William F. Blake, CPP, CFE, is president of Blake & Associates based in Littleton, Colorado, a full-service security consulting and investigation firm. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a BS degree in police administration and also holds a master’s degree in foundations of education from Troy State University. Blake has more than 60 years’ experience in civil and criminal investigations, bank security, executive protection, loss prevention, disaster recovery planning, counterintelligence operations, security risk analysis, and security training. He is a prolific author with multiple articles in security, risk, and property management publications. Blake is coauthor with Walter F. Bradley, Esq., JD, of Premises Security: A Guide for Security Professionals and Attorneys (1999 Butterworth-Heinemann). He can be reached at www.blakeassociates.org.