Miya Marcano’s family to launch security accreditation program for apartments

She was kidnapped and killed in her own apartment in Orlando and now Miya Marcano’s family is launching an apartment security program to ensure that no tenant becomes the next victim. Just a month after the Miya Law was passed to tighten apartment security measures, Marcano’s family is spearheading a new initiative that aims to increase transparency for tenants. mother, said Yma Scarbriel. The Miya Marcano Foundation partners with Rat Pack Security Worldwide. The Tampa-based security agency and training academy will help launch a safe and secure apartment accreditation program. “We will be conducting an audit of current practices, their current policies, their current procedures,” said Jodi Lewis, a member of the foundation’s board of directors and spokesperson for the family. After an apartment complex has gone through the training, it will be noted one, two or three butterflies. Three butterflies is the highest rating for security measures and will require things like cameras at entry and exit points, deadbolts on exterior doors, no city code violations, and a security guard or property law enforcement. hey, you haven’t met any of our statuses and these are the things you need to do to meet them,” Lewis said of an apartment complex not achieving a three butterfly rating. “Once they meet them, they will receive a certificate from us, a plaque, they will be honored every year at our events and they will also be promoted among our supporters.” Marcano was scheduled to catch a flight to his South Florida home after work on September 24, 2021. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office reported Marcano missing the following day. Investigators say the 19-year-old Valencia College student was about to leave work at Arden Villas Apartments, where she also lived, but when she entered her apartment, the suspect, Armando Caballero, was at inside. He was in charge of building maintenance. Marcano’s family and Arden Villas tenants had raised concerns about the lack of security cameras throughout the property during the investigation. Sheriff John Mina said Caballero kidnapped and killed Miya. Before finding his body, deputies found him dead of an apparent suicide. “She would have been 20 on April 26, so this month is a tough month, but we’re going to get there,” Scarbriel said. “There’s no giving up here – it’s only to move on. Don’t get me wrong, there are days and times when I feel like I can’t do it, but I have to. do it because we need to let it be known.” The “Safe and Secure MMF Accreditation Program” will officially launch on Friday. Any apartment complex interested in training can contact the Miya Marcano Foundation.

She was kidnapped and killed in her own apartment in Orlando and now Miya Marcano’s family is launching a apartment security program to ensure that no tenant becomes the next victim.

Just a month after the Miya Law was passed to tighten apartment security measures, Marcano’s family is spearheading a new initiative to increase transparency for tenants.

“So no other family or person has to go through what we’re going through,” Marcano’s mother, Yma Scarbriel, said.

The Miya Marcano Foundation partners with Rat Pack Security Worldwide. the Tampa-based security agency and training academy will help launch a safe and secure apartment accreditation program.

“We are going to do an audit on [apartment complexes’] current practices, their current policies, their current procedures,” said Jodi Lewis, a member of the foundation’s board of directors and spokesperson for the family.

After an apartment complex has gone through the training, it will be noted one, two or three butterflies. Three butterflies is the highest rating for security measures and will require things like cameras at entry and exit points, deadbolts on exterior doors, no city code violations, and a security guard or property law enforcement.

“We’ll also let them know ‘hey you haven’t met any of our statuses and these are the things you need to do to meet them,'” Lewis said of an apartment complex not reaching not a three butterfly rating. “Once they meet them, they will receive a certificate from us, a plaque, they will be honored every year at our events and they will also be promoted among our subscribers.”

Marcano was scheduled to catch a flight to his South Florida home after work on September 24, 2021. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office reported Marcano missing the following day. Investigators say the 19-year-old Valencia College student was about to leave work at Arden Villas Apartments, where she also lived, but when she entered her apartment, the suspect, Armando Caballero, was at inside. He was in charge of building maintenance.

Marcano’s family and Arden Villas tenants had raised concerns about the lack of security cameras throughout the property during the investigation.

Sheriff John Mina said Caballero kidnapped and killed Miya. Before finding his body, deputies found him dead of an apparent suicide.

“She would have been 20 on April 26, so this month is a tough month, but we’re going to get there,” Scarbriel said. “There’s no giving up here – it’s only to move on. Don’t get me wrong, there are days and times when I feel like I can’t do it, but I have to. do it because we have to let it be known.”

The “Safe and Secure MMF Accreditation Program” will officially launch on Friday. Any apartment complex interested in training can contact the Miya Marcano Foundation.

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