Security Guards & Savings

Are Security Guards or Live Video Monitoring Better?

Posted by Chris O' Rourke on August 7, 2019

Would it surprise you that security guards outnumber sworn, trained law enforcement officers? National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund says more than 900,000 people work as a law enforcement officer in the U.S. There are more than one million security guards employed in the U.S.…

Infographic: Security Guards May Not Be Your Most Effective Security Solution.

Posted by Blake Mitchell on August 7, 2019

The statistics are staggering. There are more than one million security guards in the U.S. Many have criminal records, and most receive inadequate training. Yet multifamily residential communities, office buildings, shopping centers and other commercial properties continue to…

What Can We Do About Parking Lot Security?

Posted by Chris O' Rourke on August 5, 2019

Many businesses and properties with parking lots have a real problem. More than 1 in 10 property crimes occur in parking lots or garages per the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Moreover, they were the No. 3 location for violent crime in 2017 as reported by the FBI Crime Data…

Top 3 Things You Need for the Best Construction Site Safety

Posted by Kirk Biddle on July 17, 2019

Construction accidents are more expensive than you think. That's because of hidden costs such as training a replacement worker, investigating the incident, repairing damages, and continuing insurance coverage. This article looks at the cost of injuries and three things you can…

New Cannabis Regulations for Physical Security in Canada

Posted by Scott Cook on June 21, 2019

The Cannabis Act and its regulations stipulate the rules for legally controlling, regulating, producing, distributing, and selling cannabis in Canada. It outlines product safety and quality requirements. It highlights criminal penalties for individuals who break the law and it…

How Car Dealerships Can Help Prevent This Expensive Problem

Posted by Norm Charney on June 5, 2019

The numbers aren't pretty…and these barely scratch the surface. Slidell, Louisiana: $120,000Grapeland, Texas: $50,000Clifton Park, New York: $10,000+Detroit, Michigan: $70,000Weymouth, Massachusetts: $50,000+What do all these cities have in common? In each one, a car dealership…

Here's a Better Option for Companies with Security Guards

Posted by Pearson Brock on June 3, 2019

A suspect shot two police officers in a retail store. In response, the officers' families are suing the retailer, the security company providing the guards, and the two security guards on duty at the time of the shooting. Why? Because the officers thought the guards had detained…

Meet Stealth at APPA in Austin

Posted by Mark Mariotti on May 14, 2019

Energy companies face many challenges. Among them are safeguarding employees, protecting assets, maintaining compliance and overall business management. It takes an efficient and effective security solution to help keep such an important industry safe. Join Stealth at AAPA…