Posts Categorized: Security Guards

What’s Life Like as a Security Guard?

There are over a million security guards in the United States, and it’s a growing field of work as more and more people and places seek protection from various problems. In general, the life of a security guard is especially concerned with being the eyes and ears of an organization, such that it’s protected from…

The History of Private Security

Private security has been around for centuries. Long ago, in Ancient Egypt, pharaohs hired private security guards for personal protection. Ancient Romans as well as emperors during the time of the Byzantine Empire hired private security guards, too, to protect their families and property. Wealthy warlords in many countries, including China and Italy, were known…

How Branded Control Cars Can Deter Incidents From Arising

If criminals know someone’s watching, they’re apt to go somewhere else, right? Criminals, for the most part, will avoid well-lit, watched and patrolled areas. C.O.P. Security offers branded vehicle patrol cars which help deter incidents from arising. Wouldn’t your organization, complex, and/or business benefit from having a branded vehicle patrol car or two driving around…

How Security Guards Could Benefit Bar Owners

Bar owners have many responsibilities. Because bars provide alcohol to patrons, who sometimes have “a little too much” and get not only tipsy but also angry, bar owners can benefit greatly from hiring security guards. Think about it this way: bars are prone to brawling. Men (and sometimes ladies) get into fights at bars. Does…

Why Being a Security Guard is a Gratifying Job

Have you ever considered being a security guard? It’s the kind of job where being present gets you paid. You’re not required to be an actual police officer/detective and you don’t make arrests. Instead, your presence matters to a company or organization because it gets them a decrease in their insurance costs and shows others…