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The headline crime rate for England and Wales rose by 40% last year

  • Published on: 12 April 2016
  • By: Admin

Retail crime is at an all-time high, costing business £613m, and a new report says that the logistics/supply chain sector is now ‘ripe for exploitation and presents many opportunities for organised crime.’

We’ve asked security expert Cusack Gordon to give us his 10 Timely Tips…

Getting help with your security is obviously important – but it’s not as easy to do as it initially appears.

The first questions people normally ask are: ‘What should I look for in a security company?’ and ’What things do I need to consider?’

Retail Theft

Nuneaton & Bedworth Council in Warwickshire decided in 2014 on a trial of a town centre taxi marshals scheme

  • Published on: 7 August 2015
  • By: Admin
Nuneaton & Bedworth Council in Warwickshire decided in 2014 on a trial of a town centre taxi marshals scheme.

A study of crime figures showed anti-social behaviour (ASB) at Christmas (December 2014) was reduced by two-thirds against same period 2013. And at New Year (January 2015) ‘violence against the person’ went down by almost three-quarters (73pc) compared to the same period in 2014. Some 89.3pc of taxi drivers agreed that the taxi marshal scheme helped provide a safer environment.

Nuneaton & Bedworth Taxi Marshal

Council’s Biggest-Ever Elections Protected by Leisure Sec plc with Bodycams and Video-Capture by Global Focus!

  • Published on: 23 June 2015
  • By: Admin
When Cheshire East Borough Council held recent elections for MPs and MEPs, they also balloted residents for election of 82 Councillors across the region’s 52 Wards.

This was clearly a massive feat of organisation for the Council’s governance and democratic services team. Once the votes were in, all the boxes had to be transported from the polling stations to the region’s central counting facility. This major security operation was entrusted to national firm Leisuresec plc and its bodycam video surveillance team from sister company Global Focus.

Cheshire East Borough Polling Station

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