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Alternative Solution for a Security Guard Service

Posted by Chris O' Rourke on Nov 12, 2018

Commercial and residential property managers have an
obligation to maintain a safe environment and keep tenants and visitors free
from injuries and dangerous conditions. Traditionally, many have sought out a
security guard service to help protect their properties, but there are risks
involved in relying on security guards as your sole solution including:

  • There are no federal training standards.
  • Some guards form relationships with the people
    they are hired to protect. That could hinder objectivity.
  • In some cases, a guard may act inappropriately
    or unnecessarily escalate a situation.
  • There is risk involved in being a guard because
    of dangerous situations.
  • The inability to be in multiple places at the
    same time.
  • Wages, insurance, training fees, uniforms and
    equipment can make security guards cost-prohibitive.

Learn more about these risks and why security guards are an
outdated, inefficient and a cost-prohibitive security solution in our white
paper, Changing of the Guard. You’ll also find out how today’s computer-vision
technology has disrupted the security guard industry with more efficient,
effective and less expensive solutions.

There is very little security guards can do that proactive
video monitoring cannot. Live video monitoring combines technology with human
intelligence to provide ongoing surveillance without the liability problems of
a traditional guard. Trained operators remotely watch multiple on-site security
cameras simultaneously. Traditional guards are limited in what they can see,
and larger properties may be challenging to cover. Remote video monitoring
allows our operators to watch areas that may be inaccessible to guards.

Proactive video monitoring provides extensive site coverage,
round-the-clock surveillance and cost savings for a more thorough and reliable
level of protection than traditional guards.

Want to learn more? Download our white paper, Changing of the Guard, to read more about the liability and financial
concerns of traditional security guards.