SIETE24: Private Surveillance Company in Colombia
During the eighties the scenery in Colombia in terms of security was not encouraging. The guerrillas took power in the country, paramilitary groups emerged from the northwestern areas of Colombia, while the drug traffic was manifested with terrorism, crimes, murders and attacks against civilians. In consequence, insecurity and vandalism did not discriminate cities, municipalities, social strata or gender.
Unemployment and crime helps to create an unfavorable aura for safety. Cruelty and coldness of the vandals were more noticeable in major cities. Try to travel around the country without being a witness or victim of a robbery or an attack was almost impossible. This was the social scenery that contributes to form a company that could provide security to the country, with the objective of providing tranquility in the environment emerged.
In 1985 this business model achieves its consolidation. Since its inception the company pretend to go beyond a business idea, in order to build a place to ensure the safety of families and all business sectors of the country. The aim was clear: to contribute to the country’s security and ensure peace of families. Thus began SIETE24 Private Security and Surveillance.
Since its inception, good service policies and transparent and rigorous selection processes are governing, which allowed ensuring the effective functioning and quality service.
The first phase of this business project proceeded services offering people security and protection services. The accelerated application of new services SIETE24 ratified quality and market demand meant to the expansion of the organization. The growth of the company was in consequence of the implementation of new and better services, which complements the existing ones.
Physical security still being the strongest area in this company. This came with alarms, monitoring, GPS and GPRS systems, access controls and technology expanded the catalog strengthen the growth of the company.