Similar to armed security guards, unarmed security is also responsible for setting up checkpoints and blockades around the parameters of the business to ensure that the premises of the property are secured. We put special emphasis on the ability of officers to scout the parameter of the property and come up with the best locations for setting up checkpoints. Security officers also keep track of everyone that may enter and leave the premise along with performing complete security checks on them. Along with checkpoints, it is also their job to design careful patrol routes that would allow them to secure the properties completely.
One of the most basic responsibilities of a security guard is to monitor a situation and report it to the respective authorities. Unarmed security guards depend gravely upon their ability to communicate with the authorities and can report a problem most effectively and efficiently.
One thing that makes unarmed security guards more desirable in the retail business and hospitality business is the customer services they are able to provide. Unarmed guards appear to be a lot friendlier than guards equipped with weapons. According to a survey, the majority of consumers said that they feel more at ease and comfortable while conversing with an unarmed security guard.
Whenever they see a customer having a tough time navigating through the building or finding a customer sales representative, they always step up and offer assistance because at that time they are your employee at the business and it is their job to represent the business in a kind way. These small gestures of kindness can help convert a lot more prospective customers into actual customers.
Regardless of the size and nature of your company, the hiring of a security guard unit is something that should always be considered amongst the very first few things. As the safety and protection of your employees and assets are what decides your success or failure in the market.
The following are some of the elements you should consider before hiring a security detail,
Although this might sound very obvious, a lot of companies fail to execute this. Companies usually try to cut the security budget out for some other sector of the business and get some no-name service providers to take care of the security of their business which may end up with them incurring losses. We will help you in finding the most qualified and dependable security service providers so that you are able to ensure the safety of your business, employees, and assets.
One of the most important factors that you need to consider when hiring a security guard service is to check the credentials and qualifications of their officers. Especially for armed guards, most of the time the candidates applying for the positions are retired veterans or ex-military personnel looking for a job after the end of their military services. We make sure that the officers have all the required qualifications and all their credentials are clear. Hence, before employing armed security we request to receive information regarding everything you may want to know about your security detail which will help you in making sure that the officers you are employing are trustworthy and could prove to be an asset to your organization.
Security guard services require legal permissions and certifications to operate in the country and these rules and regulations differ for different states. Before hiring a security service provider you need to make sure that the company has all the required licenses and permissions that would let them perform these services in your state. This will allow you to avoid any future complications.
We also make sure that the officers working for the company have their licenses to carry firearms and that all the weapons are registered with the government.