trained. They should also be equipped to function effectively. A uniform, or at
least a distinctive armband should be provided. Arms and other guard equipment can
be issued, as needed.
These would come from regular security force supply
e. Contract Security Guard.
Contract security guard service is sometimes
procured from commercial firms.
These would be those firms particularly
specializing in security-type duties.
These services have also been used in
Security Force Qualifications.
Security persons should possess the following
d. Physical fitness.
Planning Manpower Requirements. Manpower requirements to protect and guard a
post must be determined.
Therefore, a detailed analysis of the post and its
mission is necessary to identify several facts.
It must first be known when
type of service is needed at each location. Third, the number of men required for
the type of service required at each location must be decided.
Fourth, the time
during which the service is required at each location should be known. Fifth, the
amount of supervisory and administrative overhead needed to support the service
must be known.
Sixth, additional allowances needed to compensate for leave,
sickness, and other contingencies must be determined. Seldom will any installation
have enough manpower to provide all the desired security force personnel.
physical security officer, you would carefully program your resources.
focus on the economical and efficient use of the manpower resources available and
required. The following must be kept in mind during all planning for manpower.
a. Threats to security -human or natural.
b. Perimeter extremities.
c. Vulnerability and criticality of the activity - the accessibility and
effect of partial or complete loss.
d. Location of the activity.
e. Security classification of the activity.