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  • NCS4 Conference Highlight: Civil Unrest at Sporting Venues

    by NCS4 Staff May 2015

    Impact of Civil Unrest on Sporting Venues

    July 9, 2015

    Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

    National Sports Safety and Security Conference 

    Like any other emergency situation, you do not want to be exchanging business cards when you meet to start assessing and managing a crisis. It is important to understand who is in charge, who is part of the conversation, who will make decisions and who will be taking action. 

  • NCS4 E-Newsletter Update

    by NCS4 Staff May 2015

    Beginning on May 19th, NCS4 will be relaunching its e-newsletter. 

  • Recent Incidents: April 21, 2015

    by NCS4 Staff April 2015

    Fans Disillusioned as Football Violence Strikes Turkey Again

    Turkish football faced a new setback on Sunday as champions Fenerbahce were ambushed in a gun attack as they travelled by bus following a match. It is only the latest in a series of blows for the sport in Turkey as it continues in its downward spiral of violence, scandal and cancellations.

    As Turkey and the footballing world deals with the fallout from the incident, the reaction amongst fans has been mixed, owing in large part to the increasingly bitter relations between supporters of rival clubs. In addition to violence being an increasingly troubling issue, it seems that Turkish football has lost the trust of its most important element - the fans.

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  • View the NCS4 Laboratory Evaluated Product List

    by NCS4 Staff April 2015

    NCS4's National Sports Security Laboratory (NSSL) offers solution providers an independent, impartial testing environment to validate their products and processes related to sporting events and other mass gatherings. The NSSL provides end operators with awareness of these new solutions and more informed decision-making prior to procurement and deployment of solutions.

  • National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

    by NCS4 Staff April 2015

    OVERVIEW

    The 6th Annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition is set for July 6-9, 2015 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., and this year’s theme is “Enhancing Tomorrow TODAY.” The event attracts over 450 attendees including sports venue and event operators, managers, security and safety staff, first responders and law enforcement from the following levels: professional leagues, intercollegiate athletics, interscholastic athletics and marathon/endurance events.

  • Book Your Hotel Room for NCS4 Conference

    by NCS4 Staff April 2015

    Book your rooms now for the National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition that will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel on July 6-9, 2015. Rooms are limited over the holiday weekend!

  • Webinar: Take Me Out to the Ballgame - Safely

    by NCS4 Staff April 2015

    Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Safely: 
A SIA Security Practitioner Insights Webinar 
Wednesday, April 29, 1 p.m. EDT

  • Industry Leader Under 40 Award - Now Accepting Nominations

    by NCS4 Staff April 2015

    As we prepare for the 2015 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida (July 6-9), we invite you to nominate an industry leader under 40 that has, over the past year, demonstrated outstanding leadership in addressing safety/security issues.

  • Safety and Security Recent Incidents: March 24

    by NCS4 Staff March 2015

    A roundup of recent headlines in the safety and security industry from around the web, including more violence at sporting events abroad.

  • National Interscholastic Athletics Summit Focused on After School Safety and Security Issues

    by NCS4 Staff March 2015

    More than sixty Interscholastic Athletics officials from across the country converged on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus March 21-23rd for the National Interscholastic Athletics and After-School Activities Safety and Security Summit, hosted by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4).