Silvertip Security Ltd., based in Powell River, is fully
licensed under The Private Investigators and Security Agencies Act
to serve clients throughout the provice of British Columbia.
The company was formed in 1991 as a partnership between
Terry Courte and Brian Baldwin, both born and raised in Powell River and
former members of the RCMP. In November 1999, Terry Courte became sole
owner of Silvertip Security Ltd.
The company and all of its employees are bonded. Silvertip
Security Ltd. carries a minimum $2 million liability insurance policy.
Through work in the community over the years, Silvertip
Security has developed excellent contacts and working relationships with
police, fire, and other emergency service providers in Powell RIver.
A local company that employs Powell River residents, Silvertip
purchases uniforms, equipment, office supplies, and business services
from Powell River enterprises, rents local office space, and regularily
donates to Powell River charities and fund raisers.
The Silvertip Security office is located in the Town Centre
Mall, 7100 Alberni Street, Powell River.
Silvertip recruits, hires, and trains people to:
- be alert
to potential trouble
quickly to emergency situations
contact the appropriate authorities
the situation calmly and clearly
detailed incident reports that will stand up in court or at a formal
inquiry and complete all records and documents required by any specific
Silvertip's dedicated and experienced staff are committed
to provide the best possible service. All of our security personnel have
completed BST1 and BST2, security courses required by the provincial department
of the Attourney-General. The company trains its staff in formal sessions
to keep them up to date on the law and the criminal code authorities related
to security patrols. It also provides extensive on-site training, spearheaded
by the owner, and contracts for training sessions with a current member
of the RCMP.
For Private Investigations, Silvertip calls on the skill
and experience of its owner, who specializes in surveillance and video
and audio taping techniques.
The company works in close liason with local police.
Method of Operation
Silvertip Security Ltd. provides services in
a contract basis, setting terms suitable to both parties.