Ex-security Director Sentenced to 5 years Imprisonment.
On Friday 30th January, Sandra Okah (now Daudirgaite) of Chapel Drive, Dartford, Kent, was sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court to five years imprisonment for immigration and security offences.
In the summer of 2012, the SIA received intelligence about Blue Feathers Guarding Ltd, Woolwich, London. The intelligence identified illegal practices at Blue Feathers, including immigration offences. The SIA shared the information with the Home Office and Blue Feathers’ offices were searched. During the search a large amount of forged documentation was found and seized, and arrests made.
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SSAIB Celeibrates Achivement
SSAIB, the UK and Ireland’s leading fire, security and telecare certification body, is celebrating its achievement in becoming the first certification body to gain UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation against British Standard 102000 for Investigative Services.
This follows SSAIB’s work on pilot assessments with a number of companies working in this field, which formed part of its UKAS assessment. BS102000 recommendations cover areas including the conduct, management, staffing and operational accountability when providing investigative services, which can be used by buyers/customers in making their specification decisions.
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Visual Verification Operator Prevents House Fire
Recently, Visual Verification received a fire alarm during the late hours of 10th Feb 2015 from a house in the Swaddlington area of Derbyshire. Visual operators could not establish contact with the occupants so therefore placed a call with Derbyshire Fire Brigade Who found the cooker had been left on in the kitchen.
The Occupants and Fire Service are very pleased with the actions taken by the Visual Verification operator as the call was palced within 1 minute of the alarm being recieved.
Disaster Averted !!
Issued by Visual Verification, Marketing Department
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Visual Verification holds SIA approved contractor status for the provision of Public Space CCTV services.