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‘Shocking’ rise of Violent Crimes in Scotland

Scotland Police have found a large increase of violent crimes with an increase of more than 10 per cent in a year. The national force has produced figures showing that the number of murders, attempted murders and serious assaults have all rose in the past year. The overall recorded number of non-sexual crimes has risen…

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Security Control Room market to rise to USD 10B by 2023

The security control room market is expected to grow from USD 7.20 billion in 2018 to USD 10.00 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.80% between 2018 and 2023, according to the latest information from Marketsandmarkets. The research company attributes the growth of the security control room market to government initiatives, modernised policies, and…

Brierley Hill factory security guard attack arrest

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of a 73-year-old security guard who was “savagely beaten” at a factory. The pensioner was attacked after challenging a man found inside Stokes Forgings in Brierley Hill on Sunday at 13:00 GMT. Police said the guard suffered serious head injuries in the “sustained and…

Security guard fraud exposed by undercover researchers

Thousands of licensed security guards could be working in the UK fraudulently after buying qualifications for cash, a BBC investigation has found. Jobseekers must sit mandatory exams to get a Security Industry Authority card. But undercover researchers found colleges happy to sit or forge exams for untrained students for a fee. With a fraudulently obtained…