Security Guards & Savings

Crime Data Analysis

Posted by Blake Mitchell on January 20, 2020

Crimes against businesses can rob them of their reputation, profits, and safety. That's why it's critical for to stay on top of crime trends. The best way to do that is through the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System. NIBRS falls under the Uniform Crime Report (UCR)…

How to Help Avoid Liability Claims on Your Construction Site

Posted by Kirk Biddle on January 18, 2020

You can do everything right to secure your construction site and still fall victim to general liability claims. Even if you carry general liability coverage, a lawsuit can cost you more than the insurance payout. A liability claim can increase your insurance premiums. It can…

Why You Need Video Surveillance to Help Fight Organized Retail Crime

Posted by Rick Charney on January 13, 2020

A retail theft ring operated for almost a year before the Wilmette, Illinois police department finally captured the thieves per an ABC7 Chicago report. The police recovered an estimated $2 million worth of stolen products. It turns out the thieves would remove retailer…

What You Need in a Construction Site Security Strategy

Posted by Kirk Biddle on December 13, 2019

What's your construction site security strategy? Construction sites are vulnerable to equipment theft, trespassing, crane climbers, and vandalism because of their being out in the open. Construction has one of the highest rates of injuries and fatalities. That's why it's…

How to Maintain Business Security During the Holidays

Posted by Blake Mitchell on December 13, 2019

Pumpkin spice and everything nice, mint-flavored cookies and drinks, and bright-colored lights all over town. These are just some of everyone's favorite things this time of the year. In the midst of good cheer, every company needs to think about business security as it's also…

These May Make You Boost Construction Site Security

Posted by Kirk Biddle on December 5, 2019

You may think theft will never happen to you. However, based on the construction site theft statistics, it happens more often than you can imagine. This may be a good time to review your construction site security. Think about the implications if theft happens at your site. It…

What You Need to Know About Cargo Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on November 26, 2019

Companies pay a high price when they don't take steps to prevent cargo theft. The average cargo value per cargo theft was more than $150,000 according to CargoNet. That brings the estimated total of cargo stolen in the U.S. and Canada in the second quarter of 2019 to almost $23…

How to Beat the High Cost of Crime in San Francisco

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on November 15, 2019

San Francisco rates a two on the Neighborhood Scout Crime Analytics Crime Index. That's on a scale of 100 where 100 is safest. This means San Francisco, California, is safer than 2 percent of U.S. cities. The California city takes the No. 1 spot in U.S. property crime according…