Reasons Why You Must Keep Security in Check

Terrorism and public events share a very uneasy relationship. It's difficult to predict when, where, and how these events will occur. That's why it's vital to keep your security in check at all public places and events.

We've compiled a list of the top terrorist threats that require you to observe all the possible security measures at public events.

Bomb-making materials

Whether they're in the form of chemicals for explosives or gunpowder made from household items like dryer sheets and matchboxes, bomb-making materials can be purchased with relative ease on the internet. The ease with which these objects can be found online leads us to believe that terrorists might try and use these methods in public spaces with crowds and heavy foot traffic.

Installing explosive detectors and X-ray systems at the entrance and exit points can make a huge difference. Not only will it deter any terrorists from entering the premises, but it will also ensure no other potentially dangerous materials are allowed at the venue.

a full body scanner

Small arms and explosives

Terrorists like pistols and explosives like hand grenades. They're easy to access and use. The problem is that the general public has no idea what they look like or how to identify them when they see one.

Full body scanners and metal detectors can help you detect these threats well in advance and prevent any unfortunate event.

Backpacks, Suitcases, & Other Large Containers

Bag checks are the norm for large events. The problem is that it can be difficult to tell what's inside. The last thing you want is someone carrying an explosive device into the same event you're attending. Make sure to check your belongings before entering, and if there's a bag check, ensure that all items are checked thoroughly.

Using X-ray systems can help solve this problem. These machines help minimize any risk factor related to unattended bags and huge suitcases that can be challenging to inspect thoroughly. Not only would it provide a detailed security check at the venue, but it will also save a lot of security personnel's time.

At Security Detection, we deal in a wide range of metal detectors, including walkthrough metal detectors, handheld metal detectors, Explosive and Narcotics detectors, and X-ray systems.

Contact us to learn more.