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ADDRESS 222 Witch Hazel Avenue, Highveld, Techno Park, Centurion
Bidvest Protea Coin employ over 24,000 PSIRA accredited and trained security officers. This makes us the second largest employer in the South African security industry.
Our security officers are deployed across all 9 provinces within various market sectors and perform a myriad of duties and responsibilities which include but are not limited to; Access control, searching, issuing of permits, receiving and despatching, weigh bridge management, video surveillance, reception duties, mail room duties, Health and safety, armed escorting, NKP and patrolling.
All Security officers receive their training and Induction at our highly acclaimed and SASSETA accredited Training Academy, Gijima, situated north of Pretoria.
Each customer has unique and specific requirements so our Security officer’s will receive further site specific training based on his/her required job description, including SOP’s and health and safety requirements.
They are issued as a minimum with basic equipment such as hand cuffs, a baton and a communication device and are all appropriately uniformed with their PSIRA identification clearly displayed.
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Bidvest Protea Coin specialises in providing a complete solution for the protection of intermodal containers travelling by rail and road. Our internationally patented locking devices are unique and tamper proof, resulting in massive risk reduction.
The locking devices, coupled with armed escorting, asset tracking and time tracking capability, linked to our 24/7 control centre, provides our customers with a safe, reliable and traceable end to end logistics solution.
We are further able to assist with clamping and unclamping of containers from the port of entry to the final destination, the packing and unpacking of containers, and custom inspections, including verifying contents with customs as well as seal numbers.
One of the most important elements separating good Security companies from great ones is by developing an intelligence driven security organisation. The gathering and appropriate dissemination of relevant information is extremely powerful and all businesses are reliant on this to proactively fight crime.
Bidvest Protea Coin has the largest and most experienced Investigations division within the security sector, with over 70 highly trained Investigators,7 data capturers and analysts as well as our own dedicated Advocate. These highly trained practitioners ensure a high hit rate when it comes to the apprehension and the conviction of criminals.
Being the largest contributor to an on line criminal data base, we have the ability to assess information, connect the dots and identify trends against the thousands of profiles and entries on our system.
Our services include;
Bidvest Protea Coin provide K9 services to a number of customer specific requirements including general patrolling, human scent tracking, detection for narcotics, explosives, ammunition, rhino horn, abalone, and general cargo screening.
Our K9 Unit is uncompromising when it comes to quality bred dogs and the comprehensive training of our handlers.
World -wide statistics confirm the efficacy and cost efficiency of using security dogs to reduce and prevent crime. Their heightened sense of smell, hearing and sheer presence, are proven to deter would be criminals.
Our K9 Unit is registered with the safety and security Sector education training authority (SASSETA) and operates within the prescribes of the Animals Protection Act.
Our off site monitoring offering consists of three types of monitoring, namely continuous real time surveillance , event driven monitoring and proactive ‘dial in’ CCTV operation patrols.
Our state of the Art SAIDSA approved Control centre based in centurion, is operated by highly trained Surveillance Controllers 24 hours of every day. They remotely monitor all our customers security and related systems which include, beams, alarms, electric fencing, sensors, CCTV cameras, and Access control systems which extend to remote exit/entry management and biometric and facial recognition verification.
Once an alarm condition has been positively verified or a threat has been detected, our response procedures are activated to ensure quick and appropriate action is taken and that the correct people and parties are notified immediately depending on the circumstances.
The Bidvest Protea Coin control centre makes use of a physical security information management platform (PSIM) which is able to receives alerts, alarms and information from numerous different systems thus converging multiple events, incidents and intelligence from different systems onto one platform. The system has embedded rules and leaves nothing to chance, so all controllers are automatically guided through the correct processes based on the nature of the incident/alert or task. The software platform has the built in intelligence (AI) to analyse and predict. It is also open and scalable making it easy to accommodate the pace and ever changing requirements demanded from the Technological revolution we find ourselves in.
The key objective in managing a successful event is safety and security. Securing a large scale event requires tremendous expertise and years of experience.
Precision planning including understanding the layout of the venue, access and egress points, emergency exits, nature of event, demographics of the crowd, expected crowd numbers, parking areas, ticketing etc are some of the critical factors to consider. It is also very important to collaborate successfully with emergency services such as medical services, fire departments and the local SAPS or metro police.
Bidvest Protea Coin have been securing Events for decades. These range from large sporting events to big concerts, but also include Events such as Fashion shows and Launches.
All Event security guards or MIB’s are closely managed and supported by a dedicated on site management team. They remain in constant communication via two way radios and are equipped with batons and pepper spray where required. In certain instances, our K9 unit as well as our fully equipped Mobile control room will be deployed.
Our services extend to providing VIP PROTECTION (close protection) for high profile guests, sports teams or celebrities.
