Security is one of the most critical parts of our lives. When you leave your property, you should have peace of mind that there will be no problems after you leave.
The increase in crime rates has made it necessary for every business and property owner to obtain security services. The need for mobile patrol services is increasing more and more.
Static guarding is effective for entrances and exits, but criminals study their case long before they act. As targeted theft and planned criminal activities pose a threat to your property, you may need mobile patrol security that covers all areas and looks after your entire property or a wider and open area.
Here are some important things to consider before hiring a mobile patrol service for your property.
Choose Licensed and Trained Security Guards
No matter what type of security you are looking for, the first and foremost thing is to hire professional, licensed and trained security personnel. Looking for unlicensed and untrained security guards is just another risk to your property. It’s like going to war without a weapon.
Patrolmen and static security guards must be experienced and well trained. They must be alert to any possible security risk and their reaction must be extremely fast.
You should check the license and qualifications of patrol security guards before making your final decision. To legally provide security services, professional security guards must be licensed.
Checkpoints for vulnerable points
An organized patrol is the most important factor in proper security management. A good practice is to ensure that the entire area is protected. Many security companies forget to cover the vulnerable areas of a property. By covering the entire area, manpower can be spread evenly, rather than being concentrated in one spot. Traffic flow and personnel management become efficient.
Ensure proper safety equipment
Before hiring a patrol service, make sure that the security guards will have all the necessary safety tools and equipment. Security services are demanding and carry enormous responsibilities. Therefore, they can be completely ineffective if the security guards are not properly equipped. It is dangerous for both the security guards and the property owner.
Safety equipment is also about protection from the specific environment. For example, security guards employed on construction sites should wear the appropriate uniform with helmets and masks if necessary.
For security guards on patrol, the availability of mobile media is essential for quick movement throughout the area.
Choose the provider with the best customer support
The company you hire takes care of your property. The property may be a very confidential or an important place. You trust them with your property. It is recommended that you choose a company that provides the best customer support so that when you are off-site, you can get all the reports and updates you need.
Besides that, they will be responsible for deploying the team at the checkpoints and managing their shifts. There should be a strong team to guide the security guards according to your needs and requirements.
Management and performance monitoring of security guards
When you hire a patrol team, you expect them to be highly professional. The provider should check the security guards to ensure they are active at all times. Managing and monitoring the activities of security guards can help monitor their performance.
United Security is a reliable and well-known security company that serves throughout the Greek territory. We offer a wide range of services including static guards, mobile patrol, cyber security, physical security and more.
If you are looking for ways to secure your business or property premises with highly trained and experienced security personnel, contact us now.