Parking Garage Safety

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re the last one out the door at work when it’s dark out, closed down a mall or store and had to walk by yourself to your car? It’s an unnerving situation no one wants to be in but sometimes we can’t control it. Back in college during summer breaks I worked at a popular department store and sometimes I would be on the closing shift. All employees had to park on the top floor of the attached parking garage which meant we all had to walk further than anyone. Sometimes I wouldn’t be off until as late as 11. Employees would always try to walk together to form a “buddy system” but it didn’t always work out that way. Looking back, I probably wasn’t as smart about that situation as I should have been. Parking garages are often poorly lit, massive in size and a prime spot for predators to lurk. … Read More