Protective Operations & Guard Services

The Protective Operations & Guard Services category is a collection of news, product/service listings and other resources for those who manage in-house guard programs or contract with third-party providers. It covers a wide range of technology, equipment and other services provided for or by security officers.
Protective Operations & Guard Services

INTER&CO Stadium selects Allied Universal as preferred event services provider

Feb. 22, 2024
Allied Universal is actively recruiting to fill event services positions for the upcoming season.

RAD announces first municipal RADDOG adoption

The City of Taylor, Michigan, welcomes its first RADDOG 2LE to the police force in a historic move.
Protective Operations & Guard Services

Allied Universal to acquire J. E. Security Systems & Services Inc.

Jan. 22, 2024
This proposed acquisition is through Allied Universal’s subsidiary, G4S Secure Solutions (Barbados) Limited and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2024.
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Perimeter Security

Weapons detection system considerations for facilities

Many considerations should inform the purchase, testing, training, site selection, installation, staffing and maintenance of these valuable tools.
Guard Services Providers

Elite Interactive Solutions celebrates record year in preventing crime

By the time 2023 reached its conclusion, Elite’s 24/7/365 Security Operations Command Center (SOCC) directly had prevented nearly 73,000 incidents.
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School Security

DOJ releases scathing report detailing the Uvalde school shooting

Jan. 18, 2024
U.S. Department of Justice report details chaotic police response and unnecessary delays in Uvalde massacre.
Protective Operations & Guard Services

Why police are increasingly relying on remote guarding

Jan. 8, 2024
L.A.-based provider partners to help authorities make retail crime arrests.
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Cannabis Security

How to navigate the complexities of cannabis security guards

Nov. 15, 2023
The cannabis industry presents unique security challenges, and the role of security guards is a critical component in mitigating risks
Weapons & Weapons Training Equipment

Proventus receives Arkansas Institution of Instruction (IOI) License

Oct. 26, 2023
The IOI also authorizes Proventus to train and qualify these candidates in the classroom and on a live-fire range in Arkansas.
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Secured Cities

Watchmen Security, ZeroEyes announce partnership to increase community safety in Indiana

Oct. 10, 2023
Watchmen Security will integrate ZeroEyes' proactive AI-based gun detection and intelligent situational awareness solution into the services offered to customers through its One...
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Use of force training promotes professionalism and accountability among security personnel.
Protective Operations & Guard Services

What is the appropriate use of force for security officers?

Oct. 10, 2023
Use of Force is a tricky subject as any interaction can quickly escalate to a confrontation and can become physical