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  • Writer's pictureMaddie Cohen

Why Hire Security for Your Business?

Could your business benefit from hiring a security officer?

The answer is a resounding yes. While a simple surveillance system—think cameras and signage reminding criminals that you’re keeping an eye on them—may seem sufficient, it isn’t always enough to keep your people and property safe.

This holds especially true for growing businesses. As you expand, you may want to consider onboarding a professional to secure your space and prevent petty theft, vandalism, and trespassing.

Here are just some of the reasons your company should hire security:

  • Prevent retail theft.

Criminals generally prefer targeting businesses with limited onsite security, as they’re more likely to pull off their crimes in these settings. A security guard can help prevent retail theft.

  • Protect employees who work late.

Team members who work late or after business hours will almost certainly feel more comfortable with trained security nearby. This alone should be the reason you invest in security.

  • Safeguard restricted areas.

Ever dealt with customers—or trespassers—making a beeline for off-limits areas? Hiring security services will help make this a thing of the past. Protect your assets by keeping outsiders at bay.

  • Reduce your risk of customer conflict.

We’ve all seen videos of customers going at it inside a business for what usually looks like no reason at all. So many people take their frustrations out on strangers. A security presence can help prevent this.

  • Monitor your parking lot.

Parking lot safety is critical. Yet far too often, it’s overlooked. Parking lot security can help deter criminals from plotting (or acting out) in your outdoor space, all while helping to improve traffic safety.

Ultimately, hiring security will help deter criminals from targeting you in the first place. Even a part-time solution can make a difference.

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