California Loosen Gathering Restrictions Raising Need For Security Guards

The number of infected individuals is finally going down in California. With that, the state is loosening gathering restrictions for restaurants, places of worship, gyms, hair salons, museums, zoos and campgrounds. Strict rules still apply and security guards are being recruited to ensure healthy and safety rules are followed in high-population areas including Los Angeles […]

Demand For Pandemic-Related Security Guards To Continue In 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing, the increased demand for pandemic-related security guards services in California will continue in 2021. We saw a big increase in the requests for security guard services last year. Our guards have been stationed at hospitals, medical offices, in retail stores, manufacturing facilities, private communities and public […]

Demand For Security Guards and Guard Training Continues to Grow

Security guards are an in-demand occupation. Currently, California has over 160,000 guards according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than any other state in the country. The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim region employs over 70,000 guards while San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward has over 21,000 guards providing service. The bureau estimates by the end of the decade, […]

Demand Grows for Security Guards In 2020

Across California, the demand for security guards has grown tremendously—the direct result of the multitude of calamities that have taken place in 2020. The pandemic, civil unrest and wildfires have elevated the need for private security guards in both the public and private sectors. Business Protection. Whether it’s a hospital screening visitors, a retail store […]

Security Guard Training Covers Trespassing Laws

One of the common security needs of business owners is to keep unauthorized individuals off their property.  The property could be a manufacturer, warehouse, car dealer, shopping center, school, hotel, gated residential community or other properties where a trespasser could cause damage. Property owners often hire security guard companies to keep trespassers out. Trespassing laws […]

Public Relations Security Guard Skills Invaluable As Mask Wearing Requirements Increase

Mask wearing mandates and laws are the norm but a large number of residents in California still refuse to wear face covering. Now that some cities are fining those who choose to go mask-less, educating the public of mask-wearing requirements has become a daily function of security guards. Communicating effectively with the public is one […]

Security Guard Undergo Extensive Background Checks

Security guards are entrusted with protecting lives and property. Because of this critical responsibility, rigorous backgrounds checks are completed on all security guard applicants before they can receive their guard license. FBI guidelines require that security guard candidates complete a criminal history background check and provide a fingerprint submission. Both the FBI and California Department […]

With COVID-19 Cases Surging, Security Guard Demand Grows

Unsettling increases in coronavirus cases in California have resulted in a growing demand for security guards. To fill the demand, security guard companies are seeking motivated individuals to go through the initial training program and begin work as frontline workers in preventing the virus from spreading. Potential guards must successfully complete a vigorous online training […]

Security Guards Are Trained to De-Escalate Volatile Situations

Over the last month, all of us have seen why it is so important to know how to de-escalate volatile situations. With security guards on the front lines, they’ve been able to meet the challenge. A large portion of security guard training is devoted to de-escalation techniques. Security guards are trained to communicate effectively and […]

Security Guards Are Trained to De-Escalate Volatile Situations

Over the last month, all of us have seen why it is so important to know how to de-escalate volatile situations. With security guards on the front lines, they’ve been able to meet the challenge. A large portion of security guard training is devoted to de-escalation techniques. Security guards are trained to communicate effectively and […]

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