UVA FOA Requirements Lead to More Business for Private Security Firms
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -
A private security firm in Charlottesville says it's expecting a lot more business now that fraternities who sign new fraternal organization agreements with the University of Virginia are required to hire security at their events.
H&H Security Services hires out two security guards, one armed and one unarmed, for an event. Guards are paid $25 to $35 an hour to monitor the front doors, guest lists, and perimeters.
"You tend to get a crowd sometimes, that you have underage drinking, you have individuals that more or less want to crash the party and so forth, and we've deterred a lot of that," said Joseph Daniels of H&H Security Services.
The company says more than 50 percent of its private event jobs are for fraternities and sororities at schools across central Virginia.