The city of Indianapolis is no stranger to hosting large crowds of sports fans, boasting six NCAA Final Four tournaments since 1980 as well as the annual Indianapolis 500. This year, for the first time, they are welcoming the NFL Super Bowl and a myriad of football superfans to the Lucas Oil Stadium, a multi-purpose sports stadium that opened in 2008. […]
Many businesses today rely heavily on automated security systems – video cameras, sensors, and coded entry systems – but technology only goes so far. For more complete, flexible security coverage, it’s important to include patrols by trained security officers. On-site, trained security professionals can respond quickly, efficiently, and flexibly to just about any potentially threatening situation, including theft, vandalism, burglary, arson, and assault, to name a few. […]
An event takes a great deal of time and planning. From birthday parties, to weddings, to corporate functions there are so many details to manage. Things like guest lists, food, décor, and location are just a handful of what goes into preparing an event. What every event coordinator wants whether professional or novice is for the occasion to go smoothly and safely. A hiccup or two is bound to happen, but when it comes to the security if the event, the coordinator cannot be too careful.
Hotels, convention centers and restaurants are the focus when picking a venue and the always offer their own onsite security. Though this security may be sufficient for their daily working and functioning it can prove to be lacking when it comes to an event. Luckily, there are options when it comes to hiring out for security. Although as a consumer and planner, it is best to take into consideration that not all security companies are trained for event security. Employing the wrong security for a celebratory event can completely ruin the gala. […]
Massachusetts has decided to jump on the bandwagon of erecting casinos in order to try to gain revenue for the state. In addition, the pretense of creating jobs seems to be what aids in gaining popular opinion for the construction of these houses of fun. With the current state economy, the way it is and the refusal of the federal and state governments to curb their unnecessary spending it seems like allowing these types of establishments could be the only recourse when trying to employ a large amount of people.
Casinos being privately owned businesses; have to provide their own security for the property on which it stands. Local and state police have little to no jurisdiction to deal with security issues that do not fall under categories that allow them to investigate. When taking into consideration the service in which a gaming organization provides there is nothing more important than professional and competent security. When an organization doesn’t do the proper research to find themselves reputable and knowledgably-trained security the results can be disastrous. […]
Private security guards and patrols are often the first line of defense for retail, commercial, and industrial companies against theft, vandalism, fire, and other potentially dangerous and damaging incidents.
Selecting a private security company to perform patrols requires some knowledge, preparation, and research. Without an effective and thorough process in place for evaluating security companies, chances for successfully selecting a security company to meet your needs is low. This article will help you understand what you should look for in a security guard and patrol company, what they should provide, and how to go about assessing them. […]