Business increases security and seeks legal changes following threats

The Associated Press - November 30, 2019 8:37 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Security is tight at the sprawling campus headquarters of payroll technology giant Paycom in Oklahoma City. Off-duty police officers roam the complex, bolstering the company’s own private security force of armed guards. A basement command center that looks like a scene from a spy movie is filled with video screens from hundreds of security cameras.

Company officials say they ramped-up security after a disgruntled ex-worker began frightening employees with threatening messages and social media posts.

After numerous consultations with experts on workplace violence, the company held brainstorming sessions with civic leaders, law enforcement, and others in the community to develop a threat assessment and response guide for companies to use. They also helped write a new law that allows businesses to petition the court for a victim’s protective order.

 

Latest Stories

2 OSU Student-Athletes Injured In Rollover Crash Near Perkins

PERKINS, Oklahoma –  Two OSU student-athletes are in the hospital after crashing on their way home...

State Senator Files Bill To Require Permits For Homeless Camps

Oklahoma- State Senator, Rob Standridge of Norman, filed a bill that would require homeless camps to...

ONG Seeks Approval For Repayment Plan From 2021’s Historic Freeze

Oklahoma, News 9- The Oklahoma Corporation Commission will meet Tuesday to decide if Oklahoma Natural Gas...