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    Interesting Read

    Posted by Eric Myers on Dec 28, 2015


    I received a link to a Security Magazine article from a colleague who simply said, "Interesting read" in the subject header of the email. Naturally, my curiosity caused me to click on the link. Perhaps it's the same thing that caused you to start reading this blog post.

    In my situation, I was glad that I clicked the link.

    The article was well-written (I've come to expect this from the folks at Security Magazine). It featured the summary of a webinar about whether or not to arm security officers in hospitals. What caught my eye, however, was the disparity between the term "armed" and the alternative (nothing). Implied in the article is the idea that "armed" only means lethal force and that the alternative is to “Take a zero incidence philosophy; or consider a mix of policies such as having a licensed police officer on site, particularly within the ER; and develop strong 911 ties.”

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    Topics: Healthcare Security, Healthcare Violence, non-lethal tools, Officer Safety

    How We Help You Get a "Yes" to New Security Gear

    Posted by Steve Cochennet on Mar 26, 2015


     When Guardian 8 first formed back in 2008, we were motivated by a single goal: to create a solution to the problem that made being a security guard one of the most hazardous jobs there are. We knew it would revolutionize professional security when we created a new category called Enhanced Non-Lethal. We assembled a team of experts representative of the best in the industry, including companies like TASER, Digital Ally and Garmin. We incorporated the technology of companies like Sabre Red, BladeTech and Bluetooth. We patented our own precision OC stream to create a product that filled the role of an "intermediate" response - as I like to say, between talking to 'em and shooting at 'em.  

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    Topics: non-lethal tools, Officer Safety

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