Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up
 Article Directory   Author   Paul Baker
 

Paul Baker  RSS Feed

Published Articles:22
Total Article Views:3,980 (unique visitors)
Total Article Rank:2.33 /5 (3 Ratings)
(USA)Author

Paul Baker's Articles

Articles by: Paul Baker

Recent Articles

Security Guard Attacked by Syringe Wielding Offender

As a security guard I have found working in retail security more dangerous than most nightclubs because you will encounter a wide range of criminal activities and the offenders are usually not drunk ..
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | News/Crime | Visitors: 168

Tips For Protecting Your Business

Retail stores often ask me how they can protect their stores from a range of risks without spending a large amount of money. These are usually owner operators with all their invested assets into ..
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 139

Car Thieves Have No Respect For Investigator

I was working with two other investigators on a surveillance operation to try and apprehend some property vandals that had been targeting our client. We had positioned our vehicles in locations ..
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 153

Security Guard Gets Pit Bulls Set on Him

Pup mauled in shopping centre and security guard attacked Some animal owners should not be allowed to have them but until something goes wrong no one can take the animals away from them. I was ..
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 172

Good Security Guards Are Like Lions

I pay attention to other security guards when I see them working at their client business and I can tell within minutes if they are a good security guard or a poor security guard by the way they move .
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 167

Investigator Vomited on Himself to Stop Getting Shot

I enjoyed working as a surveillance operative in the investigation of some serious criminal activities because it has the edge of adrenalin I missed after leaving the military but it was also a good ..
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 200

Good Investigators Can Find People in Under 5 Minutes

Locating people in under 5 minutes Investigators learn a range of skills during their operations but one thing is true. Not all Investigators are the same and each have special skills or knowledge in .
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 128

Cafe Fire Started by Electric Knife

An important role of security guards is to protect your business from fires. The most common damaging event to any business is a fire that destroys within minutes. I have seen a three bedroom house ..
(August 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 134

Security Patrol Vehicle Dangerous

Mobile patrol vehicle found to be dangerous There is an increase in security companies using sub-contracted security guards to perform mobile patrols because it is cheaper for the company and ..
(August 13, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 185

Bodyguard Thought He Was a Gunslinger

I have worked in executive protection for various clients and individuals and have met many so called bodyguards during my experience. It is important to point out that a bodyguard is not the same ..
(August 13, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently 1.00/5
 | Business | Visitors: 285

Observation Skills Lacking in Security Training

Security training lacks industry relevance In the current licencing and training requirements a person that wants to be a security guard and obtain a valid licence must complete a Certificate II ..
(August 13, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently 5.00/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 276

Suspect Briefcase Found During Vehicle Check

Security guards have a very interesting work environment because every day they don't know what they will encounter. Most people work in offices see the same people and things all the time. Let me ..
(August 07, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently 1.00/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 147

Covert Security Guards Arresting Shoplifters

Security guards loss prevention Problems with covert security guards A large part of being a security guard is deterrence and this is how security guards protect your store. When you make a decision ..
(July 20, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 204

Security Guards Trained to Spot the Different Types of ..

Security guards loss prevention Types of shoplifters Security guards all know that shoplifters come in different types and it requires effective security loss prevention training to detect the types ..
(July 20, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 225

Security Guards Catching Shoplifters

Security guards loss prevention Catching shoplifters is easy In three simple steps you can learn exactly how to detect and stop people stealing from your store. Now you can learn more than most ..
(July 20, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 240

Employing People is a Risky Process

Not enough time and effort is spent in learning more about the person you are considering employing in your company. Think about the amount of damage that could be done to your business by a person ..
(July 22, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 197

Security Guards Making Good Arrests

Arresting people is a risky process. Removing a persons freedom carries a lot of responsibility to make sure that the security guard has made the arrest lawfully and safely. In Melbourne it is a ..
(July 22, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 150

Power Blackout Causes Looting

Total power blackout and people starting looting Working as a security guard in a large super regional shopping centre I saw some amazing things. People don't realise that shopping centres are ..
(July 24, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 169

Who Are Your Security Guards?

Your hire a security guard to protect valuable buildings and assets as part of your risk management strategy. Most managers never pay much attention to anything other than how low the contracted ..
(July 24, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 149

Crime Scene is Childs Play

Follow the footprints While working as an armed response officer I attended emergency alarm responses and attended a strange crime during a late evening shift. On arrival to an alarm activation I ..
(July 24, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 179

Critical Threats to Your Information

People inside your business do more damage Businesses spend large amounts to protect their business from external threats like criminal actions, property damage, customer complaints, and other ..
(July 24, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 166

How Not to Disarm a Suspected Bomb

Security guards often are the first people to notice suspect bags and items left around their site so it is important that they are well trained in identifying potential explosive devices, but more ..
(July 27, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 147