Security is the activity carried out in order to protect a person, group of persons or objects. Provided by the security teams who are tasked to analyze the situation, assess the extent of risk, the possible ways to attack and neutralize them, choosing safe routes for movement and others.
People who carry out security work, called security guards, security officers bodyguards, etc.
Security officers protect people and property in a wide variety of environments – factories and warehouses, offices, shopping centres,hospitals, airports, concert and sports venues. Security officers are not required to make arrests, but have the authority to make a citizen's arrest, or otherwise act as an agent of law enforcement.
Minimising security risks is essential these days. Security guarding requires a set of special abilities, purposefully formed on the basis of clearly defined powers, ensuring efficient outcome. It is related to a number of circumstances that make it relevant to its purpose:
- highly specialized training ;
- commitment for knowledge the scope, mechanisms and appropriate solutions, directly arising from fixed legal framework ;
- regulation ;
- control .
Synergies between these factors is a guarantee to achieve the security objective, to avoide damages and to minimize the risk associated with order and security.