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Staying Safe in a Mass Crowd Panic

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General Overview If you ever find yourself in the midst of a large crowd, such as through attending a protest, a large outdoor or indoor event, a concert, or a street parade, it’s important that you understand what to do if there’s ever a mass crowd panic that takes place. In large crowds, if there’s […]

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How Security Guards Can Improve Their Incident Reporting Skills

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General Overview One of the key duties of a security guard is to fill out a detailed incident report if there’s ever an actual incident that requires the security guard to act. However, being able to write a proper and helpful incident report is not something that tends to be taught to security guards to […]

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Will Robots Ever Replace Security Guards?

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General Overview Security robots already exist today, though they’re still a bit primitive. Robots are actually becoming increasingly commonplace in many industries. One topic of debate within the security industry is just how advanced robot security guards will eventually become. While there are many who believe that robot security guards will eventually replace human security […]

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The New California Supreme Court Ruling on Rest Breaks

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General Overview On December 22, 2016, the security guard industry in California was affected by a major California Supreme Court ruling in the case of Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. Even though this ruling has been enforced now for just over a year as we start off 2018, it’s an import labor law ruling […]

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Why Guard Management Systems are Becoming the Norm

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General Overview Security guard management systems are becoming quite popular within the security industry today and are expected to become the new norm within the coming year or two. Despite being available for a long time, they are only now becoming commonplace thanks to smartphones, tablets, and cloud-based technology.     However, besides the ease […]

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Private Securityin 2018

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General Overview As the private security industry continues to evolve and adapt with changing social conditions and technology, so, too, will the overall private security trends. With technology developing at such a rapid pace, it’s not only wise, but also absolutely necessary, for security guard companies to be able to stay modernized. Doing so will […]

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How Drones Can Aid Private Security

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General Overview The technology accompanying private security is continuing to evolve at a rapid pace. In the past few years, one of the exciting developments has been the mainstream availability of private drones. Given the sheer number of benefits that they can provide, drones naturally are starting to become a feature of private security services, […]

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Which Industries Are Now Hiring More Security Guards

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General Overview Virtually every industry has a need for security guards in some form, as security guards are essential in ensuring that a business or company has the necessary protection in place for both its employees and its consumers. This is why the security guard industry itself has grown around 17% from 2006 to 2016. […]

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Reducing Security Guard Turnover Rates

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General Overview One of the biggest issues that the security guard industry faces as a whole is its high turnover rate. While some level of turnover is inevitable in every industry, in the private security guard industry, it’s particularly troublesome. Turnover rates at client sites can range from 100% to 400%, and the problem is […]

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What Equipment is Essential in a Security Patrol Vehicle?

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General Overview A security patrol vehicle can greatly boost the level of security that a private security officer can provide. Modern security patrol vehicles have grown quite sophisticated and can be thought of as being similar to what law enforcement officials use. These vehicles can provide better security coverage in a larger area, such as […]

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