Secureforce has lost the Contract for Transperth Feb '08

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Secureforce has lost the Contract for Transperth Feb '08

Post by crewman »

Secureforce has lost it's 14 year contract as security provider for Perths Bus transport system.

The *new* provider of choice, with an undercut contract price is Wilson Parking/Security.

Cheers!
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Post by jmmw »

so no more rebadged holdens following buses? I wonder how Wilson is going to handle it.
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Post by woobla1 »

wilson? oh god

so they will be wheel locking my car
and protecting me ... at least secureforce is up in the face of ppl

wilson guards struggle to speak english.. man i wonder how long this will last. why not get the transits to do buses to??
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woobla1 wrote:wilson? oh god

so they will be wheel locking my car
and protecting me ... at least secureforce is up in the face of ppl

wilson guards struggle to speak english.. man i wonder how long this will last. why not get the transits to do buses to??
Perhaps i'm just naive but i must agree although i heard secureforce were at times heavy handed many of the people who cause all the trouble deserve to be stood up too and have someone get in their faces about the way they behave and although all of the wilson guards i speak to (mobile patrol officers and the guys that were driving up and down the kwinana freeway checking on the train station) are top blokes they really arnt recruited as hands-on so i will be interested to see how differently things are handled.
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Post by GC101 »

from big commodores to holden barinas following buses 8)
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Post by TheDoc »

jmmw wrote:
woobla1 wrote:wilson? oh god

so they will be wheel locking my car
and protecting me ... at least secureforce is up in the face of ppl

wilson guards struggle to speak english.. man i wonder how long this will last. why not get the transits to do buses to??
Perhaps i'm just naive but i must agree although i heard secureforce were at times heavy handed many of the people who cause all the trouble deserve to be stood up too and have someone get in their faces about the way they behave and although all of the wilson guards i speak to (mobile patrol officers and the guys that were driving up and down the kwinana freeway checking on the train station) are top blokes they really arnt recruited as hands-on so i will be interested to see how differently things are handled.
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depends on how the guard is trained and how long he has been in the industry ive been in it for a little over 5years and don't have a problem gettin in someones face

and yes i know a lot of the guards atm don't speak good english but unfortunetly that is something we have to live with in a multicultural society
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Post by Markmywords »

I wonder if wilsons will fit amber lights on the barinas haha or maybe secure force might do them a deal and sell the old vehicles to them on the cheap.
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Post by crewman »

I agree, the difference will be immense in my opinion!

Although we love to hate Secureforce, it is a well organised and mostly professional collection of experienced officers keen to contribute to their industry.
What is lacking in todays work ethic is 'passion' and there is no doubt that secureforce staff have this quality towards their work.

In 'The old days' secureforce was looked towards as a security provider of choice when a site such as a shopping complex/transport station needed a clean up of it's problem/s.
You don't see that so much anymore.

I for one wish them all the best for the future.

(not and wasn't an employee!)
Cheers!
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Post by yorky »

I see Wilson Driving around in Hyundai Getz's mostly. At least they are more fuel efficient :smt081
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yorky wrote:I see Wilson Driving around in Hyundai Getz's mostly. At least they are more fuel efficient :smt081
Don't know the Getz's! They're sporty and they go quick :roll: but anyway the survive getting me to the fire station and in the storms get me across perth from the hills to Stirling and back again!
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Post by jmmw »

Tyranus wrote:They're sporty and they go quick
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Post by Lucas_arts_182 »

isnt it funny how everyone baggs out secureforce and was soon as a company like wilson takes over they see how good secureforce really was.
perhaps we should appreciate things a little more.
sure they may put chev badges on their commodores but it doesnt effect the way they do their job.
and i am sure PTA wouldnt hire wilson security if they didnt think they were capable of doing the job but in my opinion secureforce are just set up better and are more capable.

just one person's opinion
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Post by playworth »

Lucas_arts_182 wrote:isnt it funny how everyone baggs out secureforce and was soon as a company like wilson takes over they see how good secureforce really was.
perhaps we should appreciate things a little more.
sure they may put chev badges on their commodores but it doesnt effect the way they do their job.
and i am sure PTA wouldnt hire wilson security if they didnt think they were capable of doing the job but in my opinion secureforce are just set up better and are more capable.

just one person's opinion
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Post by jmmw »

Lucas_arts_182 wrote:isnt it funny how everyone baggs out secureforce and was soon as a company like wilson takes over they see how good secureforce really was.
perhaps we should appreciate things a little more.
sure they may put chev badges on their commodores but it doesnt effect the way they do their job.
and i am sure PTA wouldnt hire wilson security if they didnt think they were capable of doing the job but in my opinion secureforce are just set up better and are more capable.

just one person's opinion
Already summed up by crewman perfectly.



crewman wrote:
Although we love to hate Secureforce, it is a well organised and mostly professional collection of experienced officers keen to contribute to their industry.
What is lacking in todays work ethic is 'passion' and there is no doubt that secureforce staff have this quality towards their work.
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