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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…

How to Maximize the Value of Your Surveillance System

A camera surveillance system is only as good as the person watching it. Cameras can record activities going on in places like offices, warehouses, and stores, but what really helps is having a trained expert keeping their eyes glued to what the camera sees at all times. Have you ever met a person who hardly…

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…

Security Guards Ensure Safety At Major Events

Sometimes it seems that security guards get a bad rep, either on the silver screen or on the TV. It’s as if when someone thinks of security guards, they immediately conjure an image of someone sluggish, someone sitting in a little telephone booth and doing a crossword puzzle, nonchalantly letting people go by. Basically, a…

The Importance of Security in Today’s World

We live in a crazy world. Well, that might be a bit of an understatement; it’s crazier than a bunch of bats in the belfry. Flipping on the TV or checking your Facebook newsfeed, you are usually greeted by a harrowing news story that shakes your soul and gets you questioning everything all around you.…

Don’t Let the Actions of a Few Ruin Your Special Event

Have you ever been to an event where a couple of guys and gals had too much to drink? Someone insults someone else and soon fists and furniture are flying and the entire night is ruined. Or what about a fancy dress party where one woman’s purse mysteriously disappears and everyone has to stop what…