Jailed Unlicensed Security Director Ordered to Pay Over £63,000 from Proceeds of Crime

Jailed Unlicensed Security Director Ordered to Pay Over £63,000 from Proceeds of Crime

On 9 December 2017 at Teesside Crown Court, jailed security director Christopher Catchpole, was ordered to pay back proceeds of crime amounting to £63,628. Catchpole, formerly of Pro-Lock Security Limited based in Durham, had previously been sentenced to 32 months in prison at Teesside Crown Court in June 2017. He was convicted of money laundering, […]

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 16:37pm

By Georgia Coeijmans

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SIA routine checks uncover director with revoked licence at Elvis festival

SIA routine checks uncover director with revoked licence at Elvis festival

A South Wales man has been sentenced for continuing to work as a security director despite having lost his SIA licence. Billy Jones, director of BJ Securities Ltd, was sentenced to 12 weeks imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, and  200 hours unpaid work at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on 13 December.  Jones had previously had his […]

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 13:49pm

By Georgia Coeijmans

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Door supervisor who refused to wear his SIA licence receives a criminal conviction and loses his licence

Door supervisor who refused to wear his SIA licence receives a criminal conviction and loses his licence

Door supervisor Warren Steele has had his licence revoked following a conviction for failing to display his licence whist on duty. Steele was sentenced on 15 September 2017 at Chester Magistrates Court. Steele, a head door supervisor, was caught on two occasions failing to display his licence when he was working at a bar near […]

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 12:09pm

By Georgia Coeijmans

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ARK are now NASDU members!

ARK are now NASDU members!

Alarm Response and Keyholding are pleased to announce that we are now an associate company member of the National Association of Security Dog Users NASDU. Due to the increased requirement for dog handlers, we felt it would be a great addition to ARKs growing accreditation’s. You can find our certificate via our website, in the […]

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 16:14pm

By Georgia Coeijmans

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Unlicensed door supervisor given suspended prison sentence for working without a licence

Unlicensed door supervisor given suspended prison sentence for working without a licence

On 26 October, at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court, Karl Alexander Morrison, now known as Karl O’Brien, was found guilty of working without an SIA licence. Morrison was found working without an SIA licence at an illegal traveller’s encampment in Coventry, by our investigators, following intelligence received from Warwickshire Police in April 2017. From a subsequent […]

Thursday, November 02nd, 2017 14:15pm

By Georgia Coeijmans

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