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    Eric Myers

    Now Training Headmaster for Guardian 8, Eric is a former law enforcement officer and previously led a creative cadre that specialized in creating, producing, and facilitating training events.

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    Guardian 8 on the Airwaves!

    Posted by Eric Myers on Sep 3, 2015 10:03:00 AM

    Guardian 8's Pro V2 Enhanced Non-Lethal device was featured on our local ABC affiliate during yesterday's evening newscast on three separate occasions! The station was conducting a story on school violence, and reporter Joe Bartel pinned us as a great solution to the problem. We made sure to emphasize the Pro V2's value to hospitals, private security, and other industries, too, and we're glad Joe mentioned it in the story.

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    Quick-Thinking Officer Uses Pro V2 to Successfully De-Escalate a Potentially Violent Incident

    Posted by Eric Myers on Aug 13, 2015 1:52:00 PM


    While on a phone call this morning with a ranking official from a healthcare facility in Ohio, we learned about an incident in which a security officer at the facility successfully deployed a Pro V2 unit to de-escalate a potentially violent incident.

    At first, we assumed that the officer recognized a potential threat and then drew and armed the Pro V2 to gain compliance. When we learned the full story, we were even more excited that the device did exactly what it was designed to do and that the officer utilized quick thinking under pressure to protect himself and others from harm.

    Here's the scoop:

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    Guardian 8’s Pro V2 Device to be Included in Universal Protection Service’s Use of Force Policy

    Posted by Eric Myers on Jul 8, 2015 4:09:00 PM

    Nation’s 4th largest professional security provider adopts new non-lethal intermediate defense technology

    Guardian 8 Corporation, the wholly owned operating subsidiary of Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH), a leading provider of Enhanced Non-Lethal (ENL) defense technologies, today announced that its Pro V2 device was endorsed by Universal Protection Service (‘UPS’) and included in its use of force policy for its customers as an alternative to exclusively armed or unarmed security contracts.

    UPS is a division of Universal Services of America and is recognized as an industry leader when it comes to advancing technology that enhances the security services it offers to its customers. The company employs over 50,000 uniformed security officers and professionals and now operates in 49 states nationwide.

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    Guardian 8 Goes to Washington!

    Posted by Eric Myers on Jun 19, 2015 10:13:33 AM

    (Police Foundation Vice President, Jim Burch, moderated the briefing)

    Guardian 8 was invited to speak at a briefing 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 (R-WA) and Congressman Pascrell (D-NJ), myself (Guardian 8's Training Headmaster), two senior NYPD command staff members, a Washington State SWAT officer, and one other less-lethal technology company representative. 

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