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Hot markets boost fire watch requirements

An insurer expects that owners will take all reasonable means to ensure that properties are protected from hazards, and that includes fire. When a building is under construction, private security guards are among the ways that companies protect their interests. When construction completes, the building usually has a fire detection and suppression system in place […]

Private security guards provide real-time intelligence

Sophisticated surveillance tools mean many companies wonder if there’s a place for old-school foot patrols. Private security guards were once the frontline of defence, but live video feeds have taken property security online. Why should a company put human lives at risk by asking guards to monitor properties through night and control access during the […]

Sexual offender to reside in Edmonton

Edmonton police are warning the community that a convicted sexual offender, who is very violent, will be living in the area and is likely to reoffend. Gregory Ottertail, 40, is said to be violent towards anyone that he meets, whether they be familiar or complete strangers. He has been violent with his intimate partners and […]

RCMP officer severely injured

During a traffic stoplight, an RCMP officer was dragged by a suspect vehicle which resulted in severe injuries. The officer was investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle and stopped a car around No. 3 Road and Steveston Highway on Sunday morning around 9:30 a.m. Upon approaching the vehicle on foot, the officer was dragged […]