Corporate Security Officers: Duties

Corporate Security Officers: Duties There are as many types of security guards as there are security needs, from armed guards to virtual guards. Each type of security personnel brings a different and specialized skillset, with the capability to fulfill different sorts of security duties at different sorts of locations. In the world of professional and corporate businesses, corporate security… Read the rest

Warehouse Security Guards

Warehouse Security Officers

Warehouse Security Officer: Duties We’ve covered many varieties of security guards and officers in this blog. We’ve also covered many of the various duties that security personnel can undertake in the context of your business, work site, or public event. Warehouse security officers are another specific type of security officer that can work specifically to secure your warehouse or storage… Read the rest

Corporate Security Officers

What Makes a Good Corporate Security Officer?

When you hire a corporate security officer, you’re not just looking to hire another typical security guard from another typical security firm; you’re looking for an elite security officer with top-of-the-line skills. You’re probably seeking someone who can keep your place of business (and those within it) safe. It’s important to bear in mind that violence in the workplace is… Read the rest

The different types of security guards

Security  Guards: Types and Duties The modern world of security is wider and more broad in scope than ever before, with more and more companies seeking specific types of security guards to fill their specific security needs. Some statistics show that there are over a million security guards employed today, across the country.  Retail outlets need unarmed guards, while… Read the rest

Construction Site Security

Securing Your Construction Site

Construction sites are unlike any other business or commercial settings. Construction sites are dynamic and dangerous environments where multiple parties will come together with a single goal. In 2014, the United States had 4,679 fatal occupational injuries, with an incidence rate of 3.3 per 100,000 full-time employed workers. One in five of those deaths was construction related. A construction site… Read the rest

Security for Medical Marijuana dispensaries

Security for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

There’s no business more in the spotlight right now than medical marijuana dispensaries. With rapidly changing laws and a high demand, medical marijuana dispensaries are cropping up from coast to coast. Unfortunately, some cities are seeing an increase in crime around these businesses. According to The Denver Post, “Nearly one-third of the crimes committed in Denver occur within 1,000… Read the rest

Hiring a Security Guard

Before Hiring a Security Guard

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Security Guard Security is a complicated matter, whether you’re securing a small business or a vast and complex construction site. If you’re building a security plan, you’ve probably found that there are many approaches to securing many different sorts of locations. You’ve probably given consideration to a security guard, as well. After… Read the rest

Security Guard Trailer

On-Site Trailer guard

On-Site Trailer Security Guards You might not be familiar with the term “trailer guard,” or you may be wondering what “trailer security” even entails. Maybe you know a little bit, but want some of the finer details worked out. We can fill you in by answering these two simple questions: What Is a Trailer Guard? Trailer guards are most commonly… Read the rest

Event Security Tips

10 Event Security Tips

Event security is a growing and evolving field. It’s a field that’s always changing, with more options available each day to interested parties. If event security is a concept that you are trying to understand, this post should be helpful to you. Here are 10 Event Security Tips to help inspire, inform, and reinvigorate your event security program. Prepare a… Read the rest

Armed or Unarmed Security Guards

Does your business need an armed security guard?

If you are the owner or manager or a business, then you’re also responsible for the security of that business, and the safety of the people involved in that business.  Any security program involves multiple “moving parts,” including human elements, equipment considerations, location variables, and more. One of the most tried-and-true, time-tested components of a reliable security program is the… Read the rest