Should Your Front Desk Attendant Have a Security Clearance?

Posted on Posted in Access Control, Asset Protection, Commercial Properties, Desk Attendants, Emergency Preparedness, Facility Protection, Security Strategies, Unarmed Security Guards, Workplace Violence Prevention Programs

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 […]

Preparing for Civil Unrest With Security Guards in Washington, D.C.

Preparing for Civil Unrest With Security Guards in Washington, D.C.

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With protests ramping up throughout the country, businesses in the nation’s capital should consider boosting their existing security measures as we head into autumn. The tension surrounding police uses of force, the COVID-19 pandemic, our nation’s Supreme Court, and the upcoming election are bound to escalate over the coming months. Frustrated citizens on all sides […]

Security Guards as a Tool for Crisis Management

Security Guards as a Tool for Crisis Management

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has been dominating news and media outlets for the last few months, business owners and facility managers know that effective emergency preparedness requires planning for a wide range of contingencies. Crisis management can be incredibly difficult for properties that are unprepared, but planning ahead and enlisting the help of experienced security […]