Security services are a sunk cost with very little return, or are they? Years ago, I owned a retail business, and I have first-hand knowledge of the importance of paring a budget down to only the most essential services.
Unfortunately, businesses must deal with the reality that thefts and other crimes happen. Criminals may target convenience stores, banks, retail stores, construction sites and any businesses that have valuable assets on site. Having qualified guard staff can prevent crime, maintain security, and assist customers and employees.
Guards create a significant deterrence to crime. Thieves are less likely to target a business that has uniformed protection. The visible nature of a uniformed guard sends a strong message to a would-be criminal that targeting your business is not worth it. Professional guards are trained to look for suspicious activity on the spot. They can assess a situation and react to security breaches. Guards also provide deterrence for violent crimes, enhancing the safety of your customers.
Help Your Customers
The right guard can offer great customer service. Guards can provide a sense of security and safety to customers, along with helping out your customers. An example is walking customers to their cars at
Guards are trained on how to deal with suspects within the law, which can protect your business from liability. Guards know the legal limits they must work within when dealing with a thief, which can avoid your business dealing with legal hassles.
Having on-site security provides monitoring of suspicious activity. Guards record activities, and the information can be used for making improvements to security and identifying items that may be most vulnerable to theft.
Security guards can provide access control. This is particularly important in office building settings where sensitive data is stored. Access control also improves the physical security of staff, as only authorized people will be allowed in. Guards can also assist visitors or staff who have lost access cards.
Regent’s guards regularly apprehend criminals at various businesses. They deal with the offender immediately and professionally, which helps deter crime and scare away repeat offenders. Plus, professional guards can prevent a conflict escalating. As a result, the criminals are deterred, incidents are handled safely and your customers have a safe, secure experience with your business.