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The Top 7 Liability Issues for Security Guards Heading Into 2022

It’s been – to put it lightly – an interesting couple of years for the security guard industry. As we’ve discussed in some of our other guides, the guard industry has come under increased scrutiny by state bodies. Growing regulations are increasingly likely for the future. At the same time, new demand for guards has [...]

By |2022-01-24T11:11:35-06:00January 14th, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|

The Best Commercial Opportunities for PIs Heading Into 2022

Long-term commercial jobs remain one of the best ways to establish a full-time private investigation business. These jobs are reliable, tend to be high-paying, and can easily lead to more work or excellent references to use down the line. However, the needs of industries are always shifting, and it’s important to keep track of what [...]

By |2022-01-24T11:07:09-06:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Pros and Cons of Armed Guards

Should Your Executive Protection Personnel Have Guns? If you're considering arming your executive protection personnel, there are some clear pros and cons to consider. So, you've decided to hire security for yourself or another VIP. That's great! Having a good executive protection plan in place is incredibly important. But there's one other big decision you [...]

By |2022-01-05T15:53:20-06:00December 20th, 2021|Categories: Security Industry News|

The 7 Best Online Work Habits of Effective Private Investigators

PIs are spending more time behind the desk, taking advantage of today’s myriad of digital tools for tracking down both people and information. This type of online work can be incredibly efficient and effective, but it also requires the right attitude toward digital research. For those private investigators who want to improve their online skills [...]

By |2022-01-05T15:30:49-06:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

The Newest Strategies for Finding Alarm Installation Projects

Are you looking to expand your installation and monitoring services this year? As 2021 has gone on, we’ve seen the rise of several strategies for gaining more clients and offering more projects with wider appeal. Let’s take a look at some of the successful strategies, and if they’re a good fit. Partnering with Property Management [...]

By |2021-12-21T14:27:43-06:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

How Private Investigators Can Help Clients Protect Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) infringement is growing more and more common: That’s trouble for many new ventures, tech companies, crowdsourced inventions, and more – but it’s also an opportunity for private investigators. PIs with the right experience can help out those investigating intellectual property crimes, opening up a new field with a variety of clients. From [...]

By |2021-11-18T06:51:29-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|Tags: , |

Security Guard Firms Should Prepare for Use-of-Force Training in 2022

We have discussed before how important it is for security firms to train guards on how to properly use force – and when to avoid using it. This is a vital practice to help avoid injuries, mistakes, and associated lawsuits that come with that liability. It’s also become increasingly important as tensions in common areas [...]

By |2021-11-30T14:16:14-06:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: Security Industry News|Tags: , |

Winter Recommendations All Alarm Installers Should Be Making

When winter and the holidays approach, it becomes more common for commercial owners and homeowners to think about their security systems, fire alarms, and overall safety. It’s an effective time for installers to start offering discounts or consultations on potential upgrades. Clients may be interested in changes that help reduce theft, cut their liability risk [...]

By |2021-11-17T15:26:36-06:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|Tags: , |

Top Safety Tips for Security Guards During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time for – well, just about everyone. But security guards are in especially high demand due to the growing number of events and the increased possibilities of larceny. During this season, it’s important for security guards to take care of themselves and minimize their own risks. Here [...]

By |2021-10-27T15:54:07-06:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Security Industry News|

Recommending Security Cams: What Advice Should Installers Be Giving?

As security camera technology progresses, it’s important for alarm technicians to understand what features add the most value, and what to recommend to clients. Many clients, especially commercial customers that have security systems at least several years old, may be interested in upgrading or adding a security cam for a specific purpose. Security cam systems [...]

By |2021-10-25T15:15:41-06:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|
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