Archive for April 2015

Mall Cop 2: A Good Laugh, and a Timely Reminder

Wherever you go, they’re there. You may not pay much attention to them, but they are on the job protecting the public in shopping malls, stadiums, hospitals, schools and many more places. Security guards are among America’s unsung heroes.  Saturday, April 11, is National Security Guard Day.  It’s a chance to stop and recognize the…

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Boston Area Hospital to Use New Security Device

This article was originally published by the Boston Herald on April 5, 2015. By Jordan Graham Newton-Wellesley Hospital will be rolling out new, non-lethal devices for its security staff in the coming weeks, as hospitals across the country have seen an increase in violent attacks by patients. “As the services in the community decrease, more…

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Security Guards Face Daily Risks; Proper Tools Can Keep Them Safe

Security guards put their lives on the line every day. Unfortunately, injuries are a regular job hazard. All too frequently security guards are assaulted in the line of duty. Take for example, a recent incident in Riverside, California. The Press-Enterprise reports a suspect pulled a knife on a security guard outside a McDonald’s. As the security guard approached,…

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