Changing of the Guards: How the Private Security Industry is Evolving

The global private security industry is worth $7 billion a year, yet it remains largely unregulated. The role the security personnel play in people’s lives can’t be overemphasized since they outnumber sworn police officers. It was the threat of terrorism after the 9/11 attacks that raised awareness of the role these security personnel play. They’re [...]

By | 2020-05-22T14:32:55+00:00 September 28th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: |

7 Qualities Every Security Guard Should Have

Being a security guard requires a unique and refined set of skills. However, there's a lot more than just excellent physical fitness and the ability to stay awake for long hours that are required of a security guard in today's world. With workplace robberies and other violent events on the rise, you need to make sure you [...]

By | 2020-05-22T16:21:16+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: , |

8 Tips For Your Security Guards Adjusting to Night Shift

If your security shift employees are struggling with the transition from day shifts to nighttime ones, it can become stressful on them. They might feel as if they’re struggling to get their heads around adjusting to night shift patterns. This can even affect their job performance or their life outside of work due to fatigue. [...]

10 Important Tips for Safe and Successful Security Patrol

Millions of Americans have heeded the call to persevere the safety of others and have taken up careers as security guards. This comes as no surprise given all of the satisfaction a career dedicated to the protection of people can come with. Still, professions revolving around protection unfortunately come with the drawback of being dangerous. [...]

5 Necessary Security Guard Items Not on a Duty Belt

Whether armed or unarmed, a security guard has a strategically filled duty belt. Standard items might include a flashlight, handcuffs, pepper spray and a baton. But what about beyond the duty belt? There are a few items an on-duty security guard should have on hand that aren’t on the duty belt. […]

By | 2020-05-22T14:20:54+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: , |

Will Robots Really Be Able to Replace Human Security Guards?

Although robotics has taken center stage when it comes to security details, there are a few reasons why the human factor can never be completely replaced. There are consistent arguments that robots are cheaper than human capital because there are no significant overhead costs such as overtime, health insurance and other benefits, while being able [...]

By | 2020-05-22T17:17:29+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: , |