Changing of the Guard: How Today’s Security Guards are Changing a Stereotype

When considering the private security industry, you may have several preconceived notions or beliefs regarding the productivity or utility of a security officer, however, security officers play a key role in a majority of today’s organizations. There are several key attributes that can make the difference between a quality security company and a stereotypical one. Read more

Contract Security Service: Quality vs. Price

Q: When it comes to contract security how do I balance quality vs. price?

The question I’m asked most often is, “How do I find a quality contract security service that will perform their duties responsibly for a reasonable price?”  To answer this question you must first accept certain facts as being true. Read more

Improving School Security in America

Violent crime is a serious problem for schools in the United States and improving security measures is always a hot topic among concerned administrators and teachers alike. According to preliminary data presented by the National Center for Education Statistics, there were 33 school-associated violent deaths from July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010. During that 2009-2010 school year, about 74 percent of schools reported one or more violent crimes. In 2010, about 470,000 people at schools were victims of theft and 359,000 victims of violent crimes, including simple assault and serious violence. Included below are a few resources and programs that can be put in place to help address these issues. Read more