The Nightclub Hero
In Huntsville, AL, a security guard shot a man who was attempting to enter the nightclub with a gun on his person. This man could have killed people inside, but the security guard stopped him in his tracks before anything drastic could happen. The incident began when two men got into a fight outside of a club at about 1 a.m., prompting one man to go to his car and retrieve an AK-47. At this point, the man who had retrieved the gun from his car began firing shots in the middle of the parking lot. It was then when the security officer stepped in and shot the man to stop the incident from going any further.
Huntsville police department lieutenant told reporters that there could have been many more injuries if the security officer has not stepped in. According to him, this nightclub security guard prevented what could