Updates from AEGIS

20 Characteristics Of A Good Security Guard

1. A good security guard is always on time. 2. A good security guard has the skills, experience and training to accomplish his or her tasks. 3. A good security guard knows how to communicate with others. 4. A good security guard can de-escalate any tense situation. 5. A good security guard can get people […]
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How to Hire Event Security in Los Angeles

Every security company in Los Angeles from Beverly Hills to Hidden Hills and from Hollywood to Santa Monica claims they are a one stop vendor for all things security, including special events. The fact is, special event security is a a highly specialized service and depending on the attendees demographic, time, location and purpose, can […]
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Small Security Firms vs. Large Security Companies. Who Wins?

Today is Small Business Saturday and therefore, worthy of a SPECIAL EDITION ARTICLE! When someone mentions security company, security firm, loss prevention team, etc… What do you think of? Securitas, Andrews International, Allied Barton, US Security Associates, Universal Protection? There are several large companies out there that keep their billable rates low, maintain basic security […]
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Black Friday & Holiday Security

With Black Friday and the holiday season coming around the corner, retailers are gearing up for a busy shopping season. Regardless of whether shopping at a high end retail boutique in Beverly Hills on Rodeo Drive or at the Walmart near USC, customers will be encountering a similar environment. Retailers will be offering fabulous door […]
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Recruiting Quality Personnel is a Challenge

There comes a time when every company must put out advertisements in order to recruit quality personnel for an expanding operation. In today’s job market, with a current unemployment rate of 9.1%, one would think hundreds of people would be jumping at the opportunity to be a security officer, bodyguard, investigator, or security consultant. And […]
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We’ve Been Busy @ AEGIS

The month of June has been very for AEGIS Private Security. Over the last 30 days, we have stayed true to our mission to identify, meet, and exceed our clients’ security, investigation, training, and policy expectations in Los Angeles. Here are just a few accomplishments from the month: -Completed SB 1626 compliant school security training, […]
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Good Security or Great Security

A man walks in to a night club in Los Angeles, Hollywood, or Vegas. He is dressed for the occasion wearing his nicest shoes, a brand new pair of jeans, and his favorite button down stripe shirt. He circles the club, acclimating and adapting to the vibrant atmosphere. He has no intention of inciting any […]
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Pros and Cons of Contracting Security?

Many companies maintain an in-house security staff for one reason or another. But is that really the most effective and economical to ensure the security and safety needs are met? Contracting for guards may be less expensive when you take into account salaries, benefits, taxes, insurance, overtime, holidays, uniforming costs, and the costs of preparing […]
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