...a gun is a heavy hammer that cannot be applied to every self-defense situation. As the old saying goes, “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”
In the state of California, it's essential for security guards to understand their role and responsibilities thoroughly. One crucial aspect is knowing why making arrests should be avoided in most cases. This article will explore the reasons why California security guards should steer clear of making arrests and instead focus on non-arrest approaches to maintain safety effectively.
“What does that mean for me and how can I make more money as a security guard?”  The answer is simple and has three parts: experience, training and focus.  Let's take them one at a time.
Addressing both public perceptions and the hard reality of either mass shooting or active shooter threats requires security officers to undergo specialized training that goes beyond traditional security measures.
"Certainly, there is a “guard” component of executive protection.  Still, that is a very small part of the overall job.  An executive protection team is primarily focused on preventing threats rather than dealing with threats once they materialize.  With that in mind, keeping your client’s personal information secure is of paramount importance."