Security Operatives Development Plan

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Planning for your future in 2018 I have long been a user and proponent of keeping a development plan. I strongly believe that it is something very much underused in the security industry and that’s a problem we need to address. Every person who is serious about working in the industry should keep a development plan. For a long time …

The Law and Arrest Part 2

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Security Operatives Power of Arrest Following on from the previous article on this subject I want to go a bit further into the topic of power of arrest. In the last article we covered some areas including the legality of arrest. The basis for arrest and some legislative areas. In this article I’m want to develop that a little. I …

Leadership in the security industry

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The lost skills of leadership and ownership Recently I was lucky enough to be asked to speak on the Tao of the Velvet Rope podcast from the United States. For those of you not familiar with the show it’s a podcast dedicated to the door security industry and is ran by a man called Miguel DeCoste. If you aren’t familiar …

Security Notebooks: A data goldmine

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Security Operatives notebook as a privacy risk This week is a bit of an eye opener for many people. For decades security operatives have carried and used notebooks as a staple part of their equipment. I myself still use one and strongly believe in them as an excellent tool. In fact I published a blog and short video on the …

Security as a Career

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As security professionals at  we have all made careers out of the security industry. Speaking from my own experience it has been hard work and difficult times but for the most part a very rewarding and enjoyable journey. When new entrants come into the industry they do it for a variety of reasons. Some just want to get any type …