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Guard-Systems, Inc. made the switch from paper security incident reporting to Silvertrac with ease. Learn about their success and how it improved all aspects of their operation.

4 Tips To Keep Armed Security Officers Safe and Compliant

With no national standards on armed security officer training or conduct, staying compliant can be hard. Taking proactive steps to keep guards safe physically and legally can help clear things up.

Preparing 800 Security Officers for Black Friday with Ed Gardner.

Ed Garner of PES Security stops by the show to tell listeners how he hires and trains security officers for the craziness of Black Friday.

Training Your Security Guards to be Security Officers: Part 1

Learn how to train a security guard into a well-trained security officer with constant education, on the job exercises, and employee requirements.

7 Things Every Security Guard Daily Activity Report Should Include

Crafting a valuable, descriptive, and detailed daily activity security report is an important part of deploying a quality security guard service. We cover the basics every DAR should have along with three things industry leaders are doing to go above and beyond to win.

7 Pieces of Protective Equipment for Every Security Patrol

Security officers deserve the right to protect themselves. These 7 pieces of guard equipment should be used on every modern shift & patrol route.

4 Key Traits that Define a Successful Security Officer

Learn what 4 key characteristics successful security officers should possess and how you can identify these traits in the interview process.

Security Guard Career Path Options

With the growth of the private security industry, security guard & officer career opportunities are rising. Learn about job growth options for growth and pathways for advancement on our blog.

The Simple Security Guard License Guide

Obtaining a security guard license doesn't need to be a difficult process. Use our simple guard card licensing guide to learn what the best options are for you.

Training Your Security Guards to be Security Officers: Part 2

Education is an important first training step for a security guard, but there's much more. Learn about field training topics in part 2 of this series.

Security Guard Tips: Writing an Incident Report

This short read will help your security guard incident report writing skills, including all the basics & tips you need to complete an in-field activity report and what to do to set your report apart from the rest.

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