Posts Categorized: Security Guards

Tips for Staying Alert While on a Security Job

As humans, sometimes we get bored or tired and need to sleep. However, many of us have jobs where we shouldn’t doze off– ever–because it could put someone else in danger. Take, for instance, the job of security guard. They need to be wide awake and always alert on the job. So what are some…

Examining the Important Role of Professional Security Guards

A professional security guard is not a police officer, but their role does involve keeping people and property safe from harm. Generally, the role of a professional security guard is to protect a property, such as a public building, bank, store, or museum. They’re the eyes and ears of a place, helping to enforce rules…

Why Politicians Need Reliable Security Guards for Speaking Engagements

All it takes is one crazy person to ruin a political event. Therefore, political figures need to have reliable security escorts when doing public engagements. Society has become increasingly violent, so security guards are needed now more than ever before. There are plenty of elected officials, like senators and mayors, as well as opinionated broadcasters…

Is This the Future of Security Guards?

Silicon Valley is known for technological innovation. Hundreds of millions of dollars are being used to develop things that will seemingly help society be better off than it is now. For instance, did you know there are robotics companies working on robotic security guards? One company, Knightscope, makes two robots which they rent out to…

Common Techniques Used By Shoplifters

Shoplifting happens more than you think. That’s why so many stores today hire security guards to stand at the door, check receipts, and deter crime with their very presence. So what are some common shoplifting techniques? If a person has a large bag– it could be a purse or a diaper bag or whatever– they…

What can Security Guards Do to Help Police Officers?

Paul Blart: Mall Cop was a funny movie about a mall security guard. In the movie, actor Kevin James played Paul Blart as a chubby, bumbling wannabe cop. Indeed, movies and TV shows for years have shown security guards as the butt of jokes– too busy sleeping, watching TV or eating fast food to actually…