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“Scared to Come Back to Work after a Robbery..”

A robbery spree in the Little Rock area left two gas stations, a fast-food restaurant and a bank in its wake – as well as shaken employees who are scared to return to their jobs. “Sara Tims says she’s been … Continue reading

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Search on for suspects in ‘takeover’ bank robbery

“…the men rushed into the….bank ….and forced customers and staff onto the ground, said Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Office. One man was armed with a pistol, the other a shotgun, and both wore Halloween masks. The robbers … Continue reading

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Security Guard Killed in Foiled Bank Robbery

A security guard died after he was shot during a failed bank robbery in Dallas on Wednesday, August 31  police said. To read the entire article at NBC DFW, click here.

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Barriers Being Tested by
NBC News Special Report

In the past few months  bandit barriers have been installed  in five San Diego-area banks and more orders are coming in. See how bandit barriers can stop bullets and learn more about why bandit barriers are the ideal security protection … Continue reading

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Bank robber describes holdup that left teller dead
Co-defendant on trial in shooting of employee

By Becky Schlikerman, Tribune reporter July 19, 2011 As the armed robbers drove from the scene of the violent South Side bank holdup four years ago, Alton Marshall said one of his partners in crime noticed blood on David Vance and asked … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Robberies Sweeping US

      Armed Addicts Putting Pharmacies Under Siege By Patrick Oppmann, CNN Less than two hours after picking out a man in a police lineup who held up his drugstore, pharmacist Mike Donohue was being robbed.  AGAIN     … Continue reading

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Clear Security Systems Ballistic Specifications

      Security levels for bullet-resistant systems have been established by UL (Underwriters Laboratory), the primary testing organization for materials used in these systems. Eachlevel has been tested and found effective at stopping certain types of projectiles, ones most typically … Continue reading

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Why Architectural Security?

See and hear first hand why Clear Security Architectural Security Systems is the most advanced design in replacing typical bandit barriers. Remember cameras, dye packs and marked money are used for apprehension and act little as a deterrent. Architectural security … Continue reading

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Check Cashing and Bandit Barriers

Check Cashing Facilities Can Be Just as Large a Target for Criminals, and in Some Cases More So! The concept of check cashing facilities originated in the 1930’s for employees who did not have bank accounts, but needed an alternative … Continue reading

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The Clear Choice in Architectural Security Systems

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View Architectural Security Systems for Banks

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A Gallery of Recent Projects

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FBI Robbery Statistics

      Bank Crime Statistics (BCS) Federal Insured Financial Institutions I. Violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute, Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113 Report by Incident, Type of Bank Robbery, Full Statistical Data and By … Continue reading

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Entry Point Door- Consider Bullet Resistant Doors

Doors as an access point always rank high on the list of the most vulnerable points in a non-secure business environment. While you must maintain access to staff areas (including meeting ADA standards), you must also make each access point … Continue reading

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Architectural Security Goes Beyond a Bandit Barrier

When you consider a ballistic deterrent system or a bandit barrier, your first need is to locate information regarding design, materials, and costs. “On-time” and “on-budget” are critical to your needs, but just as important is a barrier system that … Continue reading

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Bank Robberies Caught On Tape

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Bank Robbery Stats You May Not Know!

Did You Know? On The Average There Are 7,000 Bank Robberies in the US Every Year! That Equals 30+ Bank Robberies Per Day or More Than 1 .25 Every Hour. LETHAL Weapons Are Displayed 45% of the Time, and Actually Used in 1 … Continue reading

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View Barriers Stopping Bullets

View actual video of barriers stopping a bullet. Need a good reason to consider architectural security? How about your customers, employees and assets.

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Clear Security News and Information
Video Series Part 5 -Bank Robberies

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Video Series Part 3 -Bank Robberies

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Video Series Part 2 -Bank Robberies

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Recent Project Before and After

Consider These Before and After Photos of a Financial Institution Click to Enlarge 

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Technical Information

As part of Clear Security Systems’  commitment to customer service we provide Technical Information and Drawings to assist in your engineering. Should you require a drawing or specification now shown please contact us at 800-468-0881 for immediate electronic information. View … Continue reading

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Clear Security News and Information
Video Series Part 4

Part 4 of Our Video Series

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Clear Security News and Information
Video Series Part 1 -Bank Robberies

Bank Robberies Video with Statistics

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Top 3 Industries That Should Require
Bullet Resistant Fiberglass and Panels

There are a few industries that would need a greater protection from crime than others. If you work or own a business in one of these industries you might already know about the risks. If you are a patron you … Continue reading

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