All financial institutions are required to conduct periodic bank robbery training. But how can we make sure we will do the right thing if it happens? Experience has shown that we cannot assume simply everyone will react as they should. In this dynamic session, we will go beyond the typical training to discuss statistics and current trends, best methods of deterrence, lessons learned, opening procedures, closing procedures, and the before, during, and after robbery process. Knowledge is power and complacency is the enemy of preparation. We will discuss how to avoid habits that put us at risk, the importance of situational awareness, and staying calm in the face of danger.
This session will focus on simple, basic techniques that may save lives. Although robbery is reportedly the biggest fear of most bank employees, many institutions fail to take necessary steps to prepare for and prevent robberies.
This session will not only cover fundamentals but is designed to help attendees understand the mindset of a robber, and the importance of everyone’s role in deterrence and safe response.
Types of robberies
Latest robbery statistics
Examination of recent cases
Morning glory robberies
Proper opening procedures
Safe closing procedures
Steps to take during a robbery
Actions to avoid during a robbery
Being a good observer
How to stay calm under pressure
Habits that endanger
Reducing your risk