Paris Terror Attack: We Better Wake Up

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Paris Terror Attack: We Better Wake Up

The Paris terrorist attack was awful. However, the largest takeaway for me was a reminder of what we’ve been teaching for 10 years. Our industry, the hospitality industry, is in real danger. Read the full article for the full story.

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Active Shooter Training a MUST

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Active Shooter Training a MUST

Active Shooter incidents are drastically increasing. The shooting deaths have occurred in schools, malls, college campuses and other public places and it’ just a matter of time before a bar or club AND everyone inside are the targets. ARE YOU PREPARED?

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Armed Guards vs. Unarmed Guards

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Armed Guards vs. Unarmed Guards

Armed guards vs. Unarmed guards. This blog should be read in conjunction with the associated Nightclub Security Podcast of the same name.

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Bouncers and Handcuffs

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Bouncers and Handcuffs

Handcuffs are a great tool that are often considered an evil piece of equipment. However, if cops can use them as a tool to keep people safe and to prevent further problems or injury everyday, why can’t an in-house security guard. When handcuffs are used in a bar or club setting by a guard trained to use them correctly, they can be just as valuable to create a safer environment for everyone.

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Cops As Security Guards

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Cops As Security Guards

Cops working for overtime at a bar or club. Sometimes called an overtime detail or overtime officers detail or any other names. This article will give you Pro’s and Con’s and my professional opinion on the use of cops at bars and clubs.

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A Bar Fight, A Parking Lot and A Machete

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A Bar Fight, A Parking Lot and A Machete

A fight starts in a bathroom. Everyone is moved outside to the parking lot. The fight starts again but this time, someone grabs a machete…!

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