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Posts by Steven Reesor

8 Tips to Protect Yourself From Pickpockets

8 Tips to Protect Yourself From Pickpockets

When you’re out in a crowd, one of the more normal hazards to watch for is pickpockets. In the press of people, it’s easy for a skilled pickpocket to lift valuables from you without you noticing. They can work by themselves or with an accomplice to distract you. No matter the strategy they use, it […]

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Tips for Preventing and Handling Shoplifters

Tips for Preventing and Handling Shoplifters

When it comes to improving the safety and security of your store, it’s easy to counter the obvious threats like fires or break-ins, but there are other, less obvious threats that still demand your attention.  Shoplifting is a common threat for many businesses, especially for smaller retailers. With a finite budget, it can be more […]

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7 Essential Security Tips for Offices

7 Essential Security Tips for Offices

Safety always matters, especially when it comes to the workplace. Strong office security is key to protecting your office environment, employees, and data. While it’s a good idea to invest in sufficient security measures, those measures work best when security is a team effort. Safety in the office is everyone’s concern, so take steps to […]

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6 Basic First Aid Tips for the Workplace

6 Basic First Aid Tips for the Workplace

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. Every year, thousands of people are subject to injuries. Work-related injuries are extremely common. About 84% of nonfatal injuries happen every day at work due to overexertion, slips, trips, falls, and strains. At times, however, accidents could be life-threatening. First-aid measures must be applied immediately to avoid […]

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De-Escalation Tips Private Security Officers Must Know

De-Escalation Tips Private Security Officers Must Know

The primary role of private security is to ensure that people and property are protected. Sometimes, workplaces may encounter tense situations that can potentially lead to violence. Under these circumstances, you need personnel who can readily de-escalate the conflict. Conflict resolution is of the many qualities a security guard must possess to fully accomplish their job. […]

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11 Skills of an Effective Private Investigator

11 Skills of an Effective Private Investigator

Every job requires certain skills and qualities. In the case of a private investigator (PI), you’ll need more than the basic training and an Ontario private investigator license. Whether you’re preparing for PI or security guard license training, you’ll need certain skills to help perform as expected.  Here’s a list of the skills you’ll need […]

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How to Prepare for a Security Guard Practice Test

How to Prepare for a Security Guard Practice Test

When it comes to qualifying as a security guard, there are some hurdles to clear before you get there, including taking the ministry-approved training course and licensing exam. Like other major tests, it can help to do some serious preparation for the licensing exam to help make sure you’re adequately prepared for it. Many security […]

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Why You Should Learn CPR

Why You Should Learn CPR

Risks and emergencies can happen anytime and anywhere. In Canada alone, out of the 40,000 cardiac arrests, 85% happen outside of hospitals — at home or in public spaces. More than half of which do not receive CPR and not more than 10% of public cardiac arrests survive. Knowing how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) […]

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9 Reasons You Need a Private Investigator Now

9 Reasons You Need a Private Investigator Now

When it comes to private investigators, fictional “private eyes” tend to come to mind. In real life, the job may be much less fantastic, but it’s a necessary one all the same. These days, it can help to have a private investigator lend a hand, especially when you have claims in court and accurate information […]

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10 Compelling Reasons to Work as a Security Guard

10 Compelling Reasons to Work as a Security Guard

Ever thought of working as a security guard? While it may not sound like a glamorous job, it is an essential position with a few perks not limited to keeping people and places safe. These days, the security industry is booming, thanks to business owners having a greater demand for trained personnel to safeguard their […]

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