AlliedBarton Security Services Launches Higher Education Microsite

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - January 22, 2009) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is proud to announce the addition of the Colleges and Universities Microsite to The Colleges and Universities Microsite,, showcases services, best practices, case studies and information relating to higher education security services.

AlliedBarton provides security to a wide range of higher education settings, understands the unique nature of higher education security and is sensitive to each school's distinct culture.

"AlliedBarton has become the leading security services provider to colleges and universities across the United States," said Glenn Rosenberg, AlliedBarton Vice President of Higher Education. "This new site allows us to become an even better resource for those responsible for higher education security. Part of our commitment to the colleges and universities we serve, and the higher education industry at large, is to share information and best practices that can help make college campuses safer and security programs more cost effective."

AlliedBarton provides comprehensive, cutting edge training to all officers in a variety of formats as well as specialized training that addresses emergency situations and industry specific security training. AlliedBarton's School of Higher Education Security prepares security officers for the unique challenges and issues they will face on a campus. This specialized training includes dealing with young adult behavior, sensitivity to diverse cultures, working within the federal regulatory guidelines, and responding to confrontations and workplace violence.

"Campus security is a specialty that requires sensitivity to the unique challenges on a college campus," said Rosenberg. "Students, faculty, staff and visitors expect to feel safe on and around campus. Having a well-trained, prepared and responsive security force that is part of a comprehensive program, including technology, smart facility design and crime prevention education, will provide such peace of mind."

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial, and shopping centers and malls. Responsive, customer-focused security officers and managers at our client sites are supported by award-winning national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. Our more than 50,000 employees and 100 offices service a client base of several thousand which includes approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton was the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies and has been on the list for four consecutive years. For more information call 1-866-825-5433 or visit

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