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Proactive Prevention: Mitigate Safety and Security Threats.
Posted April 01, 2014

This article was written by David L. Johnson, President of ITG Consultants, Inc. and was published in the January 2014 editition of Leadership Excellence magazine. ...

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School Safety Assessment DuBois, PA
Posted October 23, 2013

David Johnson of ITG Consultants, Inc. performed a school safety assessment of the DuBois Area High School in Pennsylvania. While the report is confidential, an overview of the assessment was printed in the Courier Express. Click ...

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School Security Article Published
Posted October 07, 2013

An article written by Gale Erickson, Vice President of ITG Consultants, Inc. was published in the September Edition of American School & University. The article titlted, "School Security: Strategies and insigh into how to better protect students, staff and facilities." focuses on why education institutions should approach security breaches  proactively instead of reactively. ...

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ABCDEP UPDATE: EP Certification
Posted April 24, 2013

American Board for Certification in Dignitary and Executive Protection (ABCDEP) UPDATE: ...

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My Two Cents on Gun Bans
Posted January 14, 2013

By David L. Johnson, President, ITG® Consultants, Inc. Like many Americans, I watched the news regarding the tragic shootings and murders of innocent, defenseless school children and educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School with dismay, disgust and pain.  I also note that Vice President Biden is chairing an effort to find some s...

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Security Lapses & Failures: Benghazi U.S. Consulate Attack, Sept 11, 2012. Why did it happen?
Posted November 16, 2012

What this discussion is attempting to bring out is: (1) Were the security policies, procedures and posture appropriate for the geographical location, political situation and threat level for the consulate and U.S. ...

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BusinessOfSecurity.TV Interviews Regarding ABCDEP
Posted July 30, 2012

Larry Snow of The BusinessofSecurity.T...

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Profiling - What Works and What Doesn't
Posted June 27, 2012

An Executive Protection Perspective By: David L. Johnson, DABCHS, CHS-V (President of ITG Consultants, Inc.) Published with the permission of Inside Homeland Security Magazine. ...

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Becoming a Trusted Advisor
Posted June 19, 2012

What does it take? By David L. Johnson, DABCHS, CHS-V During the 2012 Protective Security Conference hosted by Michael Nossaman and Varro Press, I heard an oft-repeated common theme amongst executive protection practitioners attendi...

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ABCDEP Update - March 2012
Posted March 28, 2012

Written by David L. Johnson, DABCHS, CHS-V Posted with permission from Inside Homeland Security Magazine The efforts of the members of the board for the American Board for Certification in Dignitary and Executive Protection (ABCDEP) are bringing us closer to the first...

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