Posts By: barton_secure

A Security Guard Provides Much More Than Just Protection

Thinking of hiring a security guard for security purposes? That’s a great idea. Keep in mind, though, that security guards do more than just stop bad things from happening… Traffic Director In many settings, whether it’s a parking lot, a retail store or a hospital, a security guard can help guide people to where they…

How Security Guards Stay Safe in the Field

Security guards have a job that puts them at personal risk while doing their duties. How do security guards stay safe in the field? Who watches the watchers? Criminals and people up to no good are often on the lookout for anyone who wants to thwart their plans. Therefore, security guards have to outsmart them.…

Avoid These Red Flags When Hiring a Security Company

Do you work for a business and you’re tasked with hiring private security to help protect that business, including its property and people? What should you avoid when hiring private security? First things first– avoid hiring a company that’s not going to tailor their services for your business. No two businesses are the same, so…

The Debate of Hiring a School Security Guard

If you’re of a certain age, you can remember a time when it was pretty much unthinkable that violence would occur at school. Today, however, it’s almost become “the norm,” sadly, and that’s why many school districts, whether rural, suburban or city, hire school security guards. The Debate on Whether Schools Need Security Guards There…

Should Your Business Beef Up Security?

C.O.P. Security serves several Western and Central New York counties, including ones around the cities of Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse. What are some reasons your Western or Central New York business needs to beef up their security presence? Employee Safety First, do you have employees who have to walk to their vehicles in the parking…

Why Parking Garage Security Guards Are a Smart Investment

Thieves and malevolent opportunists like to operate at night, when it’s dark outside. This way it’s harder for people to notice what they’re up to. And they’re usually up to negative things that can annoy otherwise respectable and nice people. For instance, take parking garages. These places can be downright scary at night. You’re walking…

Should a Business Park Have a Security Presence?

No matter where they’re located, business parks should have a security presence, especially in today’s world. Ideally, businesses in business parks want to keep their employees and visitors safe from harm. They also want to make sure their money, equipment and valuable assets are protected from thieves. Business parks can benefit from having security cameras…

Should Warehouses Have a Security Presence?

If you were a smart criminal, would you rob one house to get one high-end TV or would you go where the TVs were plentiful, like a warehouse full of them? Obviously, warehouses should have a security presence. Criminals know that warehouses are full of items they could steal and make money on. Any unsecured…

As Outdoor Events Make Their Comeback, Remember to Hire Security Guards

The coronavirus pandemic meant the cancellation of many events, including outdoor ones. That said, it looks like things are getting a bit back to normal such that more outdoor events will be scheduled and actually take place this year. What types of guards should you consider hiring for them? Bodyguards If you’ve got someone famous…