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Practical Defense Systems Co-Founder Interviewed by NBC News!

Practical Defense Systems Co-Founder Interviewed by NBC News!

On the morning of April 4, 2011, a Security Guard stationed in the Apple Store at the Otay Ranch Towne Center mall in Chula Vista California, was forced to shoot one of three armed burglary suspects as they broke into the business.  That afternoon, NBC 7/39 interviewed Practical Defense Systems Co-founder, regarding Security Officer training. […]

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California State Senate Certificate of Excellence

Senator Joel Anderson Awards PDS a Senate Certificate for Excellence!

California State Senator Joel Anderson, on April 13, 2011, presented Practical Defense Systems with a California Senator Certificate recognizing the “Outstanding training… and excellent public-safety and self-defense courses…” provided by PDS to residents of San Diego’s East County. We are very grateful for Senator Anderson’s commitment to the citizens of San Diego’s East County and […]

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Taser C2

Are TASERs The Right Tool For Security Guards?

In the days leading up to the TASER International “Law Enforcement Instructor Course” this week, I was unconvinced that TASERs are a viable self-defense tool for security guards.  However, having completed the course two days later, fired several TASERs during the training, spoken to line officers who carry them every day and seen countless examples […]

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