Nowadays many security firms are recruiting females and there are even ‘all-female’ security companies for those who prefer to have a female presence at their venue, event, corporate buildings, store, mall etc. The fact is that in many instances female security guards are often preferred. In order to protect the lady employees and stop the anti-social female elements of the society, the presence of lady security guard becomes a necessity.
Feedback from the security industry suggests that when a female security guard is sent to deal with a potentially testing or difficult situation, especially when males are the instigators, then the outcome is often a far less aggressive one. It’s thought that women by their very nature are naturally good at dealing with conflict and are good at adopting a negotiation-style of resolution that has a calming influence. In many situations, especially large scale events, a women is often seen as a friendly face and as such tends to portray a different image to that of the stereo-typical male security guard. They also have access to places that their male counterparts don’t such as female only areas like rest rooms. They also have the ability to stop and search female event goers should they need to, whereas before any type of female crowd control. Lady security guards ensure security for women in hotels, restaurants, women’s hostel, women’s college and garment manufacturing companies which has a large number of women, apart from serving the airline and travel sectors.