January 15, 2015 | Issue #56
Calendar of Events
11/01/2014 All Saints Day
11/02/2014 Daylight Savings Time Ends
11/04/2014 Election Day
11/11/2014 Veterans' Day
11/20/2014 Great American Smokeout
11/27/2014 Thanksgiving Day
11/30/2014 Advent Begins
11/30/2014 St Andrew
Contributors
KC Poulin, President & CEO
Jeffrey Ezell, Vice President of Operations
Craig Gundry, Vice President of Special Projects
Chief Hector Rodriguez, Commander of Uniformed Services
Major Mark Puetz, Director of Risk Management
Robin Nagele, Director of Operations
Allison Cox, Executive Assistant to KC Poulin
Chris Jones, IT Manager
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Free Concealed Weapons Training
Submitted by Chief Hector Rodriguez, Commander of Uniformed Services

The S2 Institute was created to ensure CIS Officers receive training at a level that would allow Officers to be successful on the properties we service.

CIS is pleased to sponsor our clients through FREE Concealed Weapons Classes at S2 Institute for up to two members of your management team and/or staff. This Includes HOA Board Members. Additional members of your team may attend the class at the reduced cost of $65.00. Classes generally take place on Sundays throughout the month from 9am to 3pm at the Wyoming Antelope Club.

If you are interested in attending, please email my assistant, Kim, with your full name and the date which you would like to attend. Her email address is:
poulinkd@cisworldservices.org

Class dates and availability can be found at the S2 website, S2 Safety & Intelligence Institute, along with a list of required equipment needed for this class.

See you there!
Contact Us
You may contact the Editor by email at:
allison.cox@kkpsecuritygroup.com

Existing and future clients may contact the Chief's Office by email at:
rodrighb@cisworldservices.org

For all other inquiries, please visit our website at:
http://www.cisworldservices.org
In This Issue...
CIS Partners with Toys for Tots
Submitted by: Kendra Josephs, Staff Accountant

Every year the US Marine Corps gathers toys for the less fortunate via their toy drive, Toys for Tots. With their help, and the help of partners like Critical Intervention Services (CIS), Toys for Tots ensure that children in need receive gifts for Christmas. Toys for Tots begins collecting new, unwrapped toys in October and continues accepting donations until the distribution day in December.

This was the second year I had the honor of helping Toys for Tots distribute toys to families as an employee of KKP and CIS; it is truly a rewarding and memorable experience.  CIS has built a reputation for community involvement and bettering through the CCBPI methodology, the opportunity to be a part of this fantastic program is another outlet for CIS and its employees to show how much we care about our neighbors. There are no words to describe how humbling it is to participate and see the appreciation on the parents' faces as they picked out toys for their children.  

This year Toys for Tots served 20,200 kids over the two-day distribution event that took place at Brighthouse Fields on December 19th and 20th.
All Female CCW Course
Submitted by: Robin Nagele, Director of Operations

Attention Ladies!

Back by popular demand, the S2 Institute is proud to announce our next ALL female CCW course. The class will be taught by one of our highly trained female firearms instructors. Learn at a pace and in an environment that is comfortable for you.

Discounted rate is only $65.00! This includes use of handgun and all required ammunition!

The class will be held on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 from 0900-1500 hours (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) at Wyoming Antelope Club's Jack Jones Range, located at 3700 126th Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33762

For more information on course content, please visit us at: http://www.s2institute.com/content/_pages_advanced/_courses/floridaccw.php

Call the S2 Institute today to register as seats are filling up quickly! 727-431-0066
Take a Tour of the Public Safety Center
Submitted by: Chief Hector Rodriguez, Chief of Protective Services

Recently, we once again had the pleasure of touring some new Orlando clients through our Public Safety Center (the location of CIS headquarters) in Largo, Florida. The clients were able to get a behind the scenes look at our 24/7 Operations Center, meet with our department leaders (Accounting, Risk Management & Professional Standards, Human Resources, and Command Staff), as well as tour our training facility, which trains private and public sector practitioners internationally.

I highly encourage anyone that would like to tour our facilities to send me an email to setup a tour. It is very important to us that our clients fully understand the resources that are part of our service and see all of the work that goes on in the background to provide protection for clients' properties and mitigating their liabilities. These tours are truly a great experience for clients, not to mention a lot of fun! Transportation as well as lunch would be provided to any client that schedules a tour. I hope you take advantage of this opportunity and get to see why CIS is "The Critical Difference".
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