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Responsibilities of an Overnight Security Guard

Whether you’re simply curious or are seriously considering a job as an overnight security guard, you may be wondering what kinds of duties this type of position requires. There are a number of responsibilities that overnight security guards must fulfill. Keep reading to learn about just a few of those tasks.

Monitoring Cameras

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May 28th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

3 Stories about Security Guards Saving Lives

Security guards are an asset to any business. Their mere presence is enough to keep many criminals away. And if something does go wrong, they’re ready to take action–whatever the situation may be.

Brian Harrison

In March 2017, a bank security officer named Brian Harrison fatally shot an armed man who was attempting to rob the bank. The attempted robber . . .Continue Reading »

May 21st, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

3 Signs Your Business Is a Victim of Internal Theft

Internal theft is a serious problem faced in just about any industry. It can be one of the hardest to identify since it often happens well out of the range of security cameras and other safety measures. Whether your employees are stealing money, goods, clients, or information, here are some of the most common warning signs.

Cash Drawer Discrepancies

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May 14th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

3 Tips to Prevent Vandalism

While they may not seem as serious as burglaries and other crimes, acts of vandalism like broken windows and graffiti can have a negative effect on your business. They not only deter customers and clients, but they can encourage other criminals to frequent the area. That’s why it’s so important to take steps to prevent vandalism on your . . .Continue Reading »

May 7th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Can Unarmed Security Officers Make Arrests?

Security guards provide protection to large and small businesses alike. Their mere presence is enough to stop many criminals before they commit a crime. However, if a crime is committed, security guards are also in the best position to arrest the offender before they get away. Although it is different than being arrested by a police officer, it’s important to know that security guards–whether or . . .Continue Reading »

April 28th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

What Credentials Do Security Guards/Officers Need to Have?

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April 21st, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

My Home Was Broken Into—What Do I Do?

Roughly 2 million home robberies are reported each year in the United States. A home is robbed every 13 seconds, resulting in an average property loss of $2,300. If your home is broken into, . . .Continue Reading »

April 14th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

3 Tricks Thieves Use to Steal from You

Inviting Themselves In

Almost one third of burglars gain entrance through an unlocked door or window. Keep this in mind at night or any time you leave your house–even if it’s just for a few minutes. Criminals may also use a ruse to get you to invite them in: they might pretend to be taking a survey, . . .Continue Reading »

April 7th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Defend Your Castle with These Easy Tricks

While improving home security is important to just about any home owner, not everyone wants to pay for burglar-resistant windows or a new fence. Here are 4 easy tips that will help make your home more secure without costing a fortune.

Lock Your Doors

The easiest thing you can do to prevent a burglar is simply locking your doors. More . . .Continue Reading »

March 28th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Save on Your Home Insurance

Did you know that by making a few changes around the home, you might be able to lower your homeowner’s insurance by as much as 25 percent? Insurance companies give discounts to customers with safer homes that are less likely to experience an expensive break-in, flood, or home fire. Here are some of the top ways to lower . . .Continue Reading »

March 21st, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

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