You probably see security officers (or security guards, as they're often called) in many different places, from patrolling shopping malls to managing access to office buildings to monitoring security scanners at the courthouse. But have you taken the time to think about what this important job entails?
Today's edition of the Salem Statesman-Journal features a story about Oneita Turner, a DePaul Security Officer who oversees the reception desk at the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) headquarters in Salem.
The first day of summer has passed, but in the Pacific Northwest, the Fourth of July feels like the official kickoff. And with warmer temperatures come some of our favorite events of the year – like music festivals, county fairs, parades, picnics, street fairs, and races – that bring large groups of people together in outdoor venues.
In a depressed economy, asset protection is even more of a priority for public and private sector companies in all industries. As the downturn in employment continues and drug use and drug-related crimes are on the increase, the need for asset protection is more critical than ever—and yet corporations are continuing to trim costs. It’s a difficult balancing act for organizations to safeguard their assets.