Any business no matter what its size could potentially face crime or theft occurring on their premises. It could be a member of staff stealing from you or an opportunist who just happens to be passing by. By using a security guard service you can protect your business from this risk. In addition, the presence of a security guard can provide benefits for the community as a whole. Let’s take a look:
Overseeing a business/community
Having a security guard on board means that they can actively monitor and oversee your business leaving you to get on with the important task of growing your business. A guard can monitor all activity on video or take a more active walkabout role to be on the lookout for any internal theft by employees or theft from customers.
As well as overseeing a business, a security guard service can also oversee the comings and goings of a residential community or apartment complex. This may include signing in visitors to the building or residential community as well as providing security guards to monitor the gardens.
Prevention of theft and crime
In most cases the very presence of a security guard will act as a deterrent to any thief. Having someone watching the business, shoppers, and employees will keep theft at bay. A security guard service will also lower crime levels in a residential community since any would-be thief on finding out that various areas are under surveillance is more likely to try his luck elsewhere.
Although the presence of security guards may lessen the risk of crime, it’s unlikely to eliminate it totally but a security guard may be able to help the authorities to solve any case of theft which has occurred at a business.
Security guards can also catch anyone spraying graffiti on walls and generally spot any person in the neighbourhood who seems to be up to no good. Having security guards in the community means they’re more likely to catch vandals in the act or someone carrying out a more serious crime, during their surveillance. There’s also the chance that the guard will be able to identify the vandal on video and help police catch trouble makers.
Peace of mind
When you know that you’ve done all you can possibly do to protect your business and community you’ll have peace of mind. In addition the presence of a security guard will make employees, clients, and residents feel more relaxed and secure.
If you’d like to know more about our security services and what we can do for you, then why not give us a call on 03 9994 4107. We look forward to hearing from you.