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How to stop Snatch thieves from your residential areas

Residential area is a target for snatch theft today. More and more of new cases are rising with new tactics and method use on the victims. Residential such as non-gated & gated are the targets.

It is on a rise and causing more worries to the residence that is walking to shop, going to work by public transport. How to stop snatch thieves from dueling in your areas? How to stop their activity?

If you are a member of residential association, please look at this points and ideas on how you can prevent snatch thief activities

1. Reduce accessibility by closing roads especially If your are staying a none gated community

2. Signage warning of snatch thieves

3. Adding more speed breakers. Its not snatchers friendly

4. Neighborhood watch for unknown or suspicious act of the motor bikers.

5. Educating the community by blogging or an alert thru messenger service like whatsApp or Facebook.

6. CCTV – If you can’t afford to put up outdoor cameras at the residential area then work with those owners with surveillance camera already fixed for their house.

7. Motor bike patrol by security guards. Also get them a patrolling clocking points

8. Apply/Get police blue box and note book so that police patrol car can stop at your checkpoint giving more deterrent for criminal activity.

9. Committee can always call for more get-together meeting with residence to discuss about the security matters.

10. Always call the local Authorities like the Police to give ideas for criminal prevention. PDRM (Polis DiRaja Malaysia) are very helpful on this matters. You can also call security providers usually they can help giving tips on security awareness.

A non gated committee should form a Residence Association (RA) for the betterment of your property and security. RA are allowed to collect fees to mend the cleanliness and security of their housing area. Once a RA is formed thru COMMISSIONER OF BUILDINGS (COB) , then the RA can approach the municipal council on putting up fences, closing some entrance/exit roads & putting up security post so the security guards can provide better surveillance.

 

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Home Guards

Home Security Services

Our Home security service  highlights brings to the growing issues in Security Problems faced by apartment’owners.

The security issues is at rise in residential condominiums and apartments. Most of this building is running under a Joint Management Body (JMB) or Joint Management Committee (JMC). The JMC/JMB’s usually hires private property management company to run the administration of the building.

Property Management company hires Security Provider on behalf of the JMB/JMC. The problem starts with the property management company and JMB that has no experience in hiring a security firm in Malaysia.

Common Home security services Issues in a residential apartments
1. Internal theft
2. vandalism
3. stealing water supply
4. outsider intrusion
5. misuse of facilities that leads to crime
6. Car tow agents issues
7. Problematic unit owners
8. Committee member sabotage
9. Stealing public things such as

The Usual Problem Faced by the Building committee today that leads to security issues

1. Security personnel is not performing due to so many factors
a) Untrained guards whether its local guards or Nepal Guards
b) Guard provider without KDN License(serious offence)
c) Security provider’s management with no prior experience in providing security services.

2. Security provider provides illegal guards (Please check their permits) You may think it is alright so long the guards are performing but please remember that if there is an incident in your building, the authority has power to summon your management and security provider to court for hiring & accommodating illegals.

3. Property Management not capable to administrate security guards. Most of the building administrator has this issue. Its important to know what is your guards are doing such as
a) attendance of the guards
b) whether the guards has done patrolling
c) Did they check guards patrol report on a daily basis?
d) Does the building manager and the security manager knows the building Standard Operating Procedure?

4. The JMB/JMC should know their house rules and the rules must protect the owners residing in the building because many owners have the tendencies to rent their units out to a convicts, thieves and etc. Some of this tenant could be in prostitution so its important for you to know who are your neighbors. Make sure that the rules are certain that this tenant obeys the house rules and the management have the right to reject them otherwise.

5. Lack of Security Technology such as Access control, CCTV, perimeter guards alarm, Visitor Management, guard clocking or patrolling reader.

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CCTV for Security Services

CCTV for security services is essential for Guarding. In the old days most of the CCTV system was running on analogue system that means it runs on low resolution and less frame per second. Today the security system are rather easy and cheaper to set up.
Blue i Security believe security guarding should be accompanied with guards and technology thus CCTV comes in first in the list. When we deploy our security guards into our customer’s premise Bluei will ensure that the security surveillance are in place if not we will set it up ourselves (depending on the understanding and terms with customers).

Our priority is
1. Ensure that the security guard house is equipped with HD CCTV cameras.
2. Entrance and Exit of the premise is covered with HD cameras
3. Perimeters are secured with HD cameras
4. The valuables are covered with HD CCTV cameras.
5. Covers the areas that is risky or prone to break in.

CCTV System should be able to
1. Record at HD quality for more than 1 month.
2. Alarm the guards if the restricted area is breached.
3. Record remotely so if the recorder is destroyed you are still able to get the evidence from the remote server.
4. Able to view the cameras remotely from the security control room via internet.

