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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27th, 2019

From all of us at EBS Security, we hope you have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!  Read More

Holiday Safety Tips

November 12th, 2019
Holiday Safety Tips

The holidays are fast approaching and that means crime rates go up. This time of year there are more incidents of robbery and personal larceny. These crimes are usually a crime of opportunity – packages are stolen from front doors shortly after being delivered, purses are stolen out of unlocked cars – the good news is these types of crimes aren’t usually violent and they can be prevented. Holiday Safety Tips Lock Your Car Everyone is shopping this time of year. Many of us go from store to store filling our vehicles with gifts. It’s very easy to forget to lock the car when... Read More

Events in Jacksonville this November

November 1st, 2019

Hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner. Take the time now before friends, family and food take up all your time and get out and enjoy all that Jacksonville has to offer. Events in Jacksonville this November Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk When: November 6th, 2019 Where: Hemming Park 135 W Monroe Street Jacksonville, FL Browse artwork • ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, The Bead Bowl, Alternate Bazaar, Baliliving86, Mark Krancer Photography, Jillie Makes, Moises Ramos Fine Art, Flor De Sol, Boho Babie, Creative Art Designs, Unique Woodworks, Viktor Lazarev, The Bead Guy, MichL Designs,... Read More

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