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The right to bear arms

October 25, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

This week I took a break from the security industry to reflect on news from the security guard industry, and the title probably doesn’t mean what you think it does. Let’s get that news out of the way up front since it’s the least heavy topic. Well, actually bears are pretty heavy. A security guard in Aspen made the unfortunate discovery of a bear in a kitchen at a local resort. According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife the guard was responding to a call about the bear when he...

David Dillard, firearms, Greg Abbot, Larry Rojas, security guard, The Orange County Register

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Double Eagle

June 14, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Fittingly there are two topics for today’s title, and let me say it's great to talk about something lighthearted and comical for a change. What’s so funny you ask? Well, if you hadn’t guessed from the golf related title I’m talking about the spectacular (pun intended) tackle of Canadian golfer Adam Hadwin by a security guard while trying to celebrate the tournament win of friend Nick Taylor. The still picture is better than the video and worth a thousand words, though...

Adam Hadwin, Artificial Intelligence (AI), cloud video surveillance, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), SECOM, security guard

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As community mourns, Allied Universal issues condolences and a statement


As country mourns, Allied Universal issues condolences and a statement

May 9, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – The country is reeling following the aftermath of a brutal mass shooting that occurred at an outlet mall in Allen, Texas, on May 6. Nine people were killed in the incident, including the shooter, and at least seven others injured. Among those killed was 20-year-old security professional Christian LaCour, a member of the Allied Universal team. The company issued the following statement about LaCour: “The Allied Universal® team lost one of its own during a...

Allen, Texas outlet mall shooting, Allied Universal, Christian LaCour, mass shooting, Mauricio Martinez Garcia, security guard, security professional, Steve Jones, Uvalde

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