21 Nov 2018
November 21, 2018

3 Steps to Worship Security

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Violent acts being perpetuated in places of worship has become more and more frequent. These acts of cowardice continue to plague our nation. Something these attacks HAS spurred is that many are now realizing violence can happen to anyone, anytime, and anywhere. When you embark on the journey to take a serious look at your.. read more →

20 Nov 2018
November 20, 2018

Word Of The Year – De-escalation

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For many in the world of law enforcement, the word of the year is “de-escalation”. This word has been thrown around so much this year that every time I hear it the words of Yogi Berra – “It’s déjà vu all over again.”   Photo credit to NY Daily Times Entities like the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) have doubled down.. read more →

Personal preservation, for the purposes of this article, refers to one’s ability to keep themselves safe at all costs. I have been teaching my Personal Preservation Course to many companies both large and small since 2011. I am pleasantly surprised that more and more people are beginning to take personal security very seriously. So one.. read more →

08 Mar 2018
March 8, 2018

Employee Asset Investment

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“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”- Anne M. Mulcahy/former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation. These words rang true as I recently conducted a Personal Preservation.. read more →

23 Feb 2018
February 23, 2018

What’s Missing in Your Training?

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There are of course many facets to a training plan for Law enforcement, Security or Executive Protection Teams. For the sake of this article let’s focus on empty hand tactics. There is almost a limitless amount of combative/defensive tactics/arrest control programs and systems out there. Often times the choices each organization or department is driven.. read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

EPT Training And The Poisoned Chalice

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Sometimes we can get caught up in the latest trend of a particular aspect of training only to our detriment. This can often lead to a “Poisoned Chalice” situation where it looks very good when you first get it, only to do great harm in the long run.  Nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed.. read more →

Whether you are a CEO with an Executive Protection Team (EPT) or you’re a member of that team, you should have an interest in the training plan of that team.    If you’re the CEO you may wonder how much training your team may need.  After all you hired competent and qualified individuals, right?  If your.. read more →

01 Feb 2017
February 1, 2017

Individual Movement

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Navigating through crowds With the current climate in the united states you may find yourself inadvertently in a demonstration, unruly crowd or other large group gathering. This could happen when you’re going to the mall, to the airport, to city hall or any variety of places. So how does one maneuver through this type of.. read more →

Almost anyone you talk to these days has heard of the widely known “Run – Hide – fight” motto in relation to an active threat or active shooter situation. Almost everyone you know can probably name at least one incident in 2016 when it was probably talked about, especially now with the recent shooting in.. read more →