Posts By: barton_secure

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 »

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…. Read more »

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… Read more »