The south African market place is characterised by high levels of crime, labour unrest and protest action. Bidvest Protea Coin Have an established division to deal with specialised security operations required in the most volatile and high risk areas of our country.
We provide support and offer solutions in the most complex situations and environments such as illegal mining, underground operations, industrial action and rioting. This is executed by the use of specialised intelligence networking and forensic investigations and the deployment of armoured people carriers and crew.
All services are executed in a safe, ethical and compliant manner with full observation and understanding of the Voluntary principles of human rights and the basic code of conduct.
State of the art equipment is used including night vision camera’s, non -lethal weapons, water cannons, tracing and tracking technology and video equipped and recording devices fitted within our tactical vehicles/armoured vehicles.
All personnel receive the highest level of training and are well geared to act effectively and responsibly in dangerous and volatile situations.
Bidvest Protea Coin have a track record of experience in the field of Secure mobility and VIP protection.
Our Close protection officers are specially recruited with the appropriate training qualifications, necessary skills and the experience to handle this niche requirement in the South African market place.
Their skills include; tactical advanced driving techniques, use of necessary force, first aid, protocol and etiquette, and the ability to assess risk and threats.
Our services are tailored to our customer’s unique requirements and include;
Bidvest Protea Coin have its own helicopter together with two dedicated pilots. We have immediate access to a further eight additional helicopters and free- lance pilots should the need arise.
Our Airwing service is utilised for emergency evacuation, surveillance, air-to-ground operations and transportation of persons and assets. It fitted with a “flir” (forward looking infra-red) thermal imaging camera approved by the Aviation Authorities. The camera is the first of its kind to be used in Africa featuring auto-tracking and laser pointing, significantly enhancing our ability to provide special operations during the day time and at night.
Our Night Owl drone adds a further dimension to specialized tactical support and surveillance. With a “flir” platform for night vision and hi-end day camera, the drone’s ability is customized to the exact mission specification and is used strictly in terms of all the laws associated with flying a drone.
The Technical Security division of Bidvest Protea Coin delivers solutions grounded in delivering true business value to our customers.
The Technical Security division of Bidvest Protea Coin provides solutions grounded in delivering true business value to our customers.
This is achieved through the application of a solution design philosophy which transcends technology and delivers the fundamental imperative of risk mitigation, providing our customers with tangible management information.
An intimate knowledge of the six primary elements applied when designing solutions allow us to deliver a scalable, integrated and complete technical security solution tailored to customer’s requirements. These are;
Bidvest Protea Coin specialise in providing professional and detailed security risk and threat vulnerability assessments which are concluded in a manner that is in line with generally accepted practises of the security profession
A security vulnerability risk assessment and threat evaluation point in time specific “gap analysis” assessments are conducted. The main purpose for the assessment to determine requirements around
The objective also includes recommendations to reduce identified vulnerabilities, improve security effectiveness and efficiency enabling management to make a valued judgment regarding the current risk impacts to your business. Thereafter a decision can be made on what measures to implement to eliminate, reduce or mitigate each risk and reduce incidents / losses.
Risk analysis requires careful consideration of both likelihood and consequence.
Impacts derived from the assessment are used to determine the overall risk consequence.
Assessing Vulnerability – For the identification of risks, it is necessary for the following implications to be combined:
Our tactical unit is a specialised division within Bidvest Protea Coin, which deals with customers who require armed proactive and reactive security in the most challenging urban and rural areas. Services include armed reaction, armed escorting, scouting and reinforcement.
These services are executed in areas such as telecommunication towers, logistics and transportation of high value and vulnerable goods, precincts, mines and special events.
oft skin and hard skin vehicles are used, equipped with dash cam, tracking devices, and emergency and tactical equipment. These units may be supported by our air wing operations, drones, motor cycles and mobile control rooms.
We have 370 specially trained tactical officers who are either deployed on adhoc/emergency contracts or on long terms contracts at any given time.
As part of our security philosophy of ‘protection from the outside in”, Bidvest Protea Coin’s specialised fencing division offers a range of customised Fencing solutions for all properties and sectors.
Our national footprint ensures that we are able to offer our services in both urban and rural areas which include remote Mines and Game farms/lodges.
Our fencing types include,
Palisade fencing, concrete fencing, Game fencing and Electric fencing. All fencing can be further enhanced with security systems such as beams, video monitoring and alarms for additional protection and early warning.
The Youth Zone Legacy Network has been established in partnership with the 2010 World Cup LOC to ensure a sustainable impact after the 2010 World Cup in the lives of South African youths. The aim is to build friendships and share ideas that could help us better the lives of the youth.
Bidvest Protea Coin share in the recognition that a safe and equitable society is one where young people feel valued and where they have hope because of real opportunities and choices available to them. By supporting the Youth Zone Legacy we connect young people on the field, provide them with life skills and opportunities to develop their computer and social media skills.