An emerging threat in the Midwestern area of Springfield, Mo is aimed at remote estates, ranches and farms. Several factors make them easy targets. Many of these locations are far from emergency services and assistance, are widely traversed and have multiple access points, all factors that make it difficult to protect and secure.
Why are ranches, farms and remote rural estates so vulnerable?
Ranches, farms and estates are high value assets chocked full of equipment, materials and supplies that predators are willing to risk their freedom for. Some thieves are interested in stealing livestock, farm equipment and agricultural chemicals. We have often found, would be thieves looking for chemicals to manufacture methamphetamine and/or explosives. This can be dangerous and can turn volatile in seconds. Often times, these would be thieves become desperate for the chemicals used to manufacture what they need to feed their own addictions. These individuals can often be very violent, irrational and very unpredictable. Many ranches, farms and rural estates are sometimes owned by wealthy or well-known/recognized public figures. This can attract an element looking to possibly do you, your family or staff harm or even kidnapping. With that in mind, public or high profile individuals become possible targets of potential kidnapping or victims of strong arm tactics. VIRTUS has extensive experience in securing and protecting people in remote areas of the world. Our staff are trained, experienced and equipped to protect you, your loved ones, your staff and your assets in remote or rural environments, where most are not experienced with, lack the crucial equipment, the training and staff that have boots on the ground experience.
Today’s threats and behaviors have called for an evolution in how we protect ourselves and loved ones. Situational awareness is now part of our everyday life. There are no second chances to get it right. Initial consultations are always free, please contact us with any questions or requests \">