Strong Workplace Security Measures Include A Security Guard Presence

By |2022-11-29T20:05:53+00:00November 29th, 2022|

The tragedy at the Virginia Walmart is a reminder that workplace security should be a high priority for all businesses. Strong security measures at work, including a security guard presence, are critical. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 392 workplace homicides took place in 2020 and 37,060 nonfatal intentional injuries by another person. The [...]

Security Guards Needed: Holidays Bring More Shoplifting and Crime Ring Theft

By |2022-11-10T17:33:53+00:00November 10th, 2022|

Shoplifting and organized crime ring (OCR) theft increase dramatically during the holidays. This increase in retail crime during the holiday season signals a need for an increase in retail security guards. According to the National Retail Federation, retailers lost $94.5 billion due to crime in 2021 including losses. OCRs are becoming more aggressive and violent [...]

Security Guards and Crowd Control

By |2022-11-01T14:43:45+00:00October 31st, 2022|

Over the past several months we’ve seen disasters where people have died or been injured when crowds have gotten out of control. Security guards are key players when it comes to crowd control. Crowd Control Security Guards. After two years of canceled concerts and holiday events, people are attending in record numbers. In many cases, [...]

Commercial Construction On The Rise; Security Guards Protect Materials and Property

By |2022-10-20T19:24:18+00:00October 20th, 2022|

Construction is booming.  Manufacturing, commercial, communication and healthcare construction are leading the way throughout California and Arizona. These construction sites attract thieves looking for equipment and materials that can be sold quickly. Site managers are adding security guards to keep thieves and vandals away. A Security Plan. Each site, whether large or small, needs a [...]

Cannabis Dispensaries Facing Increase in Robberies

By |2022-10-20T19:24:46+00:00September 28th, 2022|

Cannabis dispensaries have seen crime—from robberies to assaults—jump to their highest levels since cannabis was legalized. Security guards at cannabis dispensaries are always on high alert for criminal behavior. Easy Target. Why are cannabis dispensaries so attractive to criminals? There are several reasons. First, cannabis products can be easily sold on the black market. The [...]

Have A Security Plan For Your Small Business

By |2022-09-21T20:19:21+00:00September 21st, 2022|

For most small business owners, securing their retail or office space is not a top priority—until a break-in occurs. By then, it’s too late. Small business owners need a security plan for their space to prevent criminal activity. Create A Security Plan. Small business owners aren’t security experts. A security company, with experience in retail [...]

Commercial Building Sites Need Strong Security

By |2022-08-25T22:58:54+00:00August 25th, 2022|

U.S. commercial construction is a $230 billion-a-year industry. Unfortunately, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), losses from construction and farm equipment theft are estimated to be between $300 million and $1 billion annually. Besides equipment, thieves steal such items as copper wire, tools, generators and batteries. A strong security guard presence can stop [...]

Retail Workers Need Security Protection As Store Violence Increases

By |2022-08-25T23:17:28+00:00August 12th, 2022|

COVID restrictions at retail stores triggered widespread violence against store employees. Yet, even after restrictions eased, the violence continues and has even increased. It’s up to store management to protect their workers and customers. One way is to retain retail store security guards to maintain order. Experienced Guards Make The Difference. Retailers tell their employees [...]

Another Jewelry Store Smash And Grab Robbery Highlights Needs For Store Security Guards

By |2022-07-29T22:04:03+00:00July 29th, 2022|

  It’s happened again. A robber smashed glass displays in a Glendale jewelry store with a hammer and grabbed trays of jewelry before he and an accomplice ran from the store and drove off. This latest robbery highlights the need for security guards at high-end stores. Insurance Often Doesn’t Cover Everything. Most small businesses are [...]

7-Eleven Shootings Show Need For Overnight Security

By |2022-07-29T21:14:26+00:00July 19th, 2022|

Gunmen were responsible for robbing as many as six 7-Eleven stores, killing two and wounding three people in the overnight hours in Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange counties. These tragic actions show an urgent need for security guards at convenience stores, especially at night. Most convenience stores that are open 24 hours a day have [...]