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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

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

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

Events in Jacksonville this November

November 1st, 2018

The end of the year is almost here. Amazing how fast 2018 went by. Before you know it the holidays will be in full swing. Before things get too busy, take some time and enjoy all the many events in Jacksonville this November. Before too long we’ll all be busy getting ready for family and friends visiting for the holidays. These events in Jacksonville this November are a great way to unwind and enjoy the season before the holiday season. Puttin’ on the Ritz 2018 When: November 2nd, 2018 Where: Ritz Theatre 829 N Davis Street Jacksonville, FL This isn’t just a talent show…it’s Puttin’... Read More

Events in Jacksonville this Fall

September 14th, 2018
EBS Security is headquartered in Jacksonville FL

Fall has arrived, hopefully the hurricane has left you unscathed. As specialists in security – whether for your business or an event, we know how important community is. Being part of the community, taking part in the actives, strengthens the community. Get out and take part in all that Jacksonville has to offer this month. Fall in Jacksonville is a wonderful time to get out and enjoy all kinds of family friendly festivals. From art walks to QuiltFest, and of course, Octoberfest, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this fall in Jacksonville. Events in Jacksonville this Fall Jax... 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

National Night Out is August 7th!

June 30th, 2018

At EBS Security, we know how important community is in Jacksonville, Fl. We also know that a safe and strong community doesn’t happen by accident. It takes planning. If you want to help strengthen your community and make it safer for everyone, then plan a block part for National Night Out. If you’d like to learn more and register for National Night Out, click here to visit the official website. About National Night Out National Night Out is an annual event held every year on the first Tuesday in August. This year it’s on August 7th. Neighborhoods hold block parties to encourage... Read More

Start Planning your Block Party Now

May 15th, 2018

National Night Out isn’t until August 7th, but that evening is going to sneak up on you and you won’t be prepared. Start planning your block party now and you’ll have a fantastic National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual event to encourage community involvement. When you get to know your neighbors you strenthen your community and make it  a safer place to live and raise your family. National Night Out also encourages and enhances the relationship between residents and law enforcement. You can start planning your block party now by doing several things. Pick a date –... 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