Retail Security Officers & Store Detectives.
Range Security Retail Officers are of prime importance because they represent your company in the public eye and provide a valuable deterrent to would be thieves in your store(s). They are quite often the first and last person that members of the public see on entering and leaving your store, so it is absolutely vital that every Range Officer maintains a very high standard of appearance, which is expected throughout our company. Highly trained in retail security - and highly visible - our uniformed officers provide full security cover wherever it’s needed. Not just in identifying and observing known or potential shoplifters and vandals but also for cash escorts, staff searches and warehouse delivery checks. All Range Security personnel are fully conversant with the legally correct procedures for collecting evidence and making arrests.
Every Range Security Officer is now Security Industry Association (S.I.A.) Licensed with full Front Line Certificates and all Range Security Personnel are fully vetted by our management team as stipulated by B.S.7499 and B.S.7858. Only those that produce excellent references are recruited. They all undertake an extensive training program and serve a 6 month probationary period, during which time they are closely scrutinized to ensure they meet our company’s high standards. Range Security Store Detectives are highly qualified personnel with a minimum of two years related experience in this profession or similar e.g. The Police Force.
Working in ‘plain clothes,’ our Store Detectives work invisibly alongside your own security teams, assisting in the crime detection and deterrence process. Like our uniformed officers they are also trained In all the legal aspects of making arrests and collecting evidence. If suspected wrongdoers are detained, our detectives help make sure that apprehension is conducted within the law, so that the suspect can be swiftly dealt with.
All Retail Security Officers are trained in dealing with items such as Patrolling to P.A.C.E (Police and Criminal Evidence Act) and Criminal Law, including Health and Safety (SIA approved training), Fire Safety, and First Aid.