Site Map - Public-Private Partnerships

Atlanta: Partners in Protection

- As the jewel of the New South continues to grow, Atlanta's security forces move to keep pace through increased use of technology and the development of public-private partnerships.

Supply Chain Resources

- A look at the government programs and resources that can help security professionals plan a supply chain strategy.


- ASIS International has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to support efforts to keep children from victimization.

Crime Prevention

- See examples of the crime bulletins used by the City Center District, a business improvement district that helps protect a 233-block area of downtown Philadelphia.

Fusing Intelligence Resources

- Learn how a one-of-a-kind public-private partnership is helping to protect Las Vegas.


- Find out how Philadelphia’s City Center District helps coordinate police activities with business interests to reduce crime and make the city more attractive to businesses and tourists.

DHS Doesn't Know Why CIKR Stakeholders Don't Participate in Voluntary Security Assessments

- Congress's watchdog reports that DHS does not track why some infrastructure asset owners and operators decline its free and voluntary site security surveys and vulnerability assessments, thereby losing an opportunity to increase participation in these security services.

First Responders

- A bill (S.B. 55) in the Kentucky legislature would permit jurisdictions in the state to enter into mutual-aid agreements with other states to share first-responder personnel in case of an emergency. The bill would also extend the same immunity to these first responders as is afforded to those from within Kentucky.

Campus Safety

- A bill (H.R. 2342) introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) would establish a National Center for Campus Public Safety. The center would train public safety agencies and their partners on campus crime issues and increase cooperation between law enforcement and mental health agencies. The center would be tasked with collecting and disseminating information about best practices in campus safety as well as developing protocols to prevent, respond to, and recover from emergencies on campuses.

AMBER Alerts

- The AMBER Alert program has helped recover more than 500 children since 1996. Because the first three hours after an abduction are the most critical for recovering a child, AMBER Alerts are designed to reach as many people as possible as quickly as possible. Find out how to sign up for cell phone and Facebook AMBER alerts.

G20 Riots: How Toronto's Public-Private Security Partnership Helped Protect Business Properties

- TAPPS, a public-private partnership between police and private security in Toronto, helped minimize property damage during the G20 Summit in late June.

Report Ponders How to Keep the Lights on When a Catastrophic Event Occurs

- A public-private report released last week weighed the risks associated with coordinated cyber and physical attacks, pandemic diseases, and high-altitude nuclear bomb detonations on North America's power system.

Public-Private Partnership

- King County, Washington, has achieved a rare level of public-private partnership, in which 10 private entities signed onto its Regional Disaster Plan. Read about the plan and view supporting documents.

Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.