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Future Security Systems: Robot Security Guards

Future Security Systems: Robot Security Guards There is a fear that one-day robots will replace human jobs. This fear may be amplified by science fiction novels and Hollywood.  It’s definitely not an unrealistic fear today as more companies are finding ways to automate their processes in order to increase productivity and decrease financial waste. [...]

By | 2017-11-03T01:39:16+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

Security Guard Industry Prepares for Terrorism in the Stadium

Security Guard Industry Prepares for Terrorism in the Stadium It’s game day at Carrier Dome, home of Syracuse Orange football among many other sports teams. Excited fans are everywhere gathering around the stadium. Approximately 100 Department of Public Security (DPS) Security Guards and police officers are patrolling the area. 75 surveillance cameras are recording waiting [...]

By | 2017-10-17T17:53:46+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

Security Guard Duties and the Right Approach: Active Shooter

[SERIES] Security Guard Duties and Taking the Right Approach: Active Shooter On April 20, 1999 two students entered their high school in Littleton, Colorado and carried out the most infamous school shooting in U.S history, forever changing safety in a school environment. Since that tragic day over 270 school shootings of any kind on school [...]

By | 2017-10-17T17:55:34+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

Texas Private Investigator & Security Guard Among the Dead in Bounty Hunting Gone Wrong

Texas Private Investigator & Security Guard Among the Dead in Bounty Hunting Gone Wrong The events that unfolded in a Dallas area car dealership on May 30th left three people dead and a slew of questions regarding the responsibility of Texas Private Investigators and the Bounty Hunters that they employ. Ramon Hutchinson was wanted [...]

By | 2017-09-29T11:20:39+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

Security Guard Violence: A New Trend?

Security Guard Violence: A New Trend? September 11, 2001, saw the death of 64 brave New York police officers. In addition, 36 Private Security Personnel died while manning their posts for various clients in the vicinity of the Twin Towers attacks. That day began a trend that has continued to escalate in ensuing decades. [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:07:04+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

[SERIES] Security Guard Duties and Taking the Right Approach: Illegal Drugs

[SERIES] Security Guard Duties and Taking the Right Approach: Illegal Drugs As the National Institutes of Health (NIH) tells it, America is facing a literal epidemic of black market drug abuse. With an estimated 2.2 million individuals self-reporting a drug addiction, and one million of those self-reporting a drug-related emergency room visit, it is [...]

By | 2017-08-31T00:19:30+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

VIDEO: Security Guard in Uniform Attacked by Homeless Man at McDonald’s. Reasonable Force?

VIDEO: Security Guard in Uniform Attacked by Homeless Man at Mcdonalds. Reasonable Force? Even a quick internet search using the terms "Security Guard" and "homeless" reveals the ongoing saga of conflict between the two groups. The conflict can increase when a Security Guard in uniform must request homeless persons to vacate a business to make [...]

By | 2017-09-20T22:13:03+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

Turkish Bodyguards Brawl: How Far is Too Far?

Turkish Bodyguards Brawl: How Far is Too Far? On May 16, 2017, the unthinkable happened on United States soil. In Washington, D.C., just outside the residence of the Turkish President, peaceful demonstrators were viciously assaulted by a team of Turkish bodyguards hired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend to his personal security [...]

By | 2017-10-18T15:10:41+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

The Future of Security Companies is Digital But is That Good?

The Future of Security Companies is Digital But is That Good? The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows an overall big picture of a stable and rosy future for professionals in the Security Guard field. In other words, jobs are plentiful, job variety is sufficient, wages are growing at a rate of 6% annually, [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:52:34+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|

Hiring Security Guards to Deal With Repeat Loiterers

Hiring Security Guards to Deal With Repeat Loiterers One reason why many Professional Security Guards choose a career in Security is because of all the perks - it’s a great job for the entrepreneurial, self-starter, independent-minded professional; there is typically minimal management or supervision; and it is easy to get started in the field. [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:56:27+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Security Industry News|
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