We provide our clients general liability coverage that far exceeds state requirements. The money belonged to the employees and was withheld from their paychecks to pay their taxes to the federal government. You may help keep the directory updated by sending your suggestions for edits, additions or removals to help. Not only is the experience good towards a Law Enforcement career, but developing the skills to communicate with people and culture can only help you in other vocations as well. What the federal government is alleging in this case is that Lankford withheld the money from the employees, but did not pay that money to the federal government.
Snap Publications revived the herbivorous beast and in October 2013, the all-new and improved Rhino Times was started. In March 2016, the commissioners wanted to hold off entering into a new contract with Lankford after learning that Lankford had the giant tax liens for non-payment of payroll taxes. Over the years, Lankford has established a good working relationship with Guilford County and many county officials said the Lankford workers had provided the county with excellent service. I then was terminated while out for a foot surgery due to an infection that costed me part of my foot and said I could not be re hired. The original Rhinoceros Times, founded in 1991, went out of business in May 2013. The pay rate also varies from work site to work site.
. Eleven of the 13 county guards are armed but this new arrangement will allow for more armed guards. The Security Department has two Segways that allow officers to scoot quickly from one building to another. We provide full uniforms uniform, leather gear, shoes, and weapons as needed. I worked at the bus depot and was quickly promoted to Sergeant. On November 15, 2018, the last printed edition of the Rhino Times came off the presses leaving the world of print journalism behind and moving into the future with an e-paper.
They do not offer any retirement benefits and the insurance benefits were unsatisfactory. Submit your name and email to receive your copy via email or. We also offer site specific insurance for each of the clients' facilities. When he did, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners Jeff Phillips remarked that the board had been hearing that same old song for about a year. The work hours varied from week to week as did the locations.
They did me dirty by not getting me a full time position as promised after loosing a contract since I was a full time employee. I did not enjoy working for this company. But the city contract does have a clause that states that Lankford is responsible for paying its taxes. I was in charge during the Bicentennial Festival. The city had a clause in its contract with Lankford that required the company pay its taxes. For instance, on Monday, March 27, a relatively average day, Guilford County had 23 contracted security guards working. We are very proud of our low employee turnover rate.
The company trained us well, issued very nice uniforms, provided equipment and hired competent and qualified officers a critical component. Sometimes trouble comes from heated child custody debates or from disputes related to social services benefits. Guilford County government is getting beefed-up guard service and a new security provider. The move will give Guilford County more access to armed guards for events and county-run property, and it will mean that the county moves away from using a security service provider that is facing a huge tax debt. The cup is half full here positive experience. We had a great Chief of Company Police, great Supervisors and terrific Ownership.
This week, Phillips said the security issue had been lingering a long time. Lankford has been trying to address its tax debt over the last year. At times, the county has had had one armed officer at those locations, but moving forward there may often be more than one armed officer. Deputy County Manager Clarence Grier, County Attorney Mark Payne and Lawing met with Lankford to discuss the situation and Guilford County took a wait-and-see stance. Guilford County Security Director Jeff Fowler said this week that continuing under the old contract meant that existing guards had to be juggled or borrowed from positions at the courthouse in Greensboro. The Segways can also be used for pursuit as long as those fleeing do not run faster than 12 miles per hour or step up onto a curb. The use of additional contract security guards varies depending on daily needs, meetings, courthouse traffic, special events and other factors.
Accuracy of this information can not be guaranteed. Full major medical is offered to our officers, and we also provide a paid vacation and a Christmas bonus. The City of Greensboro, which also had a contract for Lankford for security services until March 2016, pulled out of its contract and found new providers. The new online platform allows readers to connect and interact with each other as well as the journalists. I worked hard, very punctual, exercised excellent judgement, was fair and consistent and treated my teammates with due respect. Specialties Our officers training exceeds state mandatory requirements. Now the county will have a new provider but will largely keep the same workforce that covers those duties.
Fowler said that this move finally allows the county to increase security in places — especially armed guards. I was given very short notice to respond to work in cities an hour away at unacceptable hours, 1-4am. It features just about everything you need to know before taking the exam and includes The Professional Security Officer eCourse. The Guilford County Security Department has 15 positions and about 13 of those are guards, but the county relies heavily on contract work to provide security. They kept hearing that Lankford would merge with another security company very soon.
Phillips said there was a will of the board to beef up security in some county buildings last spring that were seen to be high risk; however, those efforts stalled after the revelation about the security contract. However, Lankford Protective Services Inc. Most email requests are acted upon within 36 hours. The Rhino has had a long tradition of providing news in Guilford County. Readers of The Rhino Times will be able to rely on rhinotimes. Earlier this month, in a Board of Commissioners work session, Guilford County Manager Marty Lawing brought up the issue and said he expected it to be resolved soon.