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Kevin Wilkes

Kevin is Vice President and Risk Control / Security Practice Leader in Willis' Risk Control & Claim Advocacy practice, based in Pittsburgh, PA. He has more than 20 years of experience in law enforcement and security risk management. Kevin conducts workplace investigative inquires and routinely offers his many years of experience, knowledge, and training in law enforcement and investigations to clients.

DANGER AHEAD? Forecasting the Future of Where Crime and Violence May Strike

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The ability to anticipate risk, recognize early indicators of criminal activity, and alert key decision makers to impending trouble is a priceless gift. Determining if your property is or may soon find itself in harm’s way should be a topic of great importance to any organization. Continue reading →

Emerging Security Risk of 2013: Death by Cyber

Emerging Risks

The legitimate potential for cyber-attack upon the United States’—or upon any country’s—infrastructure, and businesses will continue to be a major risk in 2013 and well beyond. Continue reading →

In the Cross-Hairs of Risk: Preparing for Catastrophic Acts of Violence

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UPDATE: During my 17 years of service in the law enforcement profession I have had the unfortunate opportunity to view in close detail and experience some of life’s most tragic and gut-wrenching moments. While  in public service and even now, … Continue reading →

Our Scariest Security Risk – Catastrophic Acts of Violence

Scariest Risks

Acts of senseless, catastrophic violence—shootings causing multiple fatalities and injuries—have occurred in shopping malls, restaurants, fitness centers, movie theaters, places of worship, military bases, grocery stores, summer camps, schools, nursing homes, and places of employment. They are my scariest security … Continue reading →

Protecting the Campus Community: Managing the Risk of Sexual Misconduct

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No matter what the details of the case may be, any act of sexual misconduct can have devastating consequences for both the victims and the organizations. Continue reading →

I of the Storm: How to Prepare for Protesters

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Big events and recent successes invite protesters--is your business prepared for the violence or damage that might ensue? Continue reading →

Super Protection for Super Events (Like the Super Bowl)

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For super events like the Super Bowl, Olympic games, or national political conventions, risk managers need to bring their A-games just as much as the players do to ensure success. Continue reading →

Virginia Tech Shooting Highlights Lessons Learned

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Last week’s shooting of a campus police officer at Virginia Tech brought back unwelcome memories of the attack that took place there four years ago, in which 33 people were killed and 25 injured by a single gunman. Continue reading →

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