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What does a Security Officer Do and Why Do I Need One?

What does a Security Officer Do and Why Do I Need One?

Why on earth do I need a security officer? Do they really make a difference? Can they protect my property? Is having a security officer something I can afford? Is it worth the expense? These are all valid questions you may be asking yourself.  The mere presence of a...

Reducing Car Theft through Active Surveillance Monitoring

Reducing Car Theft through Active Surveillance Monitoring

Did you know that nearly 700,000 vehicles are stolen every year in the United States? Of these thefts 40% occur at auto dealerships. Car thieves have become more brazen and aggressive in their attempts to either steal whole cars or strip them of their valuable parts....

Are Surveillance Cameras a Deterrent to Crime?

Surveillance cameras are a deterrent to crime. In 2012, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte did a study involving burglars and what motivated them. 422 participants were involved, all of them incarcerated men and women who had burglarized homes.  Seeing a...

Securing Your Apartment Community Investment

Securing Your Apartment Community Investment

Apartment complexes are a fruitful investment that can reap long-term monetary gains for owners and investors.  As with any asset, good management is necessary to protect your property and maximize your return on investment.  This is especially true when it comes to...

The Benefits of Surveillance for the Small Business Owner

The Benefits of Surveillance for the Small Business Owner

Across America small businesses are utilizing electronic surveillance with growing frequency to deter criminals and solve crime.  A basic electronic security program is cost effective and can reduce your risk of crime victimization by as much as 53%, according to a...

SECURITY TIPS FOR EVERY SMALL BUSINESS OWNER

SECURITY TIPS FOR EVERY SMALL BUSINESS OWNER

As a small business owner, you have a thousand things to think about each day, a thousand hats to wear. You want your focus to be on your core business activities, but in these turbulent times, neglecting your security program can leave your business open to crime,...

Decoration Safety

Decoration Safety

  It is that time of year again. Time to put up those Christmas lights and decorate your home or business with all the beloved seasonal treasures, decorations, and wreaths you’ve collected over the years. These things will help your family and employees get in...

Tips for Staying Safe This Holiday Season

Tips for Staying Safe This Holiday Season

The holiday season is now upon us. It's the time of year to shop for friends and loved ones. Personal security may be the last thing on your mind, but it's never more important. The National Protective Services, Inc. team of security professionals wants you to have a...