Forensic Security Consulting
As a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), the Hotel Security Group (HSG) rigorously applies the forensic methodology established by the IAPSC to render within the system of justice opinions based upon the forthright, honest and precise assessment of the evidence with the goal of contributing to a just and proper conclusion of litigation.
The forensic analysis conducted by HSG will provide credible and reliable conclusions on the issues of foreseeability, preventability and causation and will provide written reports, be deposed and/or testify at trial.
HSG Principal Brad Bonnell has testified in depositions and in civil court and has testified as the lead investigator in approximately 350 felony criminal proceedings at both the state and federal level. He has offered evidence in criminal courts in Mexico, Jamaica, Aruba and the UK.
On behalf of the American Hotel Lodging Association (AHLA) Brad Bonnell testified before a Congressional Subcommittee of the Department of Homeland Security concerning hotel security capability in the US following the terrorist attack against hotels in Mumbai.
HSG has recently been retained as an expert witness:
For the defense in a negligent security claim against an Embassy Suites in Des Moines IA concerning an alleged sexual assault and the hotel's compliance with best industry practices.
For the defense in a negligent security claim against a Value Place hotel in Louisville, KY concerning an assault in the hotel parking lot and the hotel's compliance with best industry practices.
For the defense in a negligent security claim against a Holiday Inn in Houston, TX concerning an alleged sexual assault and the hotel's compliance with best industry practices.
For the plaintiff in a negligent security claim against a limited service, economy sector hotel in Mobile, AL concerning an alleged sexual assault and the hotel's compliance with best industry practices.
Strategic Fraud Risk Management
Comprehensive studies and surveys by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) reveals that in the US a business will lose on average 5% of it gross annual revenue to fraud.
Studies by the University of Bristol in the UK found that on average a hotel will lose 5.7% of its annual gross revenue to fraud. These studies also revealed that hotels with strategic fraud risk management programs can reduce loss to fraud down to as little as 2%.
HSG will enable hotels to significantly reduce loss to fraud through proven methods of strategic fraud risk management providing policies and procedures that function to reduct loss to fraud through:
Customer Care Consulting
Hotel Security Group creates confidence. If you have a specific need to your premises, your staff, or the care of your hotel and its future we can help.
Allow us the favor of ensuring your future. We are glad to discuss any unique circumstances of need to protect you and your hotel to ensure our customers are well cared for with any unique needs.
If what you feel you need is not found on our services listed, reach out for additional care and consulting.