News Media Resources CIS staff members have provided news agencies with hundreds of interviews and expert commentaries regarding public safety and security issues. Our expertise, accurate insight, and excellent communications skills have earned us repeated invitations for interviews on local and national television and radio news programs.

News Media Resources

Our areas of specialization include:

 
  • Crime in urban communities
  • Terrorism
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) – Chemical, Biological, and
  • Conventional Explosive
  • Protection of at-risk individuals
  • Protection of people and property in escalated risk environments
  • Reclamation and rehabilitation of high-crime communities
  • Security of chemical plants and sensitive process facilities
  • Dynamics of social disorder and violence
  • Workplace violence

For more information about our subject experts or to schedule an interview, contact CIS at (727) 461-9417.

Fact Sheets

To aid news agencies in ensuring the technical accuracy of news stories, CIS occasionally provides special fact sheets on public safety issues when new stories break. Check this page as stories develop in the future.

CIS In The News

In response to the May 2019 mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, CIS consultants were invited by the
By Craig S. Gundry, PSP, cATO, CHS-III The following series of school security training videos is produced as a webinar
The Tampa Bay TimesBy Jessica Vander Velde, Times Staff WriterIn Print: Sunday, December 16, 2012TAMPA — Senior Master Sgt. Shannon
Frost & SullivanBy M. ValentiElectrical utilities have been a prime target for terrorists over the years. For example, during their
01/14/2004 On Sunday, January 12, the St. Petersburg Times featured a front page in-depth story about CIS Anti-Terrorism Officers (ATOs)
The Tampa TribuneBy Will RodgersPublished January 13, 2004Antiterrorism officers armed with 9 mm handguns, AR-15 semiautomatic rifles and 12-gauge shotguns
The St. Petersburg TimesBy Paul De La Garza, Times Staff WriterPublished January 11, 2004In the post-Sept.11 era of terrorist threats
By Nadra EnziJanuary 2003I had the pleasure of spending a weekend with the command staff and officers of Critical Intervention
Cimarron Apts. (2002)News segment spotlighting a CIS STOP operation at an apartment complex in Tampa. Originally aired on Tampa's Fox-13
Channel-10/WTSP News (2002)News segment focusing on CIS and security in the Post-9/11 environment. Originally aired on Tampa's Channel-10/WTSP News in

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