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Best Ways to Prevent Theft at Your Small Retail Business

September 18, 2018

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…

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7 Qualities of a Great Security Officer

August 2, 2018

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…

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How to Prevent Workplace Violence

July 12, 2018

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…

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7 Tips to Defuse a Potentially Violent Confrontation

May 25, 2018

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…

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Why Security Services Should Be Your Post-Retirement Career

April 19, 2018

Retirement is different today than it was in the past. It is not uncommon for seniors to want to stay active and use this stage of their lives to try something new. There are many reasons to find work after retirement. Learn why your post-retirement job should be that of a security guard.

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Small Businesses and Security Guards: Protecting Your Retail Store

March 15, 2018

You’ve worked hard to turn your retail dreams into a reality. Whether you’re in the jewelry, clothing, hardware or any other business, you can’t afford property losses. Every theft, no matter how seemingly minor, effects your bottom line. And when you’re a small business owner, you understand the major impact…

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4 Ways to Improve the Safety of Your Gated Community

February 23, 2018

A key element of the draw for gated communities is their elevated sense of security, and as a property manager, it is your responsibility to deliver on this advantage. Learn what steps you can take to improve safety in your community.

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Active Shooter Protection: Critical Security Steps Every Business Should Take

February 9, 2018

Active shooter incidents are on the rise, and the FBI projects that the frequency of these events will continue to increase. It is vital that your business has an active shooter protection plan in place to help safeguard your employees and customers. If you don’t have existing measures in place,…

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Tips for Effectively Performing Bag Checks Outside of a Venue

January 23, 2018

Working as a security guard means that performing bag checks may be a part of your job description at some point. This work entails carefully going through purses, handbags, backpacks, and other types of bags to ensure that they don’t contain any contraband before people enter a venue. Bag checks…

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3 Easy Ways to Reduce Employee Theft

January 9, 2018

What is the greatest source of financial loss for your business? Although many managers are tempted to zero in on things like shrink and returned products, employee theft costs US businesses about $50 billion dollars every year. Fortunately, you might be able to ward off problems by making a few…

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