Knife crime in UK schools and educational establishments has sadly increased over the decade. More than 62% Students aged 10-21 are either caught or victims of weapons such as; pen knives, machete, hunting knives and all other types of dangerous weapons. Students are not the only victims of knife crime; teachers are also physically attacked by students and verbally threatened and abused in England and Wales. Many teachers fear for their safety which makes them consider leaving their profession due to knife crime. According to (https://www.independent.co.uk More than 1,000 children were caught carrying knives in schools in 2019 with the youngest aged just four).
Police are seizing weapons in schools, colleges and universities on daily basis however; private security is needed more than ever. That’s why we are here to help protect you from all crimes that may occur!
Firecore secure have a specialist security unit that deals with knife crime and weapon abuse. Our security officers have been professionally trained in how to manage knife crime and offensive weapons. Our officers are licensed in dealing with young offenders and are always ready for any challenge. Our knife crime guards are specialists in controlled entry, restraining trespassers, patrolling all areas of your educational establishment and looking out for any illegal weapons. Our security service is an effective deterrent, encouraging the students and public to act in a safe and legal manner.
There is no better deterrent than a knife crime security unit who is well equipped and has the correct training and experience in how to deal with all complex situations that occur in schools, colleges and universities. We have many years of experience, and the expert knowledge needed to provide you with a comprehensive safety and security service. Our dedicated security officers have a duty of care and want to make every teacher and student feel safe and secure at all times.
Firecore secure invest in the latest technology which helps us provide educational establishments an outstanding security service. Our 24/7 remotely monitored CCTV system is a cost-effective method for government funded schools and helps in reducing the risk of all illegal acts on schools property. Our cameras also provide you with recorded evidence should any criminal activity take place 24/7 365 days a year. We aim to make all education establishments a safe place by
Monitoring your site 24/7 via our NSI gold monitoring centre.
Reducing the chances of knife crime and vandalism in school.
Keeping a lookout for unusual and suspicious activity.
Managing secure access for staff and students.
Our service provides high definition coverage which can be remotely monitored, and all footage can be saved to aid criminal prosecution.
Firecore secure provide trained sniffer dogs with licensed handlers. Our security dogs are proficient in detecting weapons and illegal electronics. They are also trained to protect their handler if needed in any threatening situations. Our dog unit is a safe security service and a deterrent for students and visitors coming and going to school. Our dog mobile unit patrol officers come in marked vehicles and wait outside schools entrances and exits to ensure all students and teachers are kept safe while on site. Our trained security dogs offer a visual and audible scare factor which deters potential knife users to stop.
Firecore secure provide fully licensed SIA officer which is regulated by the Security Industry Authority. All of our security officers are thoroughly vetted and screened. We can ensure that our services are available to everyone including working with children and vulnerable students. Our team are also trained and qualified in the health and safety sector in case first aid response is ever needed. Firecore secure want to make your place of study safe today!