Services for GUARD
(formerly, American Society for
Eastern Std. Time
Greater Cleveland Bar
SERVICES FOR GUARD COMPANIES: NATIONWIDE
Consultant Services, Expert Witness,
Guard Company Security Consultant
A Sampling of Areas for Guard Company Consultation:
I consult with guard companies, and in
preface, have you already identified areas in your company where you
believe or confidently know that you or your business is vulnerable?
At risk? You know it? If so, I can help you fix that, help you to
reduce or eliminate your vulnerability in that area, and possibly
others you haven't identified. Do you suspect that there are areas
in your operations in which you are at risk, but you're not sure? I
can help you find those and help to eliminate or reduce your risk.
"Things happen." Take a hard look at
Recent Guard Cases where I
have been the security consultant and expert witness on the case. It
is my business to know. Whether you have a small, medium, or large
company, I can help you. In addition, please see my
credentials. First, here are some
questions for you.
Are you in full compliance with your state's Guard Requirements for
an armed and/or unarmed guard?
What is your
policy on the use of force? Is it the kind of policy that
provides an advantage to you in the worst case situation? Is it
crystal clear to all of
your guards? How do you ensure that?
Have you had an independent audit or assessment of your business,
policies, procedures? Are they up to date, conform to best
practices, and the right policies and procedures for your type
your marketing materials or actions promise to
provide to your clients, and how could this end up in litigation
if not done properly?
How do you work with your customers/clients to
protect yourself and them from unnecessary litigation?
Have you had your policies that cover hiring, training,
selection, and placement reviewed? Are they in concert with best
Who has written your
policies and procedures, and what is the source, quality, and
currency of the information? If you have "borrowed" policies and
procedures from someone or are using "boilerplate," then just
stop right now and call me. You're in trouble.
What disciplines and areas are your supervisors or lead officers been trained in
regarding employee relations issues? How do you cover these,
provide appropriate training, and handle sensitive issues like
Do you have targeted training programs that reflect your clients'
Have your policies or procedures for promotion been evaluated in
light of fairness, and to prevent claims of favoritism or a
possible violation of employment law?
Are the incentive and rewards programs for your officers
working, or are they actually creating periodic problems and
Do you confidently know how to convince, and succeed in convincing, a potential client that low bids are
a potential for disaster, and to achieve a solid and profitable contract?
Are you missing opportunities associated with the business to
provide other services profitably to clients?
What is your strategy
to retain clients, and is it really working?
References available and
provided to qualified inquiries. Also see additional
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