Posts By: barton_secure

A National Rise In Shoplifting Has Increased the Need for Security Guards

Shoplifting has become a major national issue lately. Inflation has caused prices to rise and poorer people may not be able to afford everyday items, so they’re shoplifting them right out of stores all over the place. Even before inflation, right around the pandemic (2020, 2021) certain municipalities decided to not punish shoplifters, so it… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Branded Patrol Security Services?

What are some benefits of hiring branded patrol security services? A branded company is quite visible to all– people who aren’t doing anything wrong as well as those who might want to cause trouble. Branded or marked vehicles make their presence known wherever they’re on patrol. Visibility When you want maximum visibility, hire a branded… Read more »

What is a Commercial Security Audit?

Do you work in a commercial setting where business is conducted? Commercial properties are prone to things like thefts, vandalism and crime. When’s the last time you did a security audit? A professional (or team of professionals) can assess how your current security measures are doing, and whether any changes need to be made in… Read more »

Benefits of Having Armed Security at Your Business

A security officer carries a gun on his belt

The question of whether or not to hire security is something that many business owners have to consider. For those that decide they will, there is another question to ponder: should the guards be armed? This is not necessary for every business, but it definitely has its perks in certain situations. Here are some of… Read more »

Benefits of Having Security at Your Outdoor Event

Security checks tickets outside a wine festival

We’re in the midst of the most popular time of the year for outdoor events. It feels like each summer here in Western New York, there’s a multitude of events each weekend. Lawn fetes, carnivals, beer tents, festivals, block parties and more dominate the calendar from May through August. If you’re planning on holding one… Read more »

Businesses Need More Than Just “Hardware Security”

Many businesses use hardware, like metal detectors, locks and cameras, for security purposes. That said, businesses need more than just hardware security options. It’s best to hire and utilize professional, trained security guards who can provide an active response to any issues at any given time. Active Security is Key Having human security guards means… Read more »

What Can We Learn From Recent School Shootings?

It’s a difficult question, but one that should be asked: What can we learn from school shootings? Sadly, school shootings have seemingly become an annual event here in the United States. Scarily, those are just the tragedies that do happen; who knows how many close calls we have that we don’t count but were prevented… Read more »