The MRU was tasked with ensuring that no theft of damage occurs in a high-value, high-impact, area of the 2014 Ijtima in Lenasia. Fortunately, no issues occurred and the area looked after by the MRU reported an incident-free event.
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1. INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE: In this module we are going to introduce you to the Pocket Book. We will discuss the purpose and use of the Pocket Book. 2. THE POCKET BOOK A Security officer’s Pocket Book can be compared to a diary. A diary is used for recording interesting occurrences of important persons […]
Using a remote device to block or jam the locking device to motor vehicles has unfortunately become an everyday occurrence in South Africa. This could be due to the simplicity of the crime as well as the fact that it is so quick that detection is extremely difficult and the perpetrators have often left the […]
MRU members are training in preserving evidence at a crime scene. If you are unfortunate enough to be present at a crime scene, remember the following: D – Don’t touch Nothing should be touched unless absolutely necessary. N – Note, record and observe Make a note of the type of crime committed and observe what may have been disturbed […]
MRU members are fully training on different aspects of DNA profiling and the use of DNA in forensics. Forensic DNA evidence plays a vital role in criminal investigations because it can: • Identify and help convict a suspect who is guilty of committing a crime. • Prove the innocence of a suspect who has been […]
When evaluating any security company, you should ask about the kinds of training that they give their people. Ask questions such as: How would your security officers respond to different threat levels? What kinds of safety, security and emergency first-aid protocols would they use? How would they keep situations from escalating? How would they deflate […]
Reflexive knowledge comes via one or a combination of three ways: intuition, training and experience. The MRU works to maximize all of these in our security officers through proper hiring and education. We want our officers to be able to handle the worst situations, while also acting in the best interests of everyone involved in […]
The MRU prides itself on keeping abrest of the latest news, developments and trends occuring in the security world. One of our biggest resources is Security Focus. “For the past 30 years, Security Focus has been the local security industry’s journal of record. If you want to find out what happened not only in South […]
The MRU team attended a course where they became aware of crime scene preservation, ensuring that evidence is secured and assisting police officers with the various aspects of a criminal scene. Click Here