They’re trying to steal our jobs

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This week I have seen 3 job advertisements and one request for tender related to the security industry which made my blood boil. My problem wasn’t the fact that the jobs were advertised or even the places where they were. My problem was the job description. They want a security/ some other random position for next to no money this …

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 …

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 …

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 …