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ASIS Standard for Private Security Service Providers Overseas Adopted by UK

Author: ASIS International , Published on: 20 December 2012

The ANSI standard, Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance...has been adopted for use in the United Kingdom...[T]he...standard establishes an auditable mechanism for Private Security Service Providers to provide demonstrable commitment, conformance, and accountability to the principles outlined in the International Code of Conduct (ICoC) for Private Security Service Providers and best practices of the Montreux Document ...The purpose of this standard is to improve and demonstrate consistent and predictable quality of services provided by PSCs [private security companies] while maintaining the safety and security of their operations and clients within a framework that aims to ensure respect for human rights, national and international laws, and fundamental freedoms.

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