Does the Private Security Industry need a Standard to improve their security service performance and demonstrate good management practices? If you, like us, think that the security industry should become more professional then who or what organization would develop such a Standard and how far would its tentacles reach?
For the last several years ASIS International and ANSI (American National Standard Institute) have been debating this issue with subject matter experts from all over the world based on numerous difficulties and complaints in the private security industry related to costs, poor management, and human rights and freedom violations.
The result – ANSI / ASIS PSC.1-2012 “Management System for Quality of Private Security Operations – Requirements with Guidance” was developed and approved by the American National Standard. Our Senior Associate, Peter Stewart, has combed through the draft standard documents for your benefit.
CHI Security has been invited to participate in the international symposium on "Airport Security: Design, Governance, Performance, Financing and Policy" which will take place in Toronto in May 2014. Bringing together up to 50 top experts from government, corporate and academic spheres worldwide, the purpose of the symposium is to evaluate challenges and best practices in the current aviation security system.
Michael Berk, CHI Security's Director, has joined the Executive Advisory Board to assist with developing the symposium's agenda and will be presenting at the 'Layered Screening and Preemption in Airport Security' panel session.
CHI Security team includes professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. In this blog we share our musings on how to build a resilient security force. Hardware comes later...