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Pop-A-Lock Offers FREE School Security Audits Following Another Tragic School Shooting

LAFAYETTE, LA—October 23, 2013—Pop-A-Lock™, America’s largest security company, today announced it is offering free school security audits to schools throughout the country.  The program provides a comprehensive online checklist of physical infrastructure security needs, as well as on-site assessments by a Pop-A-Lock security professional.

“We’re greatly saddened by the recent rash of school shootings throughout our country,” said Pop-A-Lock Director of Operations, Rob Reynolds.  “This violence is senseless and can be significantly mitigated by readily-available security technologies in the marketplace today.”

Pop-A-Lock’s School Security Audit is available free of charge on the company’s Website at popalock.com.  The audit provides insight into the most basic security measures, such as key access control, to sophisticated technology like perimeter surveillance. Company technicians are also available to perform a comprehensive facility security assessment on-site.

“Pop-A-Lock is committed to working with schools across the country to keep our children, teachers, and Administrators safe,” Reynolds added.

To learn more about Pop-A-Lock’s school security audit, or any of the company’s other programs, call 1-877-233-6211, or visit www.popalock.com.

About Robert Reynolds

Robert Reynolds is the Director of Operations for Pop-A-Lock, America’s largest security company. In this capacity, Rob leads field management of franchises, including: product development, operations, technical support, and training.  Rob began his security career as a technician where he has earned various professional titles, such as Certified Registered Locksmith, Certified Professional Safe Technician, and Aloa ACE Instructor, eventually earning a place in the company’s leadership.  He retired from the U.S. Army as a First Lieutenant and served our country in the Army Reserves.

Pop-A-Lock Announces Launch of Its Veterans Program

LAFAYETTE, LA—November 11, 2013—Pop-A-Lock™, America’s largest security company, today announced the launch of its Veterans Program.  The program encourages franchise ownership by veterans, hiring of veterans and wounded veterans as security technicians and call center representatives, as well as offers discounts to our nation’s active duty and retired military personnel.

“Our military are the cornerstone of our nation’s strength.  They exemplify the character of America.  At Pop-A-Lock, we have built our company through hard work, strong ethics and exemplary character, which squares nicely with military culture,” said Rob Reynolds, Director of Operations of Pop-A-Lock, 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army (Ret.).  “Pop-A-Lock offers a phenomenal opportunity for veterans as employees, as well as franchisees.  Whether in the field, in our call centers, or from their home, veterans have a place within our system where they can excel and grow for their career; it’s not just a job.”

Pop-A-Lock has shown a long commitment to our nation’s military heroes:  the company already has 194 franchises owned by 17 veterans across the country; it provides discounts on basic and high technology security training for new veteran employees; as well as a discount on the franchising fee to help launch veterans in their career after the military. In addition, Pop-A-Lock offers a 10% discount on security services for active duty and retired military and their families.   Pop-A-Lock has also just been chosen as one of the nation’s Top 100 Franchises for Veterans by Franchise Business Review.

“The debt to our military heroes can never fully be paid, but we feel we can show our tremendous gratitude by welcoming veterans into the Pop-A-Lock family,” Reynolds added.

To learn more about franchising and employment opportunity, veterans are encouraged to call:  1-877-233-6211, or visit: www.popalock.com

Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu Receives Towman ACE Award 2 Years in a Row

Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu recently received the 2013 Towman ACE Award for the 2nd consecutive year in a row by The American Towman Magazine.  The award is given to the businesses that meet estimated time of arrivals (ETA’s), customer satisfaction, and professionalism.  Only the top 1% of towing operators in the United States receive this recognition.

“Providing excellent and unsurpassed customer service is one of the pillars of our business model,” said Cathy Walker, co-owner of Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu.  “Receiving this award two years in a row signifies that our focus on client service and its emphasis during our employees’ professional development training are meeting our company goals.”

The Walker’s received the official ACE Award Certificate on November 16 at the Baltimore Tow Show in Baltimore, Maryland.  In addition to the certificate, the 2013 ACE Silver Buckle was also given.  The ACE Award is co-sponsored by GEICO, the National  Automobile Club, and Coach-Net.

“With the huge mix of people and cultures ranging from locals, military personnel, and both domestic and international tourists on the island, it can be challenging to meet everyone’s expectations of top service.  Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu not only does it, they do it with extremely high customer satisfaction scores 2 years in a row,” said Rob Reynolds, Director of Operations for Pop-A-Lock.  “Cathy and Jack Walker and their team perform small miracles every day for our roadside and locksmith services customers.  The roadside service requirements in Oahu are very challenging.  Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu has done a fantastic job of zoning out the island for maximum efficiency and minimum ETA achievement.”

For more information about the services provided by Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu, go to www.popalockoahu.com.