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 [...]

Be On the Alert: Illegal Fireworks Trigger Fire Threat

By |2022-06-28T00:15:06+00:00June 27th, 2022|

The Fourth of July is almost here. With it comes illegal fireworks, expect them to light up the sky in cities throughout California and Arizona. Fire watch security guards can help protect businesses and residential areas from major damage in case an ember from one of these fireworks lands nearby. A Big Problem Gets Bigger. [...]

Banks Need Security Guard To Protect Against Robberies

By |2022-06-23T21:02:06+00:00June 23rd, 2022|

According to the latest FBI statistics, there were 183 bank robberies in California in 2020—the highest by far in the country. Arizona came in fourth highest at 86 bank robberies in 2020. Trained security guards can play a big role in preventing these robberies from occurring. Where Robberies Happen. Most robberies took place at the [...]

Once Again, Tragedy Strikes

By |2022-05-27T23:08:57+00:00May 27th, 2022|

We are heartbroken at the loss of precious children and their teachers in yet another senseless act of violence in our country. None of us can feel truly safe when violent acts can happen anywhere at any time. Our security guards are seeing an increase in criminal behavior as they parol public places. More guards [...]

Homeless Attacks on Workers Lead To Added Security In Los Angeles’ Union Station

By |2022-05-11T16:50:59+00:00May 11th, 2022|

Random acts of violence by homeless people against workers at public transportation sites have prompted Los Angeles County officials to hire security guards to keep employees and riders safe. Under pressure from worker unions, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency agreed to add more security to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Employees are [...]

Access Patrol Services Provides Spanish-Speaking Security Guards

By |2022-04-18T18:15:08+00:00April 18th, 2022|

Access Patrol Services (APS), a security guard company serving California and Arizona, provides bilingual Spanish-speaking security guards to businesses, events, shopping centers, medical facilities, schools and government entities. "Security guards need to be able to communicate effectively. In many cases, that means talking with individuals in English or Spanish," says Fahim Abid, APS security director. [...]

Film Crews Need Security Guard Protection As They Become A Robbery Target

By |2022-04-12T23:25:18+00:00April 12th, 2022|

Film crews on location are becoming the target of robbery gangs, prompting the need for security guard protection. A Canadian film crew was filming in San Francisco recently when a gang of robbers stole camera equipment at gunpoint. About $35,000 of equipment was lost including the cameras' contents. Film Crew Security. Security guards stand watch [...]

Security Guard Protection For Office Building Parking Garages

By |2022-03-17T17:51:41+00:00March 17th, 2022|

As the number of COVID cases continues to decline, businesses are asking their employees to return to physical workspaces. That means office building parking lots and garages will soon return to near pre-COVID vehicle levels. Unfortunately, criminals will return too, set on breaking into vehicles and robbing employees as they walk to and from their [...]

Make Security Plans Now For Large Summer Events

By |2022-02-25T16:03:12+00:00February 25th, 2022|

Summer is right around the corner. With outdoor events slowly starting to make a comeback, now is the time to start thinking about event security guards for your upcoming festival. New Event Security Duties. Depending on the city or county regulations where the event takes place, be prepared to have security guards stationed at entrances [...]