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Special Event Security Protocols to Protect Against the Unexpected

Timothy Dimoff (President, SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc.)

Location: Islander B

Date: Tuesday, March 10

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: Event Safety & Technology

Vault Recording: TBD

This presentation covers the importance of complete security and contingency planning for special events before an emergency or disaster occurs; how to develop a contingency plan for special event security that includes communications, coordination procedures, and the awareness of a range of technical and logistical responses to potential situations. It will provide insight into the various types of security and violence risks that special events face. It will also teach how management and staff at special events can utilize the same techniques that Law Enforcement utilizes to reduce confronted tensions and stay safe. Attendees will learn: • The increased risks of emergencies and disasters specific to special events • How to properly perform a total security assessment of the venue • How to identify the most probable security issues and disasters specific to your type of event • How to identify and defuse aggressive behavior in the early stages