What Do Security Officers Do?

You probably see security officers (or security guards, as they're often called) in many different places, from patrolling shopping malls to managing access to office buildings to monitoring security scanners at the courthouse. But have you taken the time to think about what this important job entails?

Fall Security Checklist: Prepare Your Workplace for Shorter Days

Americans mark the end of daylight saving time by turning clocks back by an hour in early November. Though an extra hour of sleep and lighter mornings are welcome, the downside is darker evenings, meaning employees working the day shift will likely leave work after dark.

Security Officers Help Summer Events Run Smoothly

The first day of summer has passed, but in the Pacific Northwest, the Fourth of July feels like the official kickoff. And with warmer temperatures come some of our favorite events of the year – like music festivals, county fairs, parades, picnics, street fairs, and races – that bring large groups of people together in outdoor venues.

Four Essential Roles of Security Officers at Healthcare Facilities

You’ve likely noticed a security presence when visiting a hospital or other medical facility. With heavy foot traffic and an open-door policy for visitors, healthcare facilities can be a target for criminal activity, and a security presence plays a major role in deterring crime.

DePaul Security Asset Protection Program Helps Pacific Northwest Businesses In Tough Economic Times

In a depressed economy, asset protection is even more of a priority for public and private sector companies in all industries. As the downturn in employment continues and drug use and drug-related crimes are on the increase, the need for asset protection is more critical than ever—and yet corporations are continuing to trim costs. It’s a difficult balancing act for organizations to safeguard their assets.