Posts by mbrady

Best Ways to Prevent Theft at Your Small Retail Business

Retail stores are vulnerable to shoplifting and other forms of theft. The only way to prevent this problem from occurring is to increase security at your store. Greet customers, screen and train employees, and make other changes around your retail location to make your store a more secure place with fewer losses due to theft.…

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7 Qualities of a Great Security Officer

A person who runs towards danger instead of away from it. A person who puts others’ safety needs before their own. A person who is level headed amidst mass hysteria and chaos. Like police officers, soldiers, and firefighters, it takes an extraordinary individual to become a Security Officer. If you’re interested in becoming atop Security…

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How to Prevent Workplace Violence

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, murder comes in as the fourth main cause of fatal injuries in the workplace, making workplace violence a very scary reality of the 21st century. That’s why workplace violence is a chief security concern for employers and employees alike. Types of workplace violence vary and can include:…

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7 Tips to Defuse a Potentially Violent Confrontation

As a security officer, your first defense against violence should always be defuse a situation. Often, an irate customer or employee at a venue merely needs someone to help them calm their emotions before they lose control. When you are on duty, keep these tips in mind to quickly gain control of a volatile situation…

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