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  • The Top 5 Most Dangerous Cities to Work in the United States - Almost 1.2 million violent crimes were committed in 2015. This is a 3.9% increase in crimes since 2014, USA Today reports. This means that on any given day over 3,000 crimes are being committed. After reviewing the 2015 FBI Crime Report, the violent crimes being documents consist of murder, nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated... Read more »
  • 3 Reasons Why Companies Should Invest in a Security Guard Team - In 2017, more than ever, businesses need to invest in their security guard team. Security guards are beneficial to big corporations and social institutions alike. At PatrolScan, we are aware of how important it is to protect your home or business, which is why our guard tour patrol system is essential for any manager who... Read more »
  • How to Combat Boredom on the Job as a Security Officer - While security officers perform a very important role in the facility in which they work, most of the time between making guard tours around the building may be spent in inactivity. This might sound like a negative, but it means that nothing out of the ordinary is happening in the facility, and that’s a good... Read more »
  • Advantages of the PatrolScan Complete Security System - Whether you’re looking to replace an old guard tour system or install a new one, you want a reliable system to keep track of the work that your security personnel do. PatrolScan’s complete system include both hardware and software that will track the date and time that officers reach each checkpoint on their tour. Here,... Read more »
  • Guard Tour System: Maximizing the Safety & Security of Your Buildings - As a security administrator, it’s your responsibility to ensure your facilities are safe and secure at all times. Informing the members of your team about their specific duties, as well as implementing the best processes and procedures will, in turn, reduce the likelihood of suspicious or criminal activity ever manifesting into anything worse. The protection... Read more »
  • 3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Business’ Security Measures with the Guard Tour System - You rely on your security team to monitor and protect your business from potential threats. They’re responsible for identifying suspicious or criminal activity and taking the right steps to resolve any issues as quickly as possible. That said, what action is your business taking to monitor the whereabouts of your security guards and improve the... Read more »
  • Guard Tour Systems Can Increase Your Security Measures and Decrease Incidents - Just recently, a guard at the Palmerston Shopping Centre was involved in an incident during which a group of teenagers would often taunt him and provoke him into a fight. The teenagers would tape their attacks of the security guards and put them on social media. The security guard stated that these disturbances happened repeatedly... Read more »
  • Guard Tour Systems Are Improving Security in Health Care Organizations - Companies are beginning to shift from manpower to technology in an effort to secure their assets and improve an organization’s physical security strategy. This technology is particularly prevalent in the medical/healthcare industry. Many hospitals are using a wide range of technology solutions, including video management systems and guard tour systems. Technology solutions allow companies to... Read more »
  • What Does It Truly Mean To Be Secure In Life And In Business? Longtime Business Pioneer, Henry Ford, and Patrolscan Have The Answers - “The only real security that a person can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability. Without these qualities, money is practically useless.” Henry Ford, the pioneer of automobiles, knew a thing or two about what a person should value in life and in business. The qualities he emphasizes are the... Read more »
  • 6 Tips to Help Improve Your Business’ Security Guard Service - You worry about thieves, hackers, burglaries, destruction of property and disgruntled, recently-fired employees – you should not have to worry about the people you hired to deal with all these potential threats. That is why you want to hire the best security guard service for the job. They are protecting your interests and livelihood, so... Read more »