The security industry in South Africa is a rapidly growing business. According to statistics commercial, industry and domestic security is estimated to be worth an annual turnover of more than US $6 billion. South Africa has some 300000 registered security officers and 4500 registered businesses. As of 28 Oct 2021, the sector holds more than 9 000 registered companies, an estimated 1.5 million qualified guards, and around 450 000 registered active private security guards .The violence against security guards has increased exponentially in the past 5 to 6 years: crime in general has increased and poverty has also increased creating the opportunity for more people to accept bribes and become involved in corruption. Click here to read more