Category Archives: Security Services

Private Security vs Public Security

Private security officers are typically unarmed. They are not authorized to make arrests or enforce laws, but they can detain or escort individuals until police arrive on the scene. Private security officers may be armed with non-lethal weapons such as pepper spray and tasers. The duties of public law enforcement are similar to those performed by private security, but they have a broader scope of authority due to the nature of their work. Public law enforcement agents are responsible for enforcing laws on large groups of people. They are expected to enforce laws fairly and without bias. They maintain order in situations where people may otherwise cause unrest. They protect... Read More »

Considering the Best Spots for Camera Placement

One highly recommended and effective security measure is the use of CCTV. If you are planning on putting up some cameras, it is important to consider the best positions for camera optimisation and safety of the system itself. Things to Consider for CCTV Placement Do Your Research Speak to previous owners or landlords, to ascertain which areas of the property have proven most vulnerable to break-ins in the past, if applicable. Consider vulnerabilities Think about out which areas are the least secured or most hidden from public view which potential thieves might consider an easier target. Protection from weather Be sure that your security cameras will be sheltered from the... Read More »

What are the top security systems for offices?

Every employer should ensure the safety of his employees and his firm’s assets. That is easy to achieve through installation of an effective security system. In most cases, employers need to install several systems for excellent results. A reliable system should work effectively and efficiently. It should also be economical to purchase and install. This is the same for all kinds of businesses in the UK, so whether you need London security services or feel as though you need to upgrade your systems for your small business, the options below will be of use to you. Your choice of office security system depends on the size and nature of your... Read More »

Are guard dogs really necessary in today’s world?

Guard dogs have long been the answer for many homeowners or business owners who want protect their properties and valuables, but are they really necessary now that we have made so much progress with secure doors, windows, alarms and security cameras? It’s understandable why many people keep guard dogs to protect private property and warn off intruders, and a barking dog is certainly more intimidating than a camera, but there have been too many cases where burglars have come out winning in court because they were injured by guard dogs, meaning it doesn’t matter whether they’re on your land, if your dog bites them, you’re at risk of being prosecuted.... Read More »

Financing Business Security Systems

Many businesses demand a high quality security system as a standard for regular business operation. Because of its necessity, there are many ways in which a security system can be financed, through traditional finance lease agreement, or a hire purchase or an off balance sheet operating lease if required. A tailored finance solution for all security systems allows for them to be installed straight away with no capital outlay and spread the cost over a pre-determined period. This allows for security systems to be custom made for a specific purpose. The supplier or brand can be chosen ahead of time and the best deal for the equipment can be negotiated before it is put onto on a... Read More »