Subsidized Alarm Installation Programs FAQ (and Why You Should Get Involved)

Alarm programs that offer free alarms and subsidize installation are growing more common in communities across the United States, involving local governments and utilities in the installation process. It’s important for every alarm installer to be aware of any of alarm programs in their area – and how they can get involved to help further [...]

By |2020-12-02T14:21:35-06:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Security Guards and Facial Recognition Technology: Here’s Where the Industry Stands

Facial recognition on cameras and security cam software has reached the point where it, like other key technologies, is affecting commercial markets and law enforcement – and that could mean major changes for the security guard industry, too. Some of those changes are already starting to happen, and the next several years will be a [...]

By |2021-01-26T21:23:12-06:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Security Industry News|

Surveillance During Pandemic Lockdowns: Here’s How Private Investigators Have Responded

PI firms across the country have been dealing with a broad variety of situations brought on by COVID-19 and related local regulations – an issue that continues to be prominent in the United States. Surveillance jobs, in particularly, were put under strain by pandemic conditions, as daily habits shifted and the ability to monitor someone [...]

By |2021-01-26T21:24:57-06:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Why Your Security Guard Company Needs Licensing Today

Security guard regulations are increasing as more states evolve their requirements for security firms and crack down on firms operating illegally. One reason this is happening is due to the number of security companies found operating without a license, or with incomplete licensing requirements. Here’s what you need to know about security guard licenses! Licensing [...]

By |2021-01-27T10:59:46-06:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Security Industry News|

The Top Reasons So Many Journalists Are Hiring Private Investigators

Journalism and private investigation industries have always gotten along well: In fact, it’s a common move for journalist to eventually move into private investigation if they are looking for another type of employment. The reverse is also true: Many journalists have full schedules and may need help tracking down details or leads, so they turn [...]

By |2020-12-02T14:29:41-06:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

The Best Smart Home Devices for Upselling a Security Package

Upselling refers to convincing buyers to purchase additional products that enhance or supplement their original purchase. It’s a common approach when selling security and alarm systems, and has become even easier in today’s integrated world of smart devices where one platform can monitor and manage so many different products at once. The core of a [...]

By |2021-01-26T21:51:07-06:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News, Security Industry News|

Why Every Security Guard Firm Should Discuss Use of Force with Clients

Preliminary discussions with clients offer many strategic advantages for setting up a long-term security contract – and nailing down specifics of service. But while these meetings are always a smart idea, we wanted to focus on one subject that security guard firms should bring up every time: Use of force. This may not be on [...]

By |2020-09-30T08:50:04-06:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Security Industry News|

How to Get Government Contracts as a Private Investigator

Does your experienced private investigator firm have what it takes for government work? This part of the industry is sometimes ignored by PIs who are otherwise qualified for important contracts that can open up a number of new business opportunities. Interested in learning more? Here’s a quick guide on what you should and how to [...]

By |2021-01-27T10:24:29-06:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

DIY Alarm Installation: A Look at How the 2020 Security Industry Has Been Affected So Far

Since arriving on the scene several years ago, DIY security systems have caused a certain amount of consternation in the alarm installation industry. How would this new wave of small, battery powered DIY devices be received by the market? What sort of challenges would it create for the installation side of the industry? Some predicted [...]

By |2020-11-19T12:25:36-06:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Can Private Investigators Use Information on Social Media? Here’s How It Works

With social media being a wealth of personal information stretching years into the past, it’s no surprise that these platforms have become treasure troves for all kinds of investigations. But at the same time, it is important for private investigators to know the boundaries when diving into social media – and to keep in mind [...]

By |2020-09-02T08:23:02-06:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|
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