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Keeping Your Property Safe During the Summertime

By ODO Administrator | April 24, 2019

Keeping Your Property Safe in the Summertime Summer is right around the corner, and you know what that means: summer vacation! Although that may seem like fun for you and your family, it’s also fun for burglars and those who want to take advantage of your time away from home.  As a homeowner or renter,…

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How To Choose The Right Private Security Company

By ODO Administrator | April 17, 2019

Off Duty Officers, Inc. Call 888-408-5900 How To Choose The Right Private Security Company When your business or property is in need of private security services, you can’t just choose the first company you find. No matter the size of your business or the industry you are in, private security is one of the most…

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How To Stay Safe at Large Special Events

By ODO Administrator | April 10, 2019

Off Duty Officers, Inc. How To Stay Safe at Large Special Events Today, special event security is more important than ever before. There have been a number of disturbing tragedies at large events over the recent years, including the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 and the Las Vegas shooting at a country music festival in…

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5 Reasons to Hire Security Guards for a Retail Business

By ODO Administrator | April 2, 2019

Off Duty Officers, Inc. 5 Reasons to Hire Security Guards for a Retail Business Managing or owning a retail store comes with a lot of responsibility. Your primary concern is the security of your merchandise, employees and customers. Retail stores have a constant flow of people coming in and out. With so many people flowing…

6 Warning Signs of Workplace Violence

6 Warning Signs of Workplace Violence

By ODO Administrator | March 26, 2019

6 Warning Signs of Workplace Violence If you watch the news, you probably have seen sensational incidents involving workplace violence throughout the country. You may think that these situations are rare, or that they would never happen in your workplace. The reality is that workplace violence happens all the time and across all industries. Workplace…

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Does Your Business Need Armed Security Guards

By ODO Administrator | March 18, 2019

Does Your Business Need Armed Security Guards? Businesses are much more than the services or products they provide. They hold valuable resources such as financial data, costly equipment and technology and priceless human assets like employees and consumers. A business has the responsibility to keep these resources safe and secure in the course of day-to-day…

Marc Lapointe Promoted to Corporate Vice President

By Aram Minasian | September 21, 2018

Off Duty Officers, Inc. Marc Lapointe Appointed as Corporate Vice President Off Duty Officers is pleased to announce the promotion of Marc Lapointe to the position of Corporate Vice President effective immediately.  Mr. Lapointe has been a valued employee at Off Duty Officers for over 12 years.  In that time, he has excelled and been…

Workplace Violence

By Public Relations | January 27, 2017

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What is workplace violence?

OSHA (The Occupational, Safety, and Health Administration) defines workplace violence as violence or the threat of violence against workers. It can occur at or outside the workplace and ranges from threats, verbal abuse, and bullying to physical assaults and homicide – the latter being one of the leading causes of job-related deaths.

Why should your organization have a violence prevention program?

The following statistics are compiled from reported incidents. Note: these are not simply incidents of intimidation or situations that cause workers to fear for their safety – they are actual cases of reported violence. Like you, we are aware that many individuals in the workplace have experienced workplace bullies who intimidate and threaten. Not surprisingly such intimidation, bullying, and threats sometimes lead to violent incidents.

Press Release | Executive Hire

By Public Relations | November 7, 2016

Off Duty Officers is pleased to announce the hiring of Beth Davidson to the newly created position of Director of Client Services.  Ms. Davidson brings a long history of corporate and non-profit organizational communications, coordination and marketing at the key executive level to Off Duty Officers.  In her new position, Ms. Davidson will be responsible…

10 Tips for Halloween Safety

By Public Relations | October 26, 2016

Halloween is a time of year that signifies the coming of Fall. Kids dress up in their cute costumes and parents chase them as they make their way around the neighborhood, collecting candy as they go. The community participates in this spooky holiday with children’s safety as the number one priority. Here are some Halloween…

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