Professional Security Guards – Why They Stand Out

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All types of security are hugely beneficial and a wise investment. However, there is a notable difference between technology and a physical, professional security guard. A security guard is a trained professional who will react to potential problems and prevent them.
Here we look at the benefits of investing in security guards.

Spotting the Signs
A trained and professional security guard will anticipate potential risks and ensure they do not escalate. The skill of spotting issues will decrease the risk and buy some time to plan the best method of action. A suspicious vehicle, person, or group could trigger the guard and lead to them being monitored and deterred. A guard will spot windows and doors that are not adequately secured.

Reflexes
Fast reflexes are a priceless quality a security guard will possess. Quick and precise reactions are essential for resolving issues safely and minimising damage and stress. With this comes the ability to react under pressure, which is vital in an emergency.

Concentration
Unbreakable concentration is essential to security. A security guard will be alert at all times and reactive to triggers and risks. A trained security guard will be one step ahead of even the most competent criminals and cannot be distracted from their duties. They will know the tactics criminals may use to distract them.

Instinct
The thorough training of a security guard will leave them with a sixth sense for the unseen. A professional security guard will instinctively detect danger and act accordingly. As well as knowing your building and its occupants, a well-trained guard will be tuned into the surroundings and quickly pick up on warning signs.

Strength
A fit and a strong person will undoubtedly be a tough match for any criminal. A security guard will be physically fit and able to move and act fast and effectively. Strength is essential as a security guard may be required to restrain criminals until the police attend the scene. They also may need to lift heavy equipment and assist with strenuous duties to ensure the public’s safety. A criminal will definitely think twice about the risks of being caught if a security guard is visibly fit and strong.

For information on the professional security solutions we provide at A Matter of Patrols, please contact our helpful team on 0800 2922667.