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Are Security Jobs Dangerous?

When you think of dangerous jobs what pops into mind? Construction workers? Commercial Fisherman?Factory Work? Farming? Police work? What about being a security officer? “How hard can it be to watch a building all night?” you might say. They walk the fence once an hour and look for any suspicious activity. If an officer sees […]

Champion National Security Welcomes New Security Specialist

Chris Hansen brings more than 38 years of experience in private security and leadership to the company. Champion National Security, one of the fastest up-and-coming family-owned security service providers in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Chris Hansen has joined the company’s team as Contract Security Specialist. Hansen was previously the President at one […]

Where To Take A Security Guard Test?

Licensing? Training? Where do I start? Are you asking yourself where to take a security guard test? Are you looking for a career as a Security Officer? We get a lot of questions from our brand new Security Officers – and one of the most common ones is “where do I take the test?” Most […]

Why Outsource Security Guard Services

Let’s start with a disclaimer to why I think you should outsource security guard services: I am a biased source. I work for a security company so I think my opinion should be taken with a grain of salt. What I will try to do is give a balanced picture on the pros and cons […]

3 Tips to Stay Safe While Running Outdoors

We all know that running is a beneficial activity. Whether you’re trying to improve your health, lose weight, boost confidence, or relieve anxiety and depression, running is one of the best habits to build. There are many success stories one can find online about people having defeated severe addictions through running, or running to prevent […]

7 Tips for Working the Night Shift

Security guards, firefighters, policemen, nurses, cleaning crews, and more, all experience working night shifts. It’s estimated that 6 million people work the night shift in the US. In our current bustling economy, many industries need help during off hours. This means more shifts need to be filled at all hours of the week. But what […]

4th of July Infographic

Open the 4th of July Infographic in a New Window Happy 4th of July! We want to encourage everyone to celebrate the holiday safely. Enjoy the time with your friends and family. Most of America will be getting together over BBQ’s and pool parties. We will go to parks and parades. And we will enjoy […]

4 Security Items You Shouldn’t Waste Your Money On

With so many infomercials and facebook articles online telling you the latest and greatest gadgets, it can be hard to know which ones to invest in and which ones to pass on. Everything promises to be the best and most important item you could own when it comes to your personal safety. But as always, […]

3 Tips for When You’ve locked your keys in your car

Chances are you’ve done it at least once. You’ve locked your keys inside your car! But what can you do? First don’t panic – there are plenty of ways to get back into your car and you’re going to be okay. We know it’s a very frustrating experience and can leave you feeling very helpless. […]

Security Guard Stories: Sawmill Saved From Fire

Welcome to this edition of Security Guard Stories! Today we tell you about our guard who saved an entire sawmill from burning down. On Saturday night Security Guard *Smith was making his rounds of the saw mill. It was cold and wet this evening. Snowflakes were falling, and the air was cold. The surrounding forests […]