Posts Categorized: Security Services

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…

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…

How to Hire the Right Private Security Company in Western New York

Are you thinking of hiring a private security company? If so, what are some things you should keep in mind? For starters, legitimate security companies are licensed. In New York State, for instance, requirements to be a licensed “Watch, Guard or Patrol Agency” include:  • You must be 25 years of age, a principal in the…