As many have seen a great deal of success in the contracting world, running their own business or performing ‘freelance’ security work, many others struggle to gain traction in the same. Here are some tips from seasoned professionals who have had success contracting and subcontracting security services.
A phrase like this is repeated ad nauseam among our community but it does not really hit home until we understand why, for protective security in particular, this is so vital. No matter how much we plan or how much protective intelligence we utilize, the possibility of an ambush style attack such as this still exists. The most alarming issue, however, is the more we plan and utilize protective intelligence the more we mitigate all predictive incidents, therefore leaving only a worst case ambush style scenario
I spent a large portion of my adult life being a gym rat. Pounding the iron on the journey to size and strength. Back when I started out there was no internet so the main source of information was Muscle and Fitness magazine and looking for the biggest guy in the gym and doing whatever he did.
Weapon Maintenance Tips – Cleaners, Lube, Protectants
As we commonly see in firearms training, weapons maintenance is a reoccurring issue, most often due to too little or too much, in respect to both maintenance and application of products like cleaners, lube and/or protectants.
Personally, I pre-treat the applicable parts of my weapons and mags with Militec-1, clean and preserve them with RemOil, and for prepping a carry gun for use, I wipe it down and apply Rem-DriLube.
Whatever you use, make sure you test it is similar conditions to how you intend to use it. I.E. carry it for a while and then take the weapon straight to the range without any “range prep” of the weapon to see how it runs.
For most tasks, a simple Google search will produce an effective result. However, sometimes it will not, especially when conducting more specialized searches for protective intelligence, etc.
What many people don’t know is that Google has very specific search tools and term modifiers for just about everything you may want to search for or eliminate from your search. So if you’re not getting the results you want from Google, read the tips below to help you get relevant results.
Security staff can have a positive or negative impact on an event or business operation, but they will be the first and last contact that your patrons encounter. As such, security are a vital representation of your event and of your leadership. Combined with an appropriate “hospitality mindset” and appropriately managed, security staff will contribute positively to the safety, security and success of your event. So, with the defined importance of suitable and sufficient levels of trained staff members, how is the decision made to answer “how many security guards do I need?”
Two-Way Radios and Communicating in Protective Services have several key limitations: line of sight/interference, encryption and multi-device requirements. With Voxer, as long as you have GSM/CDMA signal (cell tower reception) you can alleviate those issues and communicate like never before.
Today, the U.S. Department of State released the Country Reports on Terrorism 2016, which provides the Department of State’s annual Congressionally-mandated assessment of trends and events in international terrorism that transpired from January 1 to December 31, 2016.