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1Sanctions and Regulations in SecurityAmanda JensenSEC/3511/16/2017Julie Martinez
2Sanctions and Regulations in SecurityPrivate security is not the law.That being said, they are charged with protecting life,property and assets; however, private security personnel’s duties must be regulated, sanctionedand monitored to ensure compliance and propriety.Proper behavior and response is not justrelegated to security personnel but also to private security managers, of whom also must ensureappropriate discipline measure, training and job duties are adhered to.According to The Private Security Authority (n.d.), “The PSA has a range of sanctions atits disposal which are used in securing compliance with the law and allows a proportionateresponse to breaches of the legislation” (par. 1).Sanctions for personnel violating laws andpolicies and procedures set in place can range in severity of advising to revocation of licensing,and cover a range in-between.Sanctions are important to ensuring that private securitycompanies, or companies that hire proprietary security, are ensuring proper training andcompliance of security officers while performing their respective duties.These sanctions alsoensure that regulations at federal (in cases of firearm carry requirements or governmentbuilding), state and local levels are adhered to.If violations occur such as, warnings,reprimands, fines, or loss of licensure.Regulations are instated to ensure that proper security isobtained.By adhering to sanction and regulatory laws and rules, companies have set lines thatthey must follow such as Civil Rights Laws, for example.Regulations are set forth forcompanies to ensure that a code of hiring and conduct is stipulated for security personnel and