Middle East Regional Instability

Middle East Regional Instability

By: Matthew McQuillen Senior Associate, Merletti Gonzales Tensions between the West and Iran are on the rise. Should this quarrel heat up further, there could be security implications for international companies working in the Middle East. While the primary objective...
Security Training

Security Training

Those with military or law enforcement backgrounds will be familiar with frequently repeated training modules and associated drills. The purpose of these is to ensure that personnel are ready to react immediately to a given set of circumstances. As an example, a...
Bomb Threats

Bomb Threats

According to authorities, the actor TJ Miller called 911 on March 18 while he was riding a train from Washington D.C. to New York City, claiming a woman with brown hair and a scarf “has a bomb in her bag.” Amtrak officials eventually stopped the train, detrained the...
Emergency Management Collaboration

Emergency Management Collaboration

By: J. Christopher Murphy; Senior Associate, Retired US Secret Service For the last forty years, I’ve worked in city, state, and federal public safety. I’ve encountered man-made emergencies from hostage situations to a mass murder incident spread over multiple...