Affiliations

Infragard of Los Angeles- Criminal and Terrorism awareness updates and training

InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and members of the private sector. The InfraGard program provides a vehicle for seamless public-private collaboration with government that expedites the timely exchange of information and promotes mutual learning opportunities relevant to the protection of Critical Infrastructure. With thousands of vetted members nationally, InfraGard's membership includes business executives, entrepreneurs, military and government officials, computer professionals, academia and state and local law enforcement; each dedicated to contributing industry specific insight and advancing national security.

Private security terrorism response group - (County of Orange)

Orange County Private Sector Terrorism Response Group (PSTRG): The PSTRG was formed in December 2001 to create a private sector partnership with the TEWG to effectively address private sector safety, incident management, employee education and public health consequences of potential attacks on the critical infrastructure within Orange County. Two large groups involved with PSTRG are the Orange County Business Council, of which 80% of the major businesses in Orange County are members, and Technet, a consortium of 28 high tech firms. The objectives of the PSTRG include physical resource sharing, information exchange, virtual reach-back capabilities, and subject/industry matter experts cross-utilization. The PSTRG is an instrument which allows the Sheriff's Department to maximize all resources and prepare community members for the potential of terrorism and recovery in its aftermath.

Irvine Police Department private security partnership (PSP)

A police and private security partnership was formed to enhance the training, knowledge and communication amongst all participating parties regarding the security and safety of Irvine commercial and residential offices and facilities. The program is supported by the Irvine Police Department and participation is encouraged for security directors and property managers throughout the community. Bi-monthly meetings will be conducted that will feature guest speakers, security training and information addressing the latest information relating to crime trends, terrorist updates and safety tips for the Irvine community’s commercial/residential buildings and facilities. Additionally, since 2015, our company president Doug Kantner also serves on the committee for advisement for the PSP to the Police Department.

Business Emergency Response Team (B.E.R.T)

The purpose of BERT International, Inc. (Business Emergency Response Training) is to provide businesses with the necessary knowledge, expertise and tools to prepare for, respond to, and recover from systemic emergency incidents which would task the First Responder system. This is accomplished through empowering employees and leveraging business relationships through training and guidance by BERT.

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