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UK threat level severe: why it’s crucial your staff are trained

UK threat level severe: why it’s crucial your staff are trained

With the Threat Level remaining at ‘severe,’ David Mundell, Managing Director of Axis Security, advises that our staff – and ourselves – need to be trained to the highest standard[Read More…]

by August 25, 2017 Manned Guarding, News
UK armed officers will be receiving 1,000 body-worn cameras to record potentially fatal incidents.

Armed officers given body-worn cameras

Armed police officers in the UK are going to be issued with body-worn cameras by the end of October. The Metropolitan Police said officers in armed response units will wear[Read More…]

UK prisons are in crisis, Andrea Albutt has revealed in an open letter.

UK prisons in crisis, says Andrea Albutt

Figures from the Ministry of Justice revealed last week that there were over 26,000 assaults in UK prisons last year. This included a record 7,000 attacks on staff. Prisons are[Read More…]

Is arming front line police the next logical step in protection?

Is arming front line police the next logical step in protection?

Armed frontline Police officers patrolling across England and Wales has moved a step closer to reality, despite calls to maintain our tradition of unarmed officers. This discussion is now underway[Read More…]

Protecting Britain’s historical sites

Protecting Britain’s historical sites

How ISS will be protecting Britain’s historical sites, following the renewal of their contract with English Heritage.

by June 19, 2017 Editor's Choice, Manned Guarding, News
Jeff Little OBE, former head of the NSI gives his thoughts on the proposed Ring of Steel around central London

Will the Ring of Steel work? – Jeff Little gives his view

There are new plans for a so called ring of steel, how well will this work? and if so what are the key determining factors to ensure success? Our National[Read More…]