Throughout my career as a CSO, I have had the opportunity to manage proprietary and contract security forces, as well as having had a very large hybrid operation that was a mix of both proprietary and contract security officers.
An appeals court has reinstated the convictions of two former employees of New Brunswick Parking Authority for failing to report or prevent other employees from stealing thousands of dollars in parking fees.
Over the years the non-sworn, corporate public safety industry has failed to achieve any long-lasting measures of professionalism. There are many possible reasons for this failure, but chief among them is the failure to adopt reliable public safety officer core competency standards.
Schools, businesses and enterprises across the world have experienced a paradigm shift since the terrorist attacks on Paris and Belgium. As active shooters and terrorists get more creative in choosing and evaluating softer targets, security leaders are striving to keep their enterprises safe and alert without damaging the culture.