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Halloween Safety Tips

October 11th, 2019

At EBS Security of Jacksonville, FL we take security very seriously. From office security to event and personal security – we’ve got you covered. Whether you need an armed guard for your business or just want a show of force at an event, we’re here to help keep you safe and secure. Halloween is upon us, you may have seen ghosts and goblins showing up around town – that means it won’t be long before Trick or Treaters are out on the town. Now is a great time to review these Halloween Safety Tips. For Trick or Treaters Bring a Flashlight – Even though street lights... Read More

Are You Prepared?

September 20th, 2019

It’s hurricane season and so far we’ve been lucky. Dorian wreaked havoc in the Bahamas*, but it missed Jacksonville. That should be a reminder for all of us in Florida to be prepared for the next storm. Now that the storm has passed, it’s a perfect opportunity to make sure you’re prepared for the next disaster. Make a Plan The first thing to do when it comes to being prepared is to have a plan, and practice it. It’s great to have all you need at home to shelter in place for three days, but if you aren’t at home when the disaster strikes you’re going to... Read More

Events in Jacksonville this September

August 28th, 2019

A safe community is one in which neighbors know one another. A great way to get out and meet your neighbors is to attends one or many of the great events in Jacksonville this September. From farmers’ markets to art fairs, getting out into the community is a great way to keep your community safe and vibrant. Events in Jacksonville this September 2019 Bold City Beer & Music Festival When: September 1st, 2019 Where: Riverside Arts Market 715 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, FL INVITE YOUR FRIENDS and make plans to attend the Inaugural Bold City Beer Festival, North Florida’s Premier... Read More

Back to School Safety

August 14th, 2019

School has either just begun or is about to begin, now is a great time to have a Back To School Safety refresher coarse for students, parents and anyone who drives around children (that’s all of us). Back to School Safety Active Shooter Drills In the wake of the recent shootings, school safety is at the top of everyone’s list. While there is some debate about the effectiveness of active shooter drills in schools, preparing your children to remain calm in a crisis situation is always helpful, (this blog is not the place to learn about active shooter safety – it’s a much larger... Read More

Do These Things So Your Car Doesn’t Get Stolen

July 12th, 2019

While auto theft has increase over the last couple of years, it still remains below the 1991 level when it peaked. That said, car thieves are always devising new ways to steal your vehicle. Don’t be the next victim of auto theft, do these things so your car doesn’t get stolen. Take Keys with You – This might seem really obvious, but there were 229,339 vehicle thefts with keys or fobs left in the vehicles between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2018. Thats 229,339 auto thefts that didn’t have to happen, and shouldn’t have happened. Keep Owner’s Manual in the... Read More

Workplace Safety

June 30th, 2019

Providing staff with a safe and secure working environment is key to running a successful business. As providers of workplace security in Jacksonville, FL, we’ve seen the best and worst in business security. A successful company wants to make sure staff is safe and secure at all times. This includes those who leave early, those who stay late, and everyone in between. You never know when a threat will appear so it’s best to always be prepared. Providing security detail to your company can reduce the number of victims in a mass shooting. Security can also escort staff members to their... Read More

National Night Out – Tuesday, August 6th

June 13th, 2019

It’s not too early to start planning your block party for National Night Out. This year, National Night Out is Tuesday, August 6th. Jacksonville Beach has been hosting a gathering at SeaWalk Pavilion for several years now, and it’s always a hit. National Night Out is a perfect way to get out and meet your neighbors whether you’re a homeowner or a business. National Night Out is also a wonderful way to make your community safer. If you’re a business and are thinking about participating in National Night Out there are many things you can do. You can provide food for grilling,... Read More

Summertime Safety in Jacksonville, FL

May 15th, 2019

As security providers in Jacksonville, FL we know this city has its problems. It’s no secret that Jacksonville, FL has a higher crime rate than most other cities in Florida. While it has gotten better in the past few years, and no longer holds the title for highest crime rate, it is still not the safest place to be. The crime rate in Jacksonville is comparable to other cities in the US that are the same size, though it still has a higher rate of violent crime and property crime. It’s fantastic that our crime rate is going down, but it’s just as important to practice skills that... Read More

Events in Jacksonville this May

April 30th, 2019

Summer is almost here and that means getting out and enjoying all that Jacksonville has to offer. From camping at the museum to the Living Free Expo to Expedition Dinosaurs, there’s something fore everyone to enjoy this month in Jacksonville. It’s also not too early to start planning your block party for National Night Out. Events in Jacksonville this May Go Tuk’n Beaches Kids Scavenger Hunt When: Every Day Where: Go Tuk’n 1250 Shetter Avenue #4 Jacksonville Beach, FL Go Tuk’n has the perfect activity for you and the kids! The beaches historical scavenger hunt tour is... Read More

Do You Have A Plan?

April 12th, 2019

Emergency preparedness is something we all know we need, and yet most people put off until disaster strikes and then it’s too late. Hurricane season will soon be upon us so now is an excellent time to create a plan, and share it with your family. Emergency Plan Creating an emergency plan is fairly simple – you don’t need to have a bunker in the woods with years worth of food, but you do need to know what to do in a variety of emergencies. Being prepared reduces anxiety and fear in the face of danger, and that can be lifesaver. Whether you’re creating a plan for a local... Read More