Blue i has been successful in deploying CCTV for Security Service purposes.

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Electronic Security Guard enhances Security Service

Security Guards Services Today
Static security guarding is going thru a lot of challenges, not only the service rates are expensive but it is tough to manage manpower. Premise owner’s today are looking at an alternative solution for protection. On the other hand security companies relying on human guarding are seeing a rising cost as the need for enhanced training, vetting, vehicle maintenance & accommodation.
There is also the intrinsic risk that the static guards are failing due to human error such as lack of concentration, distractions and unintended absenteeism. Manned guards also have the physical limitation as we know they are not superhuman thus affects the consistency.

“Electronic Guard” Security Solutions
An Electronic Guard is a security system allows sites to be protected 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Developed and Owned by Blue I Security, The “Electronic Guard” consists of HD IP Cameras, Speaker, auto announcement system, built in CMS and Behavior analysis system. Electronic Guard Camera systems are a considerably cheaper option than human guarding.
For a basic installation of Electronic Guards can provide a great savings to customers. They can profit by saving 45% of their money put into electronic guarding as oppose to human guarding per year.
Blue I Security’s Electronic Security Guard System is perhaps the ultimate solution for cost reduction solution hence highly efficient. At present the Electronic Guard can’t eliminate the human guard entirely but it help to reduce the number of human guard presence. E.g. For a premise that needs 10 guards, you may only need to provide 6 guards Plus an Electronic Guard. Find out more about our innovation and technology in providing comprehensive security guard services.

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Security Guards Boleh!

The security guards in Malaysia…..Boleh! If the Paralympics of Malaysia can win 3 gold medals in RIO 2016 today, we don’t see why our Security Guards can’t be excellent. Blue i security is taking the winners of the Paralympic of Malaysia as a motivation for our security team. There are approximately 800 licensed security service provider in Malaysia. KDN, PDRM and PPKKM has given their best by introducing security guards training in order to maintain the standard of the security industry in this country. Ever since the commencement training such as CSG (certified Security Guard) & TNG (Trained Nepal Guards), there has been great improvement of our security guards. Blue i Security believes that we have to do more by continuing in-house training for the guards that has attended CSG or TNG courses.

Blue I Congratulates the Winners;  Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi, Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli and Abdul Latif Romly for bringing in gold medals to Malaysia. Mohamad Ridzuan won the first gold medal for Malaysia in the men’s 100m T36 (cerebral palsy category) dash. He clocked 12.07 seconds to erase the old Paralympics record of 12.25s set by Roman Pavlyk from Ukraine at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic. That being said, we hope for more positive news about our beloved country. Our security industries is not about winning but persistence in building knowledge, skills and discipline just like the winners of the Malaysian Paralympic team.

There have been a lot of negative comments about the security guards quality in the past. However, the last 1 year more emphasis was given in regards to training and knowledge for crafting quality security guard. Also, most of our Malaysian guards are screened for their background before placing them into a security assignment.  More and more security guards are from the educated background which means they are easier to be trained. Our guards are even more well paid after the recent announcement of basic pay of RM1000.00  which has been commenced. As a result, it improved the guards quality.

Something to ponder upon, there are more security guards than the Policeman in our country. Security guards are essential to bringing down the crime rates and provide further assistance to the PDRM. Therefore, constant motivation to our security guards leads to more productive and quality guards which inevitably reduces our crime rate. So once again, security guards ………Boleh!!!!

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Nepal Guards

Security Guard Services in Malaysia and service rates

Security Guard Services and Service rates

It has been a talk going on about how much should customer pay for their security guard services.
In Malaysia there are about 800 security license has been issued and most of this companies has different targets of industry and customers.

Guard Services in Malaysia

Security Guard Services in Malaysia working in the Factory environment

Security in Malaysia comprises of Armed Guards, Rela, Auxiliary Police, Nepal Guards and Unarmed Malaysian Guards. Most of this provider has different target market. A pool of them are servicing the government sectors and the rest are in private industries such as banks, commercial buildings, industrial and etc.

The Security Services rates Malaysia is increasing gradually due to a few factors. lately the government has increase the basic salaries for Malaysian Guards to RM 1000.00 (USD400.00) and their total take home will be around RM 2300.00.

As for the Nepal Guards, Their Salary has been increased to a minimum RM 1900.00 Per Month with condition that of they are an Ex-Army. Hostel & Transport is provided for free to the Nepal guards. The levy and the cost of bringing the Nepal Gurkha’s has risen to RM 4800.00 first time and Yearly to about RM 2550.00

Government pays up to RM 10.00 per hours for Security today but they only hire Malaysian security guards.

