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Directors of Security

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Read books and online articles about security technology and practices. Observe how security workers act and what protections are in place when you visit stores, schools, government offices, business, or other places. Contact local businesses about the possibility of an information interview with their security director. Join school clubs and take leadership roles. Look at class listings in local community colleges and vo-tech schools to see if there are any classes offered in security. These will be valuable in the contact as well as the opportunity to make contacts. A part time or summer job in the security department of a theater, mall, or retail establishment will help you gain good experience.

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