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BOMA/Chicago Preparedness Committee Meeting Notes for March 15, 2022

Titan Security is a proud participant in the leadership of the BOMA/Chicago Preparedness Committee, dedicated to the safety of high rise commercial structures in the City of Chicago. Minutes from the most recent monthly meeting of the group on March 15, 2022 are shared below.

  • Meeting was held via Microsoft Teams with approximately 40 attendees
  • Hosted by Erin Belknap (Sterling Bay), Tom Henkey (Titan Security), Ron Tabaczynski (BOMA)
  • A summary of Chicago Public-Private Task Force (CPPTF) subcommittees and projects was provided by Steve Caluris from ChicagoFIRST
  • An overview of “go bag” status was provided by the Committee chair and vice-chair; draft list of best practices to members by next month 
  • Public-sector agency reports included:
    • Chicago Police Department, District 1 – St. Pat’s weekend completed with no major incidents; Shamrock Shuffle on 03/20; reduced number of protests; crime is still escalated year-to-date; gun arrests are up in district
    • Chicago Police Department, District 18 – St. Pat’s weekend events; Former presidents Clinton and Bush in town on 03/15; pro-Ukrainian vehicle caravans ongoing; CTA/CPD transit unit staffing increasing
    • Chicago Police Department, Area 3 – detectives working multiple crime patterns; arrest made on bar break-ins in River North; new community alert on restaurant break-ins in Loop; auto theft still an issue, including many cars left running
    • Chicago Fire Department – Loop Operations not fully briefed on pending Shamrock Shuffle; highrise drill format under review with COVID restrictions lifting
    • Metra – ridership up to approximately 1/3 of pre-COVID levels; train frequency increasing in April
  • Next Committee meeting will be in “hybrid” format; 04/19 at 9:00am at 425 S Financial Place, or via live videolink; details to follow


BOMA/Chicago is a trade association that has represented the interests of the Chicago office building industry since 1902. Membership includes approximately 240 commercial office, institutional and public buildings and about 170 companies that provide commercial building services to support operational excellence. BOMA/Chicago members constitute approximately 80 percent of all rentable office space and more than 98 percent of rentable space in Class A buildings downtown.

About Titan Security Group

Titan launched in 1994 with a vision for a better way to provide security services to the Chicagoland community. Today, Titan is one of the largest security companies in North America, scheduling approximately 80,000 hours per week, employing more than 2,000 security staff, and have enjoyed over twenty-eight consecutive years of successfully serving our clients across a wide range of industries. Titan delivers results to clients through flexible, customized security solutions, and superior customer service. The Titan approach combines traditional security staffing with electronic security systems to provide integrated and efficient, customized security solutions from a single source.

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