Posts Categorized: Security Guards

How Security Guards Can Help Apartment Building Owners

Apartment building owners should consider hiring security guards to keep residents safe. Apartment buildings often involve many tenants all living fairly close together. They tend to share a lot of common spaces, whether it’s their lobby, the hallways, or laundry rooms. Meanwhile, some apartment buildings include amenities like swimming pools or parking garages– all areas…

What Power Do Security Guards Have?

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What power or authority do security guards have? While their authority is not on par with police officers, they are able to enforce many similar things. Take, for instance, rules at a private residence or a business. Whatever rules the owner has made are the rules a security guard can and should enforce– as long…

Why Teamwork Between Security Guards is Vital

Events often have many people gathered in multiple places, which can include tents, rooms, and fenced-in areas. Because events have a lot of people and take up a lot of space, it makes sense to have a team of security guards working them. Indeed, those guards need to work together as a team in order…

Obtain These Answers Before Hiring a Security Guard

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There are stories of homeowner associations and other groups hiring security guard company to patrol the grounds because they were worried about teenagers vandalizing their gazebo and playgrounds. Things didn’t go well when problems happened but the guard was nowhere to be found– what was he doing? Where was he? Why didn’t he check that…

The Role of a Security Supervisor

Security is employed to offer protection against theft, vandalism and, in some cases, people involved in violence or other dangerous behaviors. Security is often called to “keep the peace” at a place, whether it’s an office building, retail shop, or public event. When there are several security guards involved in working somewhere, they require a…

Common Duties of Security Guards

Security guards often deal with uncertainty. They have to rely on their judgment to make good decisions. Safety is of utmost importance. Ideally, guards need to be decent communicators as they’ll be talking with people, listening to people, observing people and places, and writing reports about what they saw. Security Guard Duties What are some…

How to Become a Better Security Guard

How can a person working as a security guard become better at his or her job? Well, like most jobs, continuous learning is ideal. If there are workshops to attend, new information/methods to learn, and/or certificates to obtain you might as well get all the knowledge you can. A well-informed, well-educated security guard will be…