The primary purpose of installing a guard booth is to increase the safety of your facility and every person that enters. That’s the simple answer at least. What makes a guard booth capable of increasing safety? What kind of facilities need guard booths and how are they utilized? Understanding what makes a guard booth so important to have will give you the ability to make the best choices when considering a purchase for your location. This article explains guard booths, where they are used to enhance safety, and the advantages and features that come with them.
Law enforcement and security personnel have ongoing challenges and shoot house training can help them get through some big hurdles and prepare your team. Being able to train correctly to be ready for anything takes time and secure facilities that can mimic what could occur. This type of training should occur in a shoot house where realistic tactics and situations are able to be constructed for the most comparable experiences.
Our ballistic-rated enclosures can be fitted with three kinds of weapons ports, including sliding door ports, hands-free ports and ball weapons ports. The gun port you choose depends on the type of weapons you use and the application of the ballistic-rated enclosure. You may need to use a hands-free port or a sliding door port that may be better for your application. Our firing port engagement system allows for fields of fire and a standard field of view.
Guard booths, often referred to as watch houses, guard shacks, security booths, security buildings or even sentry buildings have a wide variety of applications. They are used to protect employees who may be in danger of being accosted because of the type of company they work for or because they handle a lot of money.
A mobile ballistic rated enclosure from Kontek Industries can be set up in less than an hour. This rapid deployment is great when you have situations that are constantly changing. Mobile ballistic rated enclosures need minimal maintenance and have a low cost of ownership. Use them as a temporary or permanent building or command center.
A ballistic rated enclosure (BRE) may commonly be known as a guard tower, security booth, watchtower, range tower, observation tower or a fire tower. If your BRE is used for observation, it should be elevated. However, you may need a guard booth at the entrance to a facility—of course, that needs to be at ground level.