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 …

The Nightclub Security Manual

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A guide to writing security procedures for the night time economy This week my very first book came out. It has so far got some great feedback from those who have read it and generated some much needed interest in the door security industry It has also generated a lot of questions about what the book contains so I said …

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 …

Changing jobs in security

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How to change jobs in security The security industry is finally returning to a stage where the demand for good security operatives is outstripping the supply. That’s not to say that there aren’t enough security staff out there but there certainly is a shortage of professional security staff out there who are becoming sought after. Those who have placed themselves …

Criminal Law in Ireland: An overview for security operatives

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Following on from last weeks article on civil law and liabilty I’m going to do a series of articles on areas of Irish law and how it affects the role of the security operative. In this industry knowledge is power and blindly following the instruction of a supervisor or SOP when it comes to matters of law is not good …