Recognising Terrorist Threats

  • Published on: 10 January 2024
  • By: Shannon

Terrorists can choose from a broad range of potential methodologies that may be used when they carry out an attack. These can vary from small scale attacks, where a bladed weapon is used to undertake a localised attack, to large scale atrocities where truck bombs have been used to cause mass devastation, or layered attacks, where a combination of attack methodologies are used to cause maximum disruption.  

Security and Christmas

  • Published on: 10 December 2022
  • By: Shannon

Christmas is a very busy time of year for the security industry, with increased footfall in retail, entertainment and nightlife establishments, such as shops, bars, restaurants and even hotels with family and friends visiting from across the country. Many cities also host Christmas Markets, that bring large crowds to already busy areas. On the other hand business properties that look empty, can also be targets for criminal activity.

Counterfeit SIA Badges

  • Published on: 16 September 2022
  • By: Shannon

There has been an increase in fake licences, for example, on 02 December 2022, Benjamin Peter John Head of Bournemouth was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court. He pleaded guilty at Poole Magistrates’ Court on 17 June 2022 to providing and supplying illegal security at various venues in Bournemouth. The court fined him £500 and ordered him to pay court costs of £1500 and a victim surcharge of £50.