Results from research at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Criminology show that the use by officers of body-worn cameras is associated with a 93% reduction in citizen complaints against police.
With less than a week to go before the 2016 Rio Olympics begin, the Brazil Ministry of Justice terminated its contract with private security firm Artel, citing “incompetence and irresponsibility.” The Rio de Janeiro-based firm was meant to hire 3,400 security personnel, but admitted they had only hired 500.
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.
Consolidation and technological advances are changing the face of the guarding industry. How will this affect enterprise security leaders? Learn more about changes to the security officer services industry as well as the Top Guarding Firms Listing in the December 2016 edition. Also in this issue: a new financial focus on cybersecurity, what to do in your first three months as a new CSO, the ostrich style of security management, and more.