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Benefits of Higher Education While Working as a Security Officer

February 11, 2019

Working as a security officer can be a rewarding and challenging career. If you already work as a security officer, or perhaps you are seeking a career working in security, you should consider getting a higher education or at least continuing your education with further training or taking courses. While…

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3 Common Sources of Loss Your Security Team Can Watch Out For

January 10, 2019

When it comes to financial losses, many business owners are concerned about threats like superfluous customer returns and shoplifting, when there are actually dozens of ways companies bleed money every day. However, by having your security team focus on preventing multiple types of loss, you can keep your business stable.…

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How Becoming a Security Officer Will Benefit You

November 9, 2018

Are you just starting out in college and looking to gain valuable experience to help you advance your career? Are you retiring from military or law enforcement and wanting to remain active and use your skills? As long as you’re over 18, responsible, honest, alert, and passionate about protecting people,…

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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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