Vigilance Fatique Diminishes Security Guards Effectiveness

Atlanta, GA – Security guards have always had a concern for long term vigilance fatigue while dealing with the potential for serious threats over time. The vigilance fatigue occurs from a constantly heightened sense of threat while performing security duties. Humans are not designed to work at night and yet there are many jobs, including… Read More »

Kudos to our Eustis TRADOC Team

Lt. General David Halverson recently recognized the BOS Security team at Ft. Eustis for their hard work, professionalism and commitment to the Soldiers, Families, Civilians, and Senior Leadership  of the US Army TRADOC Command.  Site Manager Hodnett was singled out for special recognition of her leadership of the entire guard force. A Job Well Done!… Read More »

Atlanta Security Guard Company Represented at International Meeting

The annual meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police ( IACP) was held in Philadelphia this year with over 750 exhibitors and 17,000 attendees from all over the world.  Atlanta based BOS Security President Nathan Carmack attended and participated in educational sessions for administrators. The Newtown school shooting was covered in a confidential… Read More »

Crime Prevention for Churches

Atlanta Churches are more at risk than ever. Houses of Worship are a perfect target for criminals as they are full of unsuspecting and unarmed worshipers who welcome everyone without question. They are often dressed in their best clothes with their best jewelry and furs. Worshipers also often drive their best vehicles filled with electronics… Read More »

10 Steps to Better Preparedness for Atlanta Businesses

While we don’t face devastating hurricanes like some areas of the country, Atlanta still faces its share of hazards that can impact business operations.  With thanks to the American Red Cross, here are ten steps you can take to mitigate hazards and reduce the damage to your business caused by severe weather. Be Active in… Read More »

Access/Egress Control (Part 4): Lock and Key Control

The Security Department is normally responsibility for control of locks, keys and access cards.  As such, this is an important duty of the security guard and there should be an effective program for the control and accountability of these items, such as: • A cabinet/container to hold all keys, or access cards tagged to identify… Read More »

Controlling Access/Egress (Part 3): Vehicle Control

Controlling traffic in and around your facility may be of importance. If so, there are usually two priorities – prevent traffic congestion and deter criminal activity in parking areas. This involves directing traffic into authorized parking areas and/or locating and reporting illegally parked vehicles. You may be required to wear and use specific equipment such… Read More »

Controlling Access/Egress (Part 2): Property Control

Atlanta, GA – Just as personnel are required to meet security requirements for access/egress of a client facility, the same applies to property being brought in or taken out. An effective property control program will prevent theft, sabotage, and other possible criminal activity. All facilities should have signage posted at entrances making personnel aware that… Read More »

Security Guard Duties – Controlling Access and Egress (Part 1)

Atlanta, GA – This is the first of a four part series on Physical Security Measures for Atlanta companies. Week 1 – Why Control Access & Egress and Personnel Control Week 2 – Property Control Week 3 – Vehicle Control Week 4 – Lock & Key Control A key duty of a security guard is… Read More »

Carmack Attends ASIS International Conference

Atlanta, GA – BOS Security President Nathan Carmack recently attended the 59th Annual  seminar and exhibits of the American Association of Industrial Security in Chicago in September. The ASIS organization is the world’s largest professional association of security professionals. Over 20,000 attended the event at the McCormick Center in Chicago.  Professional seminars covered over 220… Read More »

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