As The Number of Police Falls, Need For Security Guards Grows

By |2024-05-08T21:13:24+00:00May 8th, 2024|

There are over 1.2 million security guards in the U.S. according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That number is expected to increase as police force numbers fall because of recruiting issues. Businesses are turning to security guards to provide security for everything from construction sites to live events to hospitals. Response Time. With [...]

Security Guard Services: Find The Right Plan To Fit Your Needs

By |2023-10-13T23:25:22+00:00October 13th, 2023|

Whether you need security guard services for an event, retail store, school, office building, construction site or other type of location, developing a security plan to meet your unique security needs is critical. One Size Doesn’t Fit All. Every site is different—the physical layout, the level of security needed, screening processes, and unique security concerns—all [...]

Security Guards Patrol Parking Areas, Help Stop Catalytic Converter Thefts

By |2023-07-29T16:24:50+00:00July 29th, 2023|

  More than 155,000 catalytic converters were stolen in 2022 according to Carfax. Catalytic converters contain precious metals that help filter out harmful elements from your engine’s exhaust. Thieves steal the converters to either sell them on the black market or melt down the precious metal contained in the converters and sell the metals. Parking [...]

Security Guards Protect Public Property

By |2023-03-09T21:59:27+00:00March 9th, 2023|

Security guards protect public property to prevent crime and to keep everyone safe. Locations include public parks, beaches and lakes. Park, Beach and Lake Security Protection. Public parks and water locations sometimes attract unsavory individuals looking to cause trouble. A recent incident at a San Pedro beach where five people were shot is the latest [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Security Needs Increase At School Board Meetings

By |2021-09-10T15:45:13+00:00September 10th, 2021|

With California requiring most students and faculty to wear masks indoors at school, those who don't agree with the mandate are showing up at school board meetings. The result is often heated arguments and sometimes physical altercations. Security guards at school board meetings are becoming the norm. Keeping The Peace. School board meetings used to [...]