Security News & Champion Blog

Training Through Crossfire

Not every incident happens on your property, but your security may still have a critical role to play in order to keep everyone safe. It was a fairly busy Sunday morning in November for Officer Raven Brown. She began her shift at a grocery store in New Orleans, where most shoppers consisted of older patrons […]

Industrial Security Success – Simple Steps that You Could Be Missing That Could Cost You Thousands

  Like many security companies, Champion provides protection within many types of industries. From an administration perspective, the industrial vertical is among the most complex security programs to manage. This is because all vendors (including security) working within these environments are expected to undergo specific and sometimes specialized training. Plants and manufacturing facilities are deeply […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In The News: San Antonio Security Guard Honored

The San Antonio ASIS Chapter will be honoring Security Officer DeLaFuente on their June 7th Meeting. ASIS San Antonio has started a tradition of honoring private sector security officers who have shown outstanding achievement. Awardees presented with ASIS Coin and “Letter of Recognition” from Chapter Chair. In order to receive the honor, Officers must be […]

3 Proven Strategies to Prevent Property Crime

The best way to prevent crime is to be aware of the potential risks and being alert to situations that make you vulnerable. Property crime can be tragic, dangerous, and expensive. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the 3 major components of property crime are categorized as burglary and larceny, arson, and motor vehicle […]

Security Guard Stories: Man Saves Life with CPR

When you employ over 2,000 security guards around the united states – you’re bound to get stories. We love our guards and are proud of the work they do. Every now and then we hear of a story that really makes us appreciate the great security guards we employ. We like to share these stories […]