Violent Robberies The Unspoken Nightmare for Security Staff

Handling Violent Robberies: The Unspoken Nightmare for a Security Officer

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Eastern

Robberies turn violent when a customer or staff member doesn't do the right thing. Handling the aftermath of these situations can be traumatic for the bank learn how to handle a crisis situation.

A violent bank robbery has left someone hurt or killed. Law enforcement and medical personnel have taken control of your banking office. Management wants to know what you are doing to contain the situation. What does the Security Officer say to the press, family, or the public? This session will familiarize you with the steps you should take after such an incident occurs. This illuminating program will provide you with valuable information on how to handle this most difficult situation.

What You Will Learn:

  • Learn how to "Harden the Target!"
  • Know how to get your bank back to work!
  • The steps to take immediately after a robbery to comfort staff.
  • The aftermath of a robbery may cause mental problems for staff to know the warning signs!
  • Review the factors that will help prevent a robbery before it happens
  • Know how to work with law enforcement in a crisis situation.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone of your staff who will be involved with a bank robbery event.


Arvin Clar

Arvin Clar is a nationally known instructor in security, police operations, and economic crime. He has been a speaker for many organizations, corporations, and trade groups, and has conducted security evaluations and assessments of financial institutions throughout the United States. His nearly 40 years of experience in the fields of risk assessment and analysis in the financial services industry and premises security and safety issues includes: evaluating the level of appropriate safety and security, professional investigation services, violent criminal acts, security survey and analysis, accident investigation, the investigation of fraud and financial crime, and the design of security systems for financial institutions.

Prior to joining Thompson Consulting Group, Arvin served with the Cleveland Police Department for over 29 years, where he served as a detective in the Financial Crimes Unit. Arvin was responsible for the investigations of thousands of financial crime cases and prepared and presented these cases for state and federal prosecution.

Arvin's additional experience includes over 35 years of lecturing at the college-level on courses of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Criminal Investigation and over 17 years of serving as a Bank Protection Coordinator for a large, regional bank where he oversaw the safety and investigation of fraud issues of 750 banking branches throughout five states.

Mr. Clar has been published in several national magazines regarding security, fraud, and investigations. He has authored training programs for bank robbery and identity theft and has been a featured guest on National Public Radio.

Attendance verification for CE credits provided upon request.

Webinar Sponsored by OnCourse Learning (Total Training Solutions)

If you are having issues with registering online, please contact CBAO's Education, Training & Special Event Coordinator, Malia Widder, (614) 610-1877.

Registration Options (Member/Non-Member Pricing)

Live + 1 Month on Demand ($279/$420) – Attend the live event and receive 1 month of unlimited access to the OnDemand Playback and links to presenter materials and supplementary handouts.

Live + 12 Months on Demand ($389/$585)  – Attend the live event and receive 12 months of unlimited access to the OnDemand Playback and links to presenter materials and supplementary handouts. 

Live + 12 Months on Demand + CD-ROM ($419/$630) – Attend the live event and receive 12 months of unlimited access to the OnDemand Playback and links to presenter materials and supplementary handouts. Also receive the webinar recording on a CD-ROM 7-10 business days after the live event or your registration date (whichever is the later).

Additional Live Attendee ($75/$115) – Registering another banker from a different location for live access.

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