Archive for September 2015

Join Guardian 8 in Reducing School Violence

Will you join me and the rest of the Guardian 8 team in our commitment to reducing school violence? I ask because I’ve grown so tired of reading stories about student-on-staff violence like this: http://privateofficer.org/fort-worth-student-assaults-school-security-officer-privateofficer-com/ and student-on-student violence like this: http://privateofficer.org/student-charged-with-attempted-murder-following-cafeteria-beating-privateofficer-com/ And if reading the description of the student-on-student incident above doesn’t impact you enough,…

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Violence: Delta State University and Beyond

The school shooting in Mississippi at Delta State University that resulted in the death of history professor Ethan Schmidt is another reminder that violence can strike anywhere at anytime. The small town of Cleveland, Mississippi is the last place you’d expect an active shooter situation to force a school into lock down, but that was…

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A Lucky (Lethal) Shot?

If you scour the Internet for private security stories, a recent one out of Utah should have caught your eye. It may have also made you cringe a bit…at least, I hope it did. Here’s the gist: A male subject walks into a Driver License Office. During his transaction with one of the clerks, an…

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Guardian 8 on the Airwaves!

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 pinned us as a great solution to the problem. We made sure to emphasize the Pro V2’s value to hospitals, private…

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Reflection in the Wake of Tragedy

The deplorable acts of violence by a disgruntled gunman last week in Virginia really rattled my cage. I was actually in Virginia for a training class, watching the local news in my hotel room that morning. I left about 15 minutes prior to the on-air incident, so I was as shocked as anyone when I…

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