• Super-Trainer Ray Johnson On Building A Lucrative Career As An Instructor

    Ray Johnson got into the security industry years ago, and earned his way through hard work and excellence to the very top ranks as a multi-discipline Instructor and Trainer. Ray sits down to talk about what it takes to make it as an instructor, then as a well-paid and...
  • This Is Why We MUST Train Constantly

    When were you last on the range training with your duty firearm? If you are like me, and most other security and law enforcement professionals, it’s been a while. Ammunition isn’t cheap anymore, and when we have any time off, it’s rarely enough to spend driving to a range,...
  • Are They Goals Or Just Wishes?

    You’ve done it, I’ve done it, and every living person with a bone of honesty will admit to doing it, too. It’s the very reason we put little stock in resolutions and such things for big plans made when spirits are high and the discomfort of work and commitment...
  • How To Setup Your Notebook

    I remember the first time I testified in a criminal trial. I was a young Police Officer, it was my first year on the job, and I was all of twenty years old. When called, I marched proudly through the courtroom doors and confidently took my place on the...
  • Why Boxing May Be Best

    I’ve get a lot of pushback when I suggest that they add some boxing workouts to their training regimen. When the uninitiated hear the word boxing, they visualize a security officer senselessly punching the stuffing out of some hapless citizen and the monumental blowback that would surely come afterward....
  • Soaring Above The Rest

    Ten Things You Can Do To Excel In The Security IndustryI always looked at human resources as a place where old security guards went to die, under a mountain of paper and bureaucratic BS. I was wrong. In 2021, when I took over and re-created the HR department for...
  • Invest In Your Skills

    When we talk about being trained and prepared to work in the security industry, most think about firearm proficiency, yet, most armed security officers will never fire their weapons in the line of duty. In contrast, almost every security officer will need to use other skills on a daily...