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Echelon was founded in the City of Portland, Oregon. In the late 2000’s owners of Echelon began observing the needs of business owners and the community around us. In 2018, they began to formulate a new business model for security in the modern age.

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Countering Houselessness

There are many ways to address houselessness, and the most effective approaches typically involve a…

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Echelon’s Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Policy

Echelon understands that change remains an ever present constant in life. While providing the proper solutions for our clients, we will continually strive to leave…

Why are background investigations so difficult?

Years ago, when I was much younger, I remember my father who came back from getting the mail oneday. He had an odd look on…

PORTLAND OREGON – THE NEW DEADWOOD: WHAT TO DO?

PORTLAND OREGON – THE NEW DEADWOOD: WHAT TO DO? Operation Deadwood: Deadwood is a town in South Dakota made famous for its outlaw history. Deadwood…

Issues with Measure 114

A Moderate Position on Measure 114. On Oregon’s November election ballot there will be a referendum limiting both the ownership of firearms and the sale…

Echelon’s Security Legacy

With the intenful reduction of emergency services, such as decreased funding for 911 communication centers, jail funding, law enforcement programs, mental health programs and detox…

LGBTQIA+ community remains at risk for violence

Portland has become a well known destination for many queer folk. In turn, this has led to a blossoming community. Unfortunately, the LGBTQIA+ community remains…

Why Security Should Never Act Like Law Enforcement

Why Security Should Never Act Like Law Enforcement