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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]