Careers within security?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by DriverMD, Apr 7, 2015.

  1. DriverMD

    DriverMD Active Member

    So without the standard management bashing, what kind of careers are available within security at UPS? I know about security supervisors, but what else is there, and what do said positions do? I cant really find any information online. Anyone here work in the field? Ive got a 4 year degree and am looking to further my career in the company. Thanks
  2. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Fore Runner Staff Member

    Try posting in the Partner Forum.
    You might have better results there.
  3. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Does anyone know what Loss Prevention really does if anything?
  4. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Fore Runner Staff Member

    Thanks for supporting my recommendation.

    Loss Prevention was restructured into Security about 15 years ago.

    Try and keep up.
  5. BrownTexas

    BrownTexas Well-Known Member

    They look for exceptions in your daily deliveries so they can fire you for dishonesty even though you weren't being dishonest.
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  6. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Still called LP in the 177. Hard to keep up with a ghost, which they are.
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    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    LP works closely with the PD to investigate fraud, drug shipments and various other illegal shipments.
  8. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    Mostly someone has to sit in front of all the tv monitors for hours looking for something odd .
  9. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    I just know, when LP shows up, it's not a good day for someone or someone's.

    Not to mention the undercover cops that work in the building from time to time.
  10. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    My boss called me and told me to start an hour early. Did not say why. I thought maybe a random drug test. They are not supposed to tell you.

    When I got there, security was waiting for me. It involved a sup, but they needed my statement.

    Anyways, I asked my boss later why he didn't give me a heads up. He said that when security calls, he asks no questions and just does what they ask him to do.
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  11. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Fore Runner Staff Member

    I found out a CIA guy was working in our hub way back in the seventies.
    I never figured that one out.
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  12. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    I heard someone peeked over the cops shoulder while he was at a computer, apparently they have their own login to the UPS system, something like "copsInUPS" or something like that.

    Doesn't really surprise me.

    When I was on preload, I'd frequently see them run the drug dogs down the air line from time to time.
  13. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    They sit in the guard shack and wand people. Good luck on your future endeavors