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Healthcare Security Consultant
Dick Sem, CPP

Dick has over 50 years' security and workplace management experience.  He served as Global Director of Security and Crisis Management for Waste Management for eleven years and as Vice President of Pinkerton - Securitas, responsible for 18 offices in 11 states and 5,000 security officers of the Northeast U.S.  He served clients as an independent security consultant for more than twenty  years. 


He has been board certified as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) since 1979, was President of the International Security Management Association (ISMA), and served on the Board and as Vice President of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC). 


He is a member of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and has been a member and leader of ASIS International since 1974. 

Richard Sem, CPP CSC
Industrial Security Consultant
Why Us?

Sem Security Management, as an independent and objective security and workplace violence consulting firm, is your best choice because:

  • All work is performed by an experienced security and workplace violence professional, Dick Sem.  It's not delegated or assigned off to others.

  • We always take a proactive approach to the cost effective protection of people, assets, value and reputation.

  • We have extensive experience in planning security for hospitals and clinics, manufacturers, office buildings, etc.

  • We never recommend more security than is appropriate or necessary.  We have often found, for example, that the better use and enforcement of existing resources and processes and the fostering of positive security awareness, involvement and ownership by employees can significantly heighten protection with little extra cost.

  • Dick Sem has served as a court-qualified expert witness in many workplace violence and security-related litigations, understands the liabilities involving security, and brings that to our planning and recommendations.

  • We provide only security and workplace violence consulting services and are independent of any suppliers of security products or staffing.  Our only perspective, priority and interest is what is best for you, our client.

  • We worked with many organizations assessing, developing and training on workplace violence programs. I worked with more than thirty organizations that recently had experienced deaths by shootings and stabbings and derived lessons concerning how people and reputation can be best protected during and after such crises. 

  • We are centrally located near Chicago and Milwaukee and can easily travel anywhere to serve our clients.  We serve clients throughout North America and Europe.

  • We carry $ 1,000,000 general and professional liability insurance coverage

  • We adhere to the ethics guidelines of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) and ASIS International

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