Essay on Civil Liability
August 4, 2014
Civil Liability and Private Police
Private police and security continue to grow at a rapid pace because of reduced Constitutional restrictions, but employers must also understand the increased civil liabilities associated with employing private security. This paper will help to evaluate civil liability and how these liabilities are applied to private police forces. Another key element will be to identify and recommend certain measures that can be implemented to help mitigate organizational and institutional liability. Mitigating these liabilities will enable a larger return on investment for the business using these private security forces. …show more content…
Liability will always exist in the business world and must be accepted, while mitigating the maximum cost-effective amount of liability exposure. This typically begins with training, policies and procedures, compliance programs, and risk awareness programs. Businesses cannot effectively operate in a total risk adverse environment. This would not enable expansion into new markets and can restrict both internal and external growth. Compliance and risk management professionals can tailor a risk and liability mitigation program, which is right-sized for a specific organization's size and needs.
Officer Training Programs
Training is one of the most effective liability mitigation tools to help reduce the associated liability with private security forces. Currently, only 22 states require that private security