The Need for Institutional and Campus Security Services Security plays a pivotal role in educational institution and campus safety, whether for universities, community colleges, or vocational schools. As student populations continue to diversify, there is a significant need to revisit what a hired security officer means to a campus. In many current college climates, these…

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Security Services for Retail Stores & Shopping Malls is of Crucial Importance Shopping malls and retail stores have special considerations when it comes to designing effectual security strategies. Tenants, consumers, employees, walkers, and diners are more likely to be return consumers if they feel a sense of safety and security. Furthermore, unwanted incidents that could…

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Hospitals and healthcare facilities are some of the most occupied public places in the United States, and as most healthcare facilities maintain an open-door policy, they are vulnerable to criminal activity if left unprotected.  Benefits of Hospital & Healthcare Security Guards Dedicated and responsible healthcare security guards play an imperative role in protecting the often…

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Assisted Care Facilities present a unique challenge in security. Families want their loved ones to live in a place that is safe. Residents need to live as independently as possible, with the freedom to move around as they are able, and to have visitors. The facility and staff have the duty to protect the residents…

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Up to 80% of crime that occurs in or on public facilities happens in the parking lot. Among the most common parking lot crimes are vehicle break-ins, vandalism, and muggings. If your clients or customers do not feel safe parking and walking to your facility, they are more likely to take their business somewhere else…

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Whether it’s a special event or a daily route, adding a bicycle patrol officer to your security team has many benefits. It’s good for business, it’s good for overall safety, and hiring a bicycle patrol officer is an environmentally friendly decision. If you have large premises, a security officer on a bicycle should be on…

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One of the most efficient ways to keep a location safe and secure is to have a uniformed security guard on site. The uniform itself plays a very important role in ensuring safety as it sets an officer apart from the general public as an individual in a position of authority. However, the real benefit…

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IGS is proud to announce we have secured a security contract in Baytown, TX.  We are securing 3 school construction sites. Having security at construction sites can eliminate theft from your site.  It’s recommended to obtain a security guard service when installing anything with copper.  Theft is most likely to occur at this stage in…

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IGS has landed multiple contracts in East Houston over the past couple of weeks.  We are providing security guard services to multiple businesses supporting the Energy Industry. Our security guard services in Houston has shown a tremendous amount of growth in 2013 and we expect to double and or triple our growth in 2014.  This growth is…

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