Security Rules & Regulation of a Mall

by Michelle Zehr; Updated September 26, 2017
Mall security rules and regulations help keep shoppers safe.

According to the National Institute of Justice Journal, malls implement rules and regulations for the safety of all patrons. Security rules ensure a safe and friendly environment for all patrons. Guards, cameras, and police are all part of mall security.

The Facts

Security regulations in a mall encourage all patrons to act appropriately. Mall security will not tolerate disorderly and disruptive patrons. Those who interfere with mall operations or the safety of mall patrons will not be tolerated. Groups and individuals are prohibited from soliciting (any form of demonstration, picking, soliciting, and petitioning requires permission), blocking storefronts, hallways, emergency exits, and entrances.

Significance

Malls have rules and regulations for a reason. Rules of conduct are established in order to help promote security and ensure that everyone who shops in a mall can do so in a pleasurable manner without fear. Mall rules are based on common courtesy as well as out of simple respect for others.

Function

Mall security dedicates itself to providing patrons with a safe and pleasant shopping experience. Highly trained mall security staff is alert and active in assisting in any problems that may arise in the mall. Security officers are in uniform and found stationed throughout the mall. They patrol the inside of the mall as well as the parking lots.

About the Author

Michelle Zehr started writing professionally in 2009. She has written on health, fitness, fashion, interior design, home decorating,sports and finance for several websites. Zehr possesses a Bachelor of Arts in communication from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Arts in professional writing from Chatham University and a graduate certificate in health promotion from California University of Pennsylvania.

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