Enhanced Non-Lethal Security Blog

4 Tips for Becomming a Great Leader in the Security Industry

It’s no secret that many security company owners have previous experience in military and/or law enforcement to bolster their credibility when discussing security solutions with clients. However, even the most salty veteran doesn’t always translate into a great business leader. If you have the courage and drive to make the leap from good to great,…

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5 Pre-Planning Questions for an Informed Security Response

As an advocate for Enhanced Non-Lethal technologies like the Pro V2, you’d probably expect me to be the type of guy who stands on a soapbox and preaches against arming private security officers with lethal force. And I’m sorry to disappoint you, but that’s not always the case. Lethal force has its place in the…

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Cameras Aren’t Enough

I remember responding to a number of shoplifting calls back when I was a police officer. One local store in particular seemed to have a lot of recurring issues with shoplifters, so I used to see a lot of the same faces working as Loss Prevention Agents when I’d respond. Most of the time, the…

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The Pro V2 Makes the News in New Hampshire

We recently provided Instructor training for senior security members of New Hampshire’s Monadnock Community Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. But who knew that just weeks later the Pro V2 would show up in a local newspaper? Feel free to check out the original article here: http://www.vnews.com/home/16946798-95/dhmc-gets-safety-devices-to-protect-staff-patients Or, if you prefer, we’ve included a PDF of…

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Guardian 8 Goes to Washington!

Guardian 8 was invited to speak at a briefing last week in Washington D.C for the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Law Enforcement Caucus as part of a discussion about alternative, non-lethal, and less-lethal use of force options in law enforcement. The featured speakers at the briefing included the caucus co-chairs, Congressman Reichert…

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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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How We Help You Get a “Yes” to New Security Gear

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…

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