Searching Part 2

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Effective search procedures This week follows on from last weeks article on the safety and legal aspects of searching. In  this second part we are going to talk about the more practical aspects of searching. Last week was really well received and the accompanying documents that I offered to people have been requested in 4 countries so far. Its great …

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 …

WHAT IS SECURITY?

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A short note as we head into the weekend on a topic that I spend a lot of time trying to explain in a simple way. What is security? To define what security is firstly, it’s important to explain what it isn’t.   Security is not a system, procedure, person, place or piece of equipment. All of these are important …

Security as a way of life

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Developing a security mindset Please don’t think that the title of this article is me thinking that security is some form of noble crusade. I know that for many it’s just a job. For some though we find that over time it becomes a way of life. What I mean by that is over time we begin to ingrain habits …

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 …