Security Industry Association CEO Issues Statement on Boston Marathon Bombings
Praises Efforts of First-Responders
April 16, 2013
Security Industry Association
SPRING, MD – Don Erickson, CEO of the Security industry Association
(SIA) and a marathon runner, issued a statement today regarding the
tragic events that occurred Monday at the Boston Marathon.
someone who has personally experienced the strong community spirit that
exists on Marathon Days, I am incredibly saddened by the horrific events
that tragically occurred yesterday in Boston. On behalf of SIA, our
thoughts and prayers are extended to those who were injured, and to the
families of those who lost their lives on what should have been a day of
accomplishment and excitement for the City of Boston. We extend our
thanks to the first-responders who acted so quickly to help the victims
of this attack.”
The Security Industry Association (www.siaonline.org)
is the leading trade group for businesses in the electronic and
physical security market. SIA protects and advances its members'
interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol
Hill and throughout the 50 states; producing cutting-edge global market
research; creating open industry standards that enable integration;
advancing industry professionalism through education and training;
opening global market opportunities; and providing sole sponsorship of
the ISC Expos, the world's largest security trade shows and conferences.