Posts by Mark Mahaffey

Does Media Coverage of Mass Shootings Promote Copycats?

Its no surprise that mass shootings are on the rise and dominate the news headlines. This type of situation has become so common it’s almost jarring. Concerts, churches, schools, nothing seems safe anymore. We barley have time to recover from one tragedy when another is thrust upon us in the national news.  Is there any…

Read More

Protect Your Property and Still Have Compassion on the Homeless

It is not a surprise to anyone that there is a problem with homelessness, and it seems to be getting worse. What might surprise you is that San Diego has the 4th largest homeless population in the country according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The lack of accessible housing or public…

Read More

What To Do in an “Active Shooter” Situation

Recently the frequency of horrific acts of unexpected acts of violence against completely innocent people has dominated the news headlines and have put institutions that are prone to these attacks on edge. From schools, churches, night clubs, parks, workplaces to even outdoor concerts, there seems to be no safe place from these incidents from happening.…

Read More

Business Security Mistakes To Avoid

Having a business security system installed is a smart way to protect you, your employees, your assets and your clients. And though you rely on it for safety, it is probably not something that you think about daily. It is easy to become somewhat complacent about your security system.

Read More

Confessions of a Burglar – Home Protection

Burglars rob someone every 15 seconds. Ex-burglar Chris Patterson takes you inside the mind of a burglar and teaches you what you can do to protect yourself in this video segment from ABC’s 20/20.

Read More