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Loss Prevention Officers; What They Can and Cannot Do

Though State Law regulates the conduct of loss prevention officers, there are a few things that are universal.     Firstly, loss prevention officers are not the police, and are limited by which weapons they are allowed to carry and how much force they are allowed to use. However, this doesn’t mean that they are powerless. …

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Apartment Security matters now more than ever. Don’t get caught unprotected.

If you haven’t experienced it yourself, you certainly know someone who has. Crime is on the rise. With possible danger lurking around every corner, the situation in many cities can feel hopeless. The same financial instability that has contributed to the rise in crime, has most of us more conscious about keeping what we have. …

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How Many Weapons are TOO Many? Security Guards Should not look like Blade Runner

At BPS Security, we believe a good security guard can make all the difference. With proper training and execution, security guards protect people at work and home while providing a sense of peace to the community. Security guard responsibilities can range from being present to maintaining order while reacting to assaults and robberies. The guard …

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How do Security Companies take Advantage of Security Guards

When we say, “The security industry is corrupt!” we are not kidding. Recently, one of our former employees reached out to us in efforts to receive some advice on how to handle an awful situation dealing with his current (well, no longer current) employer. Below, we are diving in to how security companies take advantage …

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Are you aware of the stupidity running rampant throughout the security industry?

  Like most industries, the security industry has online social groups and forums used to discuss problems and ask questions. Recently, one of our managers was scrolling through the “Houston Security Officers Updates” group on Facebook and came across a conversation that exemplifies the stupidity running rampant throughout the security industry! (Screenshots are posted in …

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Top 5 Things Every Security Guard Should Be Doing

At BPS Security, we believe a good security guard can make all the difference. With proper training and execution, security guards protect people at work and home while providing a sense of peace to the community. Security guard responsibilities can range from being present to maintaining order while reacting to assaults and robberies. The guard …

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Top 5 Tips to Secure Your Home While On Summer Vacation

Summer is officially here, which means it’s a better time than ever to learn the top five tips to secure your home while on summer vacation. Whether you are jet-setting across the ocean and visiting international destinations or staying local and visiting the coast for the weekend, worrying about your home’s security while you’re away …

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5 Items Security Guards Carry to Keep You Safe

Security guards play a noble and vital role in keeping you safe. Whether it is a private security guard or someone to watch over assets and property, businesses want to ensure that they work with properly equipped and trained security personnel. Certain precautions can be very effective in keeping the crime and danger far away, …

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Companies Do NOT Want to Hire Hot-Headed Security Guards

On March 29, 2022, The Sun Daily, a media outlet in Malaysia, published an article that caught our attention. The article titled, “Security guard takes on 15 robbers”, recounts an event where a security guard tried to fight back during a robbery. Though stakes are different in Malaysia (we will discuss that below), this is …

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