Don Erickson, chief executive officer of the Security industry Association (SIA), issued a statement regarding the devastation in Oklahoma as a result of the recent tornadoes.

“On behalf of SIA, our thoughts and prayers are extended to those who have lost their homes and have been injured, and to the families of those who have lost their lives as a result of these storms,” Erickson said. “We extend our thanks to the first-responders who have acted quickly to help the victims, and who continue to search for survivors.”