using Advanced Analytics to Prevent Crime

Law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are using advanced prevention programs that rely on a smart analysis of historical crime data in neighborhoods across their cities. And they are finding that they can cut burglaries by as much as 27 percent! City police departments across the country are turning traditional police officers into “data detectives.” […]

Changing of the Guard: How Today’s Security Guards are Changing a Stereotype

hen considering the private security industry, you may have several preconceived notions or beliefs regarding the productivity or utility of a security officer, however, security officers play a key role in a majority of today’s organizations. There are several key attributes that can make the difference between a quality security company and a stereotypical one.

Improving School Security in America

iolent crime is a serious problem for schools in the United States and improving security measures is always a hot topic among concerned administrators and teachers alike. According to preliminary data presented by the National Center for Education Statistics, there were 33 school-associated violent deaths from July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010. During that […]

Video Surveillance, What’s New?

very industry is constantly changing and transforming as a result of new technology, the video surveillance industry is no exception. Technological advancements make higher levels of security more attainable and changes to equipment and devices almost inevitable. Therefore, video surveillance services by the year 2020 for Santa Maria and the Central Coast will be much […]

Reaction: Central Coast Bank Robberies

In reaction to the recent Central Coast bank robberies, Bomar has been approached by several institutions for security guard services. Bomar received and email from a reader who discovered an interview conducted a few years ago and we found it to be interesting. Western Independent Banker Magazine had the opportunity to interview Los Angeles FBI Supervisory Special Agent John H. McEachern III, Bank Robbery, and Special Agent Daniel A. Bodony, LA Bank Robbery Coordinator. Included below are some highlights of the interview.