An in house service using staff in police style uniforms, high visibility jackets and 4WD vehicle. working closely with the Police when necessary but enforcing the bylaws. Stephen Rawlings, Parks Protection Manager, London Borough of Havering
Private company whose staff work with staff from various organisations to complement and add to their effect such as: with the Police combining effective use of the powers held by Special Constables with the knowledge of private sector security staff; with PCSOs who can issue Fixed Penalty Notices to dog owners whilst the company staff educate the dog owners. Lee Hutchings, Operations Director, Parkguard Ltd
Specialist security for historic parks and sites. Reduces both the direct costs of damage (ie repairs and replacement) and the indirect costs (staff time, police time, reputational loss, litigation etc). 24 hour call centre to send out appropriate agency to an incident. Uses surveillance to identify crimes; employs local people and ex-forces officers and can train site owners’ staff using government grants and MOD funding. Adrian Shute, CEO, HPS Protect Ltd
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