Monday - May 20, 2019
 

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

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

Spring Forward – Security Tips for Jacksonville

March 18th, 2019

It’s been a little over a week since we sprang forward for Daylight Saving Time. If you’re like most people it was a bit of an adjustment. By now you should be acclimated to the time change and with the longer days should be getting ready for summer and all it brings with it to Jacksonville. In addition to moving the clocks forward, spring is a great time to do a seasonal security check on your home or business. At EBS Security of Jacksonville, these are the security checks we recommend for home and your small business. If you’re in need of security services, now is a great time... Read More

Holiday Safety Tips

November 15th, 2018

The holidays are almost here and that means we need to take safety precautions around the house to make sure everyone stays safe this holiday season. The holidays are wonderful time of year, we get together with friends and family, share a meal, good conversation and there might even be some presents. That should be safe, right? Not always, the holidays can be a dangerous time for pets, children and adults if we don’t go to extra efforts to make sure everything is in order. Here are some holiday safety tips to help you have a wonderful holiday season. Holiday Safety Tips Lights – This... Read More

Halloween Safety Tips

October 17th, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner, so now is a perfect time to remind Jacksonville residents about Halloween Safety. Whether you’re giving out treats or taking children out for trick or treating, if we all practice these Halloween safety tips we can have a safer and more enjoyable evening. General Safety Halloween takes place this year on a Wednesday, which happens to be a school night. Some communities will move the festivities to the weekend, but most neighborhoods will celebrate on October 31st. Keep this in mind when driving that evening. The days are getting darker earlier so drive... Read More

Security Guard Services in Jacksonville, FL

August 30th, 2018

At EBS Security, we’re proud to provide the highest quality security guard services in Jacksonville, FL. We provide armed and unarmed security for both home and businesses in the greater Jacksonville area. We provide security professionals for ongoing jobs such as bank security or one time functions such as a convention, large gathering or wherever you think added security might be necessary. Security Services in Jacksonville Bank Security Government Security Commercial Security Medical Facilities Security Colleges/Universities Security Real Estate Security Gated Communities Security Retail... Read More

Home Security Tips

August 15th, 2018

In many cities across the country, not just in Jacksonville, there has been an uptick in home break-ins and property theft. Scroll through any Facebook neighborhood group and you’ll see residents talking daily about a theft that happened to them. As security professionals, we see these sorts of things all the time. Car theft is on the rise as is bike theft. Garage break-ins always spike during the summer as do home break-ins. Warm weather always sees an increase in home break-in and property stolen from vehicles. ¬†Luckily, there are several things you can do to prevent being a victim of... Read More

Strengthening Your Community

April 30th, 2018

As security providers in the Jacksonville, FL area, we know how important it is to have a thriving community. Strong and close knit communities have less crime and are safer to raise families in. Strenthening your community is a fantastic way to make your neighborhood safer, and help residents feel connected. We all know it takes a village to raise happy and healthy kids, so try some of these ways to strenthen your community and you’ll help create a thriving village for kids and adults of all ages. Strengthening Your Community Community Garden Community or co op gardens are popping up all... Read More

Spring Safety Tips for the Home

March 15th, 2018

Last week Daylight Saving Time began around the country. Hopefully by now you’ve moved all of your clocks ahead by one hour – including the car clock. In addition to changing the clocks around your home, many homeowners take this opportunity to check on their home safety features – smoke detectors, CO2 detectors, radon and their security systems. Smoke Detectors Used to be we all automatically changed the batteries in our smoke detectors but that’s not the case anymore. Now, most of us wait until the units start chirping – the sign that the battery is low and time... Read More

How to Talk to your Kids about the Recent School Shooting in Florida

February 16th, 2018

It’s becoming an all too common thing – the school shooting in Florida this week is a stark reminder that we must talk to our kids about these horrible things. It’s never easy to talk to kids about difficult topics, but when it involves their safety it’s imperitive that we do. Of course the schools will talk to the kids about the shootings and what to do in the event of a shooting at their school. Most schools have drills for this very purpose. And while it is scary for children to go through these practices, it could help save their life in the event of a real incident. But... Read More