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    With SECOM Smart Guarding, you can implement smart security solutions throughout your local authority portfolio – reducing the risk of criminal or anti-social activity and creating a safer environment for everyone. Our innovative solutions deliver maximum performance in a more cost-effective way. Get more protection, for less!

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    Always-on security across your portfolio

    Depending on the size of your local authority, you may have multiple buildings or departments in your portfolio that require an around-the-clock security solution. With many buildings being open to the public, you also need confidence that criminal or anti-social behaviour can be detected, reported and dealt with quickly. This will ensure the efficient running of your operation and guarantee the safety of your staff, as well as other members of the public.

    SECOM’s Smart Guarding range provides an ever-vigilant alternative to manned guarding or traditional CCTV. Our Virtual Guard transmission system can detect issues before they happen and report suspicious activity directly to SECOM’s Control and Command Centre, allowing us to contact authorities immediately. Our two-way IP Speakers and microphones also enable us to deal with threats remotely, de-escalating situations without the need for staff to get involved.

    Cost-efficient and effective

    SECOM’s Smart Guarding solutions are the ideal alternative to traditional manned guarding in the public sector. Manned guards deter would-be intruders and threats, but they cannot cover multiple buildings or areas at once. Our solutions provide increased range and capacity at a fraction of the operational cost!

    By reducing the hours required of manned guards to the most critical times – such as early in the morning or as staff are leaving the building – your organisation can drastically reduce the cost of security, all without compromising on the level of protection or the quality of response. SECOM’s products offer greater visibility, faster response times and typically deliver ROI within four weeks. Furthermore, with low-cost installation by our expert engineers, you can have a fully customised smart security solution in place, in no time at all.

    • 24/7 security for your buildings
    • Intelligent solutions for any environment
    • Reduce hiring and training costs of manned guards
    • Protects staff by removing the need for confrontation
    • State-of-the-art smart security systems
    • Installed and maintained by SECOM experts

    Smart security, powered by SECOM

    At SECOM, we’ve been delivering innovation in smart security for decades – helping businesses and organisations across multiple sectors to improve their security and operate more efficiently. Over the years, we have invested heavily in the best tools, tech and people to ensure all of our clients receive maximum performance. Our team of SECOM engineers are available 24/7, 365 days a year to support your organisation whenever you need them – helping to install new systems and maintain existing ones.

    Our Smart Guarding product range

    Intelligent CCTV

    Advanced CCTV Cameras capture images and footage – even in the dimmest light – and utilise powerful video analytics software to detect when someone crosses the virtual perimeter of your premises, ensuring you are protected 24/7.

    • Night Vision and HDR lens
    • Powerful video analytics software
    • Accessible via your smartphone

    Virtual Guard

    We help you reduce reliance on physical security with our autonomous visual system. Virtual Guard intuitively detects threats and reports any suspicious activity to you instantly. Our investigators continuously profile any repeat offenders and if necessary can liaise directly with local police to take action.

    • Autonomously detects suspicious activity
    • Identifies repeat offenders
    • Sophisticated AI processing

    Remote Smart Guard Intervention

    Serving as the ideal deterrent for escalating encounters, SECOM’s IP Speakers & Microphones enable two-way audio transmission to diffuse any confrontations and alert security. Our bespoke announcement systems are manned by SECOM operatives, who assess security threats and intervene to diffuse situations so your staff don’t have to!

    • Crisp two-way audio transmission
    • 24/7 support from trained SECOM operatives
    • Deters encounters from escalating

    Assistance App

    Our Assistance App lets staff discreetly alert SECOM experts and relevant authorities that they require support in hostile situations. We ensure your workers’ safety by equipping them with a personal activation transmitter or Assistance App they can use when they’re most in need.

    • Request assistance in seconds
    • Handheld and discreet
    • Robust personal activation transmitter
    • Smart assistance app allows a tiered Smart Guard response

    Speak to us about your Smart Guarding requirements

    Our experts are on hand to help you design and install a smart security system that works.

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    Proven results with SECOM
    Smart Guarding

    When assigned to install high-quality smart security solutions across the portfolio of a major UK supermarket chain, we delivered. Not only did we bolster live CCTV and Virtual Guarding capacity across multiple locations, but we also reduced spend on hiring manned guards – helping to create a safer, more cost-effective operation.

    In this environment, Smart Guarding was responsible for the reporting of over 800 crimes, resulting in 120 arrests with a 100% conviction rate and over 50 years of custodial sentences. With our intelligent solutions, the customer was able to spot criminal activity quickly, alerting SECOM’s trained operatives to deal with it effectively. This created a safer environment for staff and visitors that can be easily replicated across sectors.