When to Hire Temporary Security Guards

One of the best ways to control the cost of security without sacrificing quality is by using temporary security guards. It’s an effective way to ensure you have the security you require, whether that means a couple of guards to protect a vacant property or an extensive security force to manage crowds during a large event. Temporary security guards ensure you always have the… Read More »

Evaluating the Perceived Perception of Security Officers

What’s your first impression when you think of security officers? The stereotypical “night watchmen” who sleep on the job? The “mall cop” who likes to throw his weight around? The big muscle-bound dude who’s scary to be around?    Time to update your perception!  Today’s security officers are present to make the public feel safer, not to scare you. Knowing that a trained, experienced security professional… Read More »

What I Do Matters: Jocilyn Mims

What I Do Matters: Jocilyn Mims

Whether maintaining order for events at the University of Georgia Tate Student Center or providing security at a sorority house on campus, Jocilyn Mims is serious about her job. These days, although there isn’t much going on at the Tate Center, there are certain challenges to maintaining a sense of safety and security in a… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Construction Sites

Construction sites can be particularly difficult to guard through traditional means. The site is often unattended overnight, on weekends, and when the weather prevents outdoor work. Worksites can be spread out and sometimes located in remote areas. If located in a business district, the area could be vacant for extended periods for miles around.   What is Construction Theft?  Common types of construction theft can include:… Read More »

How Security Systems Ease Burden of Police Officers 

In many cities, law enforcement is stretched thin. They can have trouble keeping up with demand between high crime areas, crowd control, and natural disasters. The last thing they need is to waste time responding to false alarms or situations that could easily be handled without their intervention. Here are a few ways that security firms can assist.   Remote security monitoring With remote video… Read More »

Quick and Easy Tips to Protect Your Business from Theft

Security can be complex. Your personal and business success depends on keeping unauthorized people out and valuables secured. It can be tempting to go overboard on security, but no one wants to feel like they are working in a prison. While there is nothing wrong with investing in the latest technology with all the bells and whistles, there are… Read More »

What is Commercial Theft?

Commercial property includes everything that is not residential property or government owns. Stores, businesses, parking lots, or event spaces are all examples of properties that could potentially experience commercial theft. Different types of property can vary in the specific risk factors they face.  Retail Stores  It can be difficult to keep people with bad intent out of retail establishments while also welcoming customers. As popular as profiling has… Read More »

What I Do Matters: Sean Broussard

What I Do Matters: Sean Broussard

As a member of the military BOS Security Officer Sean Broussard understands the structure necessary to ensuring the safety of others lives and property. In fact, the dedication to protecting and serving the community, so crucial to the make-up of a good soldier, is what drew Sean Broussard to private-sector security. And what keeps him… Read More »

Emergency Preparedness: A Certified Feature of BOS Security

If you ask someone what a security guard does, their initial response may be that they check IDs at the front desk, monitor activity on security cameras, or patrol the grounds for intruders.  The reality is that security does all that plus much more. They are also on the front lines of emergency preparedness.   Security firms must be up to… Read More »

How Security Companies Complement the Efforts of Local Law Enforcement 

You may wonder where the responsibility of private security ends and law enforcement response takes over. In an ideal situation, it is a symbiotic relationship – one where each agency is able to share information and cooperate without stepping on each other’s toes. After all, security companies and local law enforcement’s ultimate shared goal is keeping the community… Read More »

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