Security officers are on duty at the building console and tour
throughout the property and garage twenty-four hours a day, seven days a
week. The building also employs electronic surveillance devices
throughout certain common areas. Two-way radio communication between the
Management Office, Security console and property staff provide quick
response to any issue.
While security officers, closed circuit cameras and the maintenance
staff can provide basic protection for the building, security is
everyone's responsibility and your cooperation and vigilance is
Each tenant can be effective in preventing the loss of valuable personal
and company property by careful observance of these common-sense
Be particularly observant of strangers in your area and if their
identity cannot be readily established, advise the Management Office
immediately. Our ability to take positive action may be wholly dependent
on speedy notification.
Establish and use, within the occupied premises, a secured area for
packages, purses, salable and transportable property, etc., and
particularly any form of a negotiable instrument or petty cash. We
recommend a GSA approved fire safe.
At the end of each working day, store small personal and company items
of value, such as hand-sized dictating machines, calculators, etc., in a
locked desk, credenza, file cabinet or other secured location.
Typewriters, word processors, personal computer and large calculators
should be bolted to the desk. Particular care should be taken for the
security of lap top computers; they are easily transported and readily
File cabinet drawers should be closed at the end of the working day and
all file cabinets that are provided with locks should be secured
Be certain that all public corridor egress doors are locked at the
conclusion of standard business hours on each business day and when your
receptionist leaves the premises.
Enforce strict control of keys and access cards. Please notify the Management Office when any employees are terminated.
Promptly report the loss of property or any suspicious event to
Security. Serial numbers of all valuable items should be recorded and
retained in a file to aid police in recovering property in the event of a
loss or theft.
Articles of value (handbags and coats) should not be left in open,
unattended reception areas or on desks in offices at any time.
Never leave a vault or safe open while out of the office. Thoroughly
spin the combination lock when closing a vault or safe. Do not leave a
vault or safe combination in a desk.
Special care should be taken during certain times best suited for
pilferage, i.e., the first 30 minutes after opening, lunch hours and
just before closing. These are the times of maximum movement of
personnel and absence from work areas and offices.
You may request additional checks of your offices by contacting the Management Office.