58 people died and over 500 were injured during a music festival in Las Vegas on October 1st, 2017. A lone actor shot at festival goers from the Mandalay Bay Hotel room, a scenario even the most seasoned security experts couldn’t have predicted. In this episode we talk to a security advisor James DeMeo who has vast experience within the field of event and venue security. James discusses the importance of preparing venue staff and management to deal with both predictable and unpredictable scenarios.

About James:

James A. DeMeo, M.S. is the Founder, President & CEO of USESC-Unified Sports & Entertainment Security Consulting LLC. James has over 27 years Security, Law Enforcement, and Consulting experience. He is regarded as a Subject Matter Expert in Event Security by several leading domestic and international publications.

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