Security Operative Questions and Answers: 3

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This week is another session of questions and answers submitted to the website or the page over the past number of weeks. These aren’t half of the actual questions I get sent in but they are chosen from as ones that have either been sent in multiple times or that I think a wider audience would benefit from the answer. …

Making arrests in retail security – Part 3

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The post arrest procedure Finally, we get to the third and final part of this series on arrest procedure. The feedback on Part 1 and Part 2 has been great and there have been some great comments about new information people have gotten from them and some crazy practices being encouraged by employees and employers when it comes to making …

Making Arrests in Retail Security- Part 2

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Retail arrest procedures variables and decision making. It’s happened again with this article. What started off as a two-part series is going to turn into a 3 part. Welcome to part 2. Last week we looked at the basic principles of making an arrest. We discussed the risks and the safety measures. We also looked at the approach and the …

Making Arrests in Retail Security

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A practical guide to making arrests for retail security operatives   I have spoken at length in previous articles about arrest being a single option among many for retail security operatives. I have also written about associated risks of false arrest and about the legal aspects of making an arrest as a security operative. In this article I want to …

Duty of Care, Negligence and Liability in the Security industry

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Duty of care This week I’m going to go all legal and talk about duty of care. These 3 words on which a significant amount of business in the security industry are based. The words are used over and over in operations records, assignment instructions and legal issues around the security industry but how much does the average security operative …