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 [...]

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 [...]

Synagogue Hostage Crisis Highlights Need For Strong Security Measures At Houses of Worship

By |2022-01-19T00:23:12+00:00January 19th, 2022|

It seems that about once a year, we hear of a terrorist incident at a house of worship. The latest at a Texas synagogue ended without the loss of life of worshippers. That's not always the case. Those who survived credit their active-shooter training to help stay calm and then escape when they saw the [...]

Home Invasion Robberies, Assaults, Retail Crime All Up; Private Security Guards Patrol Neighborhoods, Streets and Stores To Help Stem The Crime Surge

By |2021-12-27T16:29:05+00:00December 27th, 2021|

Home invasion robberies in affluent neighborhoods, assaults on pedestrians and store take-over robberies are a sign of a crime surge taking place in the Los Angeles area. Criminals are more bold and violent. Neighborhoods and retailers are hiring security guards to patrol their communities and properties to prevent these crimes from taking place, according to [...]

Crime Rings Steal $2,000 Worth Of Items In Just Two Minutes At CVS

By |2021-11-04T17:23:50+00:00November 4th, 2021|

Organized retail crime occurs every three minutes at CVS stores around the country according to CVS' security director. Once in the stores, criminals need just two minutes to steal an average of $2,000 of goods. Large box stores are experiencing huge increases in crime. Security guards, placed strategically throughout a store, can do much to [...]

San Francisco Vaccination Proof Requirements Put Restaurants In A Tough Position

By |2021-10-22T17:10:35+00:00October 22nd, 2021|

News reports of San Francisco area In-N-Out fast-food restaurants closing their indoor dining because management is unwilling to have employees ask customers for proof of vaccination shows the need for security guards to take on the responsibility. Security Duties. As more cities and counties require proof of vaccination before entering restaurants and other indoor public [...]

Los Angeles’ November 4 “Proof of Vaccine” Requirements Triggers Need For Security Guards

By |2021-10-15T18:27:50+00:00October 15th, 2021|

Beginning November 4, the City of Los Angeles will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result within 72 hours before being allowed to visit some indoor locations. Instead of asking staff to check everyone that comes through the door, business owners are turning to security guards for help. Businesses That Must Comply. [...]

Security Increases At Outdoor Restaurants

By |2021-09-29T14:22:48+00:00September 29th, 2021|

Crime along popular boulevards in Los Angeles is increasing, including criminals robbing diners at outdoor restaurants. Security guards are being posted at these restaurants to protect patrons. Pandemic Crime. The pandemic forced many restaurants to open seating outside, often on sidewalks and parking lots. Outdoor dining offers the safety measures needed to reduce the spread [...]

Mobile Security Patrols Cover Large Areas

By |2021-07-01T20:28:36+00:00June 25th, 2021|

Security guards are often tasked with patrolling large areas—parking lot/garages, outdoor events, business and medical campuses, manufacturing sites and schools.  Mobile security patrols, in marked vehicles or on bicycles, enable guards to respond quickly and efficiently if a security issue occurs. Guard companies in California and Arizona such as Access Patrol Services require guards in [...]