Security Team Preparations

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Prior preparation and planing prevents p*** poor performance It’s that time of year again. That minor lull before things get crazy again for the Christmas. Usually the time of year after everybody has gotten their summer holidays out of the way and are ramping up business plans for the coming months. Security is usually left out of this process unless …

Security Patrol Vehicles

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Security patrol vehicles: An overlooked risk and an underused asset I was prompted to write this article by two things. The first was the sight of a security response branded vehicle broken down on the side of a motorway over the weekend and the second was an e-mail I received from a patrol driver who was left high and dry …

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Security Operative basics: Setting the standard

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Short rant crossed with a basic message this week. Is it just me or have standards dropped in the security industry in the last few years. I’m not talking about the standard of person entering the industry or standards of work conditions. I’m talking about the standards of how we look, act and behave while on duty. Maybe its just …

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 …

Staff welfare in the security industry

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Two weeks ago I was contacted by an experienced security professional asking if I had any research available on staff welfare  in security and in particular around security staff using their own cars as a welfare area when protecting a site. I did a little research and asked some regulatory bodies about their opinion on the matter. The answers I …