Posts Tagged: Security guards for hire

What can You Do to Make Employees Feel Safe in the Workplace?

These days it’s kind of hard not to be paranoid about possible terrorist attacks which could conceivably happen anywhere. It seems like we’re always reading or hearing about crazed gunmen shooting up places we wouldn’t normally associate with violence. What are some things companies and organizations can do to help employees feel safe in the…

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…

Does Your Event or Organization Need an Unarmed Security Guard?

You don’t always need an armed security guard. If you’re dealing with large amounts of cash out in the open and you’re located in a high crime area, then an armed security guard makes sense. However, a lot of business owners, event organizers, apartment complexes and others who want security around are perfectly happy with…

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…

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…

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…

Why Security Guards Are a Prudent Investment for Big Businesses

Big businesses should hire C.O.P. Security’s experienced and skilled corporate security forces to maintain orderly operations and convey a distinctive corporate image that communicates, “We take security seriously.” Corporate security officers fulfill several roles while on-duty, making sure clients, coworkers, employees and customers are able to work in peace while the company’s assets are protected.…