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Security plans require regular review

Protecting property and people effectively depends on having the right security plan. It’s critical to know the weak spots along your property’s perimeter, monitor for trespassers and prevent access. These three things help prevent vandalism, theft and threats to staff. With more than 25 years of experience, Imperial Security knows the dangers properties face. It […]

Private security keeps eyes on the street

Plenty of high-tech gadgets promise to keep properties secure. Closed-circuit cameras, passcards, fobs and other means of access control are all helpful tools. There’s no replacement for the human presence, however, especially when it comes to analyzing behaviour and guessing intentions. Taking notice During a recent hospitality industry conference, one British Columbia motel owner described […]

Protecting properties protects families

Popular demand for a public holiday to break up the winter months has led five provinces, including B.C. and Alberta, to designate a Family Day holiday in February. Throw in Valentine’s Day, and everyone has someone to look out for. Protecting people and property has been a mission for Imperial Security since its start more […]

Hot security tips for cold weather

The winter of 2020 is in full swing, with frigid temperatures across British Columbia and the Prairies. Snow has hit property owners in Vancouver. The windchill factor in Calgary and Edmonton has sent people scrambling indoors. Imperial Security’s trained security guards have had to bundle up, too, while conducting the foot patrols that keep properties […]

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 […]

Thieves hijack Vancouver woman’s phone number and gain access to her accounts

A Vancouver woman, who thought she had taken enough measures to protect herself, is now out $30,000. Erynn Tomlinson had her two-factor authentication set up like most people do upon making accounts so that they are well-protected. This involves receiving a security code through text message or email so that you are able to log […]

13 Items to never store in your car

Sometimes we can’t help but leave certain items in our car. Out of convenience, we leave some items in our vehicle not realizing that it is hazardous due to extreme temperatures of the vehicles. Listed below are 13 items that should not be kept in our vehicles: Medicine – To maintain their efficacy they must […]