The Security Leaders's Guide to Preparing for Civil Unrest

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Jul 7, 2022

Security leaders are charged with protecting their organizations’ employees and assets, and this involves acknowledging the potential for civil unrest. The U.S. has always been home to protests. They serve as markers for critical moments in history, from the Boston Tea Party in 1773 to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famed march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965.

In recent years, protests have continued to grow in number and strength as Americans respond to socio-political tensions and public health crises. In summer 2020 alone, upwards of 26 million people participated in Black Lives Matter protests,
making it arguably the largest social justice movement in U.S. history. (Buchanan, Bui, & Patel, 2020). Continue reading here.

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