In the private industry more and more companies are looking for Trained Security Guarding with either Nepal guards or Malaysian Guards. The demand in gradually increasing the rates are going from RM 7.50 to RM 8.50 for Normal Services. Prices are rather higher for Premium Services, Tactical & armed Services.

Some of the private companies still hiring below par security services just for budget reasons but later realize that there are issues when it comes to insurance claims, performance, training, experience and so on.

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Security Guard Top 10 Gears

Security guards carry lots of gear, and any good guards will have the equipment required to protect not only themselves, but the property they are assigned to. Here’s a list of the top 10 pieces of equipment that most security officers will have.

1. Torchlight

A flashlight is one of the most important pieces of equipment that a security guard can carry.
Even if you’re assigned to a day job where a flashlight may not seem necessary, it’s still important to be equipped with one because certain scenarios may require some extra light to help you see, and you never want to go into a dark location without one.
Furthermore, a flashlight can be used for protection. Many flashlights that security officers carry are heavy duty, long metal flashlights that could potentially be used as a striking device.
No special training is needed in order to carry a flashlight, although there are training programs that you can enroll in that may teach you how to effectively use one in a combat situation.
Most security officers (and police officers too!) carry a Maglite flashlight because of their durability, bright light, and solidness.

2. Security Baton
Batons are another important piece of equipment that patrolling officer use to protect themselves. More importantly, however, they are a weapon that can keep a property safe without even being used. Just the fact that you have one in your belt that people can see will usually be enough to make sure things stay calm. People know that if you were to pull this weapon out, it could definitely do some damage.
In most states, however, you will be required to complete a training course specialized for handling a baton before you can legally carry one while on duty. Some companies may require that you complete this training before you are hired.

3. Boots
A good pair of security guard boots is extremely important.
Most security guards I’ve spoken to say that a good pair of boots can make the difference between coming home with sore legs and a sore back, and coming home comfortable without any aches and pains.
Because most security guards spend their shifts walking around on patrol, a pair of durable boots will last a lifetime. A cheap pair will not only end up hurting you, but will also wear out and you’ll find yourself having to buy a new pair at least twice a year.
Most uniforms require a pair of black boots, but you’ll want to check with your employer first before investing in some quality boots for yourself and your feet.

4. Security Guard Belt
Security Guard Belt The security guard belt is another important piece of equipment for any serious security guard. It makes carrying all of the pieces of equipment listed here (and more) much much easier.
The last thing a security officer wants to do is fumble around looking for his/her flashlight or pepper spray when they need it most.
Belts usually come with extra pieces that slide or clip on so you can attach additional pieces of equipment on it.

5. Pepper Spray
A security guard should definitely look into being equipped with pepper spray because it is one of the best ways to temporarily repress an attacker or unlawful individual, without actually causing any permanent damage to that individual.
Although civilians are allowed to purchase pepper spray for protection (i.e. for students and hikers), police officers and security guards may need to undergo pepper spray training in order to understand how and when to properly use it while on duty. Please check with your employer as far as requirements in order to use pepper spray.

6. A Cell Phone
All security guards should carry a cell phone. Although much of the communication you will do as a security officer may be through a walkie-talkie or other radio type device, a cell phone will give you the ability to quickly call the proper authorities or fire department when required to.
Before your first day on duty, put all of the most important numbers into your address book on your phone, or even better, into speed dial so they can be dialed almost immediately.

7. Security Vest with reflector
Many security guards work in bad climates where it is dark and might not be so clear of their present. Not only it keeps them warm during the cold nights it also indicates the present of the guards.

8. Digital Camera
A digital camera can be a security guard’s best friend, especially if it has video capabilities. The pictures and videos that you take can make it so much easier for you to describe different events and situations that arise, especially if you’re forced to go to court to testify.
You can take pictures of property, people, vehicles, crime scenes – almost anything you can think of that is pertinent to your job and the reports that you write up.

9. Whistle
A whistle is probably the smallest and most essential gears that a security personnel should posses. One that witnessing a crime should find away to notify by blowing it, This alarm the security team at work.

10. A Mini-First Aid Kit
A mini-first aid kit is perfect for security guards to have, not only for themselves, but for the people in and around the location that they are assigned to.
For example, if you’re working in a retail area and someone comes up to you asking for a band-aid (which they will do – you are the most visible person who people can easily walk up to for help), the last thing you want to do is waste time trying to find one. If you have a kit on hand, you can help out any person in need, and get back to your duty and patrol as soon as possible.

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