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Why do people think security guard job is dangerous?

i said to one guy i work security he said "is it dangerous" w*f.

Asked By: CAT - 12/2/2008
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Since most security jobs are unarmed positions, anyone with a weapon automatically has the upper hand & it usually means that you have one dead security officer & an armed suspect running around the business looting or vandalizing it... More
Answered By: George A - 12/2/2008
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Yes it is! I'm a Security Officer for a company that has hundreds of thousands of dollars on hand everyday! If someone wants to get it, they would have to be heavily armed. AND, i would be the first target for them to want to shoot. Its very very dangerous.
Answered By: Becca - 12/2/2008
 
it's the most boring, useless job in the entire job industry, it should be reserved for those truly lazy people in American society who wish to contribute absolutely nothing but misery on the working class. Think of them as adult hall monitors, and that should give you an idea as to how much they actually do. The... More
Answered By: Britt - 12/2/2008
 
you keep asking jobs about security guards and bragging that you are a security gauard. Personaly, Nobody is impressed that you are a security guard infact most security guards are people who are not capable of being a a real cop and being a security guard gives them a rush like they are supposed to be bad asses or... More
Answered By: J.J. Walker Rides Again! - 12/2/2008
 
It depends where you work. The job does attract some odd people but doesn't every job? If you were working for an office building it would be pretty safe I would think but if you were working in at a bad apartment complex it could be dangerous.
Answered By: Terr - 12/2/2008
 
Cos' you either get shot at or die of boredom waiting to get shot at.
Answered By: The Fro - 12/2/2008
 
(I LOVE JJ WALKER's answer!!!!!) I know, dude!!! LOL... More
Answered By: Stick it to the Man - 12/2/2008
 
It's horribly dangerous... More
Answered By: open4one - 12/2/2008
 
one word.... WEDGIES
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Answered By: Chuck W - 12/2/2008
 
People think being a security guard is dangerous for the same reason that some people think lawyers are smart or sexy or rich; they just don't know any security guards or lawyers... More
Answered By: FYRE & REIGN RETURNS - 12/2/2008
 
To the people that say security isn't a dangerous job, obviously, you have never held such a job. It IS a dangerous job. A lot of the time, security officers are the REAL first responders to any given situation on any given day. They deal with drunks and druggies and domestic issues, just to name a few of the... More
Answered By: rainbowmist. - 9/23/2013
 
Didn't ask; why most of the security guard are FAT? It's a job for a lazy, inactive people.
Answered By: Kemo - 3/20/2014
 
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