Public safety requirements have grown exponentially in the past few decades. Professional sports, concerts and tourism have brought people from all walks of life together. That’s why it’s important to have qualified security personnel and recognize their benefit in maintaining public safety.

The infographic below details the evolution of public safety and the threats we face every day.

Public Safety Requirements

Public Safety Requirements

We may feel vulnerable when we leave the house because we don’t know what dangers lie ahead. But, as the infographic states, security guards play an important role in protecting us from everything — from terrorist attacks to assault. Many of us aren’t even aware if a security guard(s) is present because they are able to do their jobs without bringing attention to themselves.

Besides protecting the public from harm, security guards maintain law and order, as well as protect businesses from crime. Security personnel also provide crowd control for public events and as the infographic states, 98.2% of people feel better knowing they are on duty at concerts, ready at a moment’s notice to take control of any situation.

So, while technology evolves with advanced alarm systems, AI robotic guards, and drone security measures. We still need human security guards to protect us. Although these technological advances are important for our overall well-being. The physical presence of a security guard gives us peace of mind that should anything go wrong. These professionals can diffuse the situation.

When there is a high risk to public safety, a security guard can mean the difference between life and death. The infographic below will give you a sense of how many security guards are working today. what their role involves, and how they work tirelessly to ensure. That we are in a safe environment wherever we go.