The role of the Store Detective

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I normally have these articles published by Wednesday each week but this week has been crazy. Almost 70 hours between all of my various work and training and I hadn’t gotten near an article. I have been asked a question recently about store detective jobs so I thought I’d put something together. I hadn’t got to it yet but I …

Buying Security Equipment

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“One of the most common questions I get asked on here is about kit and equipment I use. It’s usually asked by somebody starting off in the industry keen to get the best stuff. While I believe in getting the best equipment possible I don’t believe in telling new starters to do that. You rely on your equipment to do …

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 …

Searching Part 1

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Legal and safety aspects of searching I was prompted to write this article after the Questions and Answers article last week. There were a number of questions relating to searching and finding objects that I thought required a full article on the subject. As usual I went a bit overboard and its going to end up being at least a …