Mildred Miles

Make Sure You Winterize Your Fire Suppression System

The risk of a fire does not decrease in the winter, which is why you need to make sure that you are just as prepared as ever for a fire. If you own a building with a fire suppression system, and you live somewhere where the temperatures drop below freezing frequently in the winter, you need to winterize your fire suppression system. The last thing you want is for the pipes in your fire suppression system to freeze. Read More 

Things That Can Suggest A Threat When You Arrive On A Scene As A Security Guard

Security officers often arrive at scenes that are highly chaotic and emotionally charged. For example, perhaps you work in a mall and someone has just stolen goods from one of the stores, pushed down a store employee, and then escaped. It's important for you to not only remain calm and take control of the scene, but also ensure that there's no threat to yourself or to others. In many cases, someone who poses a threat will have fled, but this isn't always what you'll encounter. Read More 

Increase Your Patrols In These College Campus Areas Where Muggings Could Occur

One of the most important duties that you face when you work as a college security officer is keeping the student body safe. You can do so in a number of ways, including working to lower the risk of muggings. Muggings can be an issue on some college campuses, as perpetrators know that many college students are affluent and may be carrying high-value items such as cellphones, laptops, tablets, and more in their backpacks. Read More 

Look For These Types Of Criminal Actions In Your College Library

A college library is a place for students to study and work on projects, but it can also be an area in which people gather for less-than-honorable reasons. On some campuses, the large size of the library means that it can have several quiet nooks in which improper activities can take place. If you're a new college security guard, you should plan to patrol every floor of the library regularly. Don't always use the same patrol pattern; sometimes, changing things up so that you visit at different times can help you catch perpetrators in the act. Read More 

Keep Your Executives Safe: 4 Tips To Improve Your Executive Security

When it comes to executive security, you can't afford to take anything to for granted. In the corporate world, you're only as strong as your executives. If you're executives aren't safe, neither is the company. You see, there are a variety of ways that a lack of corporate security can lead to espionage. In fact, a lack of proper executive security can also undermine the safety of your personnel. Here are four steps you need to take when setting up executive security in your corporate offices. Read More