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What Are the Benefits of a Security Guard?

What Are the Benefits of a Security Guard?

Your business may be protected, but nothing can quite deter criminals like the presence of a qualified security guard.

Small business owners must come to the reality that no business is too small for thieves and in most cases, the smaller the business, the easier it will seem to criminals. Some businesses like convenience stores, retail stores, and banks may be targeted more than other businesses, but many of these businesses choose to hire security guards to help reduce crime. Guards can be used to prevent crime, assist employees and customers, and maintain security. You need to assess your unique benefits before bringing one to your team.


The mere presence of a security guard may be enough to deter crime because thieves will have to think twice about pulling a fast one on your business. Professional guards are trained to spot suspicious activity and keep your business safe.

Sense of Security

Peace of mind is a great thing to have when you own a small business. They provide not only you with this peace of mind, but also your employees and customers. Employees that work in high-risk areas are more productive when they don’t have to worry about their health and safety throughout the workday.

Handling Crime

Security guards come in various training degrees. For some, their job may only be to take down details and contact the police. Others may be able to apprehend and detain suspects. Ultimately, it is up to the business to determine if the guard will carry a weapon, and what the procedures are when handling and detaining the suspect should a crime occur on your premise.

Contact the security professionals at Cornwall Security Services, serving Ventura County and the surrounding Westlake areas to learn more about how you can protect your commercial property.

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The one certainty I can convey to you is our entire team at Cornwall Security is ready and standing by to continue the great service to your communities and businesses.

Russ Cornwall - CEO