Should Your Front Desk Attendant Have a Security Clearance?

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A front desk attendant with security training will be able to handle any situation that arises.

The front desk of a facility is a critical point in its security. All visitors enter and exit through this area, so a front desk attendant needs to be observant and capable of handling any situation that comes through the door. An attendant with security training will be capable of professionally handling guests, responding to emergencies, and deterring problematic behavior such as theft and workplace violence.

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The Benefits of Vehicle Security Patrol

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Vehicle security patrols can monitor blind spots and respond to events happening outside your facility.

Vehicle security patrol might seem redundant if you already have security guards stationed around the premises and at a CCTV station. However, a large facility and parking lot offer an excess of unattended space for a potential criminal to operate within. In addition, any number of problems or emergencies could happen at any time which can be a liability for you, so it’s worth it to consider the benefits of vehicle security patrol.

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Security Guard Activity Logs

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Activity logs keep your security team accountable and they keep you informed of activity around your business.

A security team puts a lot of time and effort into patrolling grounds, but they can’t operate alone. They need to be able to communicate with management to alert them to security issues and seek lasting solutions to these problems. Activity logs are a great method for communicating with a security team without having to hold in-person meetings. With activity logs, management can review security notices from the guards, even when they are not on duty.

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Why Security Guards are Important for Loss Prevention

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A trained security guard can protect your bottom line through loss prevention.

Inventory and monetary loss is a nightmare that keeps business owners up at night. The more loss and theft your business suffers, the harder it is to manage your company’s bottom line. Utilizing security guards will help with loss prevention and protect your business from the sticky fingers of both patrons and employees.

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Is it Better to Have Security Guards or CCTV?

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Security guards and CCTV are best when they’re together.

Security is a serious issue, and it involves a lot of important considerations about what is best for your business, its assets, and its people. The two biggest players in security surveillance, CCTVs and security guards, both have their own strengths and weaknesses that need to be weighed. If you’re unsure which is best for your business, whether it’s CCTV or security guards, the answer is both.

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