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October 24, 2014

You cannot expect to stir up the hornet’s nest without getting stung. All terrorism is a fear tactic. Canada has been on the forefront in the war on terror. We have a presence in Afghanistan and are attacking ISIS. The recent two lone wolf terror attacks on 20th and 22nd October show that Canada is not immune … Continue reading “Canada’s Fight Against Terrorism”

October 24, 2014

Canada has been an active participant of battling terrorism in the Middle East. It has been active in Afghanistan and a week ago, Canada decided to join the fight against ISIS. Yet, 22nd October showed that Canada is not immune to terrorism. A lone gunman went on a shooting spree at the National War Memorial and … Continue reading “Grappling with Lone-Wolf Terror Attacks”

October 24, 2014

GPS Security Group Inc. says this week’s shooting attack in Ottawa is a reminder that Alberta’s oil and gas industry continues to makes the Province a target environment for Terrorist activities. It would be impossible to completely secure all the pumping stations and thousands of KM of pipeline running underneath the Province. Oil and Gas … Continue reading “Plan Ahead”

October 24, 2014

Having security for your business, community or residential building is vital to creating a safe environment. A security guard not only discourages criminals who think of coming your way, but also deal with them efficiently. At least the good ones can. It takes a good amount of skill to treat people with respect, yet solve … Continue reading “Different ways you can hire a security guard – which one is best”

October 24, 2014

Edmonton is struggling with crime. It’s been in the news for quite some time and the city has even been referred to by some as ‘Murder Capital of the World’. In 2012, Edmonton experienced a violent crime rate of 1,210 per 100,000 people. Only three cities, Winnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon, had higher crime rates. Even … Continue reading “Crime in Edmonton”

October 24, 2014

Staying calm is essential in what makes a good security guard great. It is at those times that you will value having a trained and experienced security guard. During a crisis, the best asset a security guard has is not his phone or pepper spray, it is staying calm. In the moment of panic, most … Continue reading “How our security guards stay calm and get the job done under pressure”

October 24, 2014

In any kind of pressured situation, a security guard has two options – flight or fight. Depending on the situation, flight or fight maybe the right response. If you’re surprised that flight is an option for a security guard, don’t be, read on and you’ll know why. Good security guards are trained to handle all … Continue reading “Flight or Fight for a security guard?”

October 22, 2014

Regardless of whether a planned terrorist attack is the work of a lone individual or a terrorist cell, there will always be indicators which can be observed, collected, and assessed. Frontline personnel play a critical role in protecting Canada from potential terrorist attacks. As the eyes and ears on the street, GPS Security Group Security … Continue reading “Terrorist Pre-Event Incident”

October 21, 2014

GPS Security is now providing security services to the Municipality of Strathcona. This means that in case the Strathcona County Municipality experiences a fire or any sort of emergency, GPS Security will be second on the scene, after the firefighters. Our security guards will help the firefighters keep civilians safely out of danger and ensure … Continue reading “Better Security after a Fire for Strathcona County”

October 21, 2014

We are proud to announce that the City of St. Albert has contracted GPS Security to secure their building in case of a fire or any other emergency. While we hope that we will seldom have to use our skills, we are ready to get into action and reduce damages to property and health in … Continue reading “In the event of an emergency, St. Albert looks to GPS Security”

October 21, 2014

How do you know if the security guard you have hired is good enough? It is important to know that the security guard you have, whether directly hired or provided by an agency, is worth his mettle. It helps create a tension free environment. You know that your store, school, mall or property will be … Continue reading “6 characteristics of a great security guard”

October 21, 2014

Alberta is Canada’s largest oil producing province. Every year, there are more attempts to tap into the province’s undiscovered underground oil. Often, an Oil & Gas company will land up setting up a land rig away from urban centers. Athabasca oil sands have sprouted many oil wells and onshore rigs. Quite a bit of money … Continue reading “Providing Safety to Oil & Gas industry”

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