What is a Security Officer?
A security guard (also known as a security officer or protective agent) is a person employed by a public or private party to protect the employing party’s assets (property, people, equipment, money, etc.) from a variety of hazards (such as waste, damaged property, unsafe worker behavior, criminal activity such as theft, etc.) by enforcing preventative measures. Security guards do this by maintaining a high-visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, looking (either directly, through patrols, or indirectly, by monitoring alarm system or video surveillance cameras) for signs of crime or other hazards (such as a fire), taking action to minimize damage (such as warning and escorting trespassers off property), and reporting any incidents to their clients and emergency services (such as the police or paramedics), as appropriate. From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_guard.
Do security guards have any authority?
Security Officers are not required to make arrests, but have the authority to make a citizen's arrest, or otherwise act as an agent of law enforcement. They can use reasonable force to arrest you and to hold you until police arrive.
At Sparks Protection, our security officers are highly trained and experienced, and we work for you the client!!
As concern about crime, vandalism and terrorism continues to increase the need for security.
There are certainly many cases where a female investigator is the best man for the job. Female operatives are very useful for general private investigation work. Female investigators for gender-specific assignments can take advantage of their feminine attributes and charms. The number of women in the field is rising rapidly.
Female Private Investigator Tactics
Women investigators use trust, sex appeal, gender roles and general appearance as great weapons in their arsenals. Remember, some of the most important traits of a successful investigator are professional anonymity and the ability to put others at rest in their presence.
Private investigation is not a regular job, so to say, and the everyday pressures while working on a complex case are far more demanding than many professions.
Women Private Investigator Career
Women considering becoming a private investigator should be ideal examples of the detective personality type. They should be strong minded, confident, intelligent, well spoken and calm. They should possess excellent people skills. Women must handle pressure well. Acting ability comes in handy. Many investigators consider taking professional lessons to increase the believability of their characters. Basic self-defense is a must, you don't want to find yourself in a sticky situation and not know how to handle it.
Finally, a woman private investigator need to consider the time and effort it takes to complete cases. Some cases take only a short time to complete while others might take months or years. If she has a family(ie children) she will have to see if the case is worth the time it will take to complete against the time it takes to take care of her family.
You can also find all sorts of training out there to become a private investigator, you don't have to ba a former police officer or former military.
It isn't hard becoming a private investigator it just takes time and a lot of patience to get the first job. Remember you are competing against a lot of other companies out there who probably have been around for a while.
And if you are reading this and need a private investigator please consider hiring us. We will give you a free consultation to evaluate your situation and see what we can do to help you.
Surveillance what is it?
What is surveillance, it is watching someone, or some place in order to document and identify any contact with other people, activities, and whereabouts.
Why Do Surveillance?
Surveillance is conducted to prevent a crime, to obtain evidence, to document an individual's location, to document activities in a building, to obtain information for clients or courts.
What types of investigations require surveillance?
Cases involving a missing person, worker's compensation, cheating spouse, vandalism, and recurrent theft.
What are the different types of surveillance?
Private investigators have to decide which types of surveillance are best suited for the case. Some cases just require using cameras while others require a PI with a camera or other device. The client determines what equipment that has to be used.
Mobile vs. Stationary
Mobile investigations are where the investigator follows their subjects, either on foot or in a vehicle. Stationary investigation is staying in one location, watching the subject from a parked car, or sitting on a park bench.
Mechanical vs. Human
Mechanical investigation is the use of video cameras and other such equipment. Human investigation is a PI conducts the investigations so as to follow the suspect.
How Does It Work
Don't forget Sparks Protection Services can help you with any investigation needs.