Security Guards and Officers

Shield Security offer SIA licensed static security officers to protect your premises when they are most vulnerable.

No matter what the task

you can rely on Shield Security to carry out your requirements.

The days of the night watchman are now gone, modern day Security Officers are people who know and understand their responsibilities and diligently apply their sense of sight, hearing and suspicion in order to ensure that property and people are adequately protected. Our Security Officers are trained to do just that, no matter what the task, no matter what the clients business you can rely on Shield Security (UK) Ltd to carry out your requirements in a professional manner.

1. Discuss your requirements

Contact us and talk to our security experts so they to gather all information required to put together a conclusive security proposal.

2. Site security audit

Once you're happy with our plan of action, we'll visit the site you're wanting to secure to finalise the plans with a site audit.

3. Property secure

All personnel servicing your contract are provided with comprehensive training to ensure service delivery.

Roles and Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of today’s Security Officer have increased in recent years, Companies have become much more cost conscious and therefore more aware of their requirements to prevent losses/wastage. Many companies realise this and employ Security Officers in order to prevent and detect losses by theft, prevent water damage and vandalism. They can prevent wastage and control access i.e. visitors, contractors, workforce etc into the client premises The Security officer therefore has become an integral part of the management of a site. They are in a position of both authority and responsibility.

Helping Business Operations

The Security Officer of today can play an important determining role in the successful operations of any business, corporate or manufacturing, retail or financial. No matter what the industry or assignment the Security Officer, through their positive training and their expertise are capable of adapting themselves to many varying security related duties, from coordinating a busy reception area to manning and monitoring a distribution company’s gatehouse or CCTV system.

Frequently Asked Questions

More information on Shield Security UK LTD security guards.

The cost of a security guard depends on various factors including location, job requirements, length of contract, shift patterns, number of guards etc.

As a security guard, the role will vary depending on what sort of site you are dispatched to and what the specific requirements of the site are. This may include:

  • Patrolling at regular intervals to checkpoints located throughout the site
  • Logging down any suspicious activity and reporting it
  • Liaising with police to report any criminal activity.
  • Welcoming people on to the site
  • Checking the site for potential criminal activity.
  • Diffusing potentially hostile, dangerous situations.
  • Ensuring a physical presence on site which in turn provides a visual deterrent to potential intruders.
  • Search people, belongings and/or vehicles.

The SIA (Security Industry Authority) are the regulatory body responsible for creating the rules and regulations of the private security industry sector.

In today’s society Security Guards are pivotal in ensuring businesses remain safe in and out of normal working hours. Additionally, Security Guards can offer protection and visual deterrence to potential criminals who are targeting specific companies and buildings. Every company has some degree of security measure in place whether that be a Security Guard, CCTV, fencing or a simple door lock. Securing your assets and property is of huge importance to all businesses across the country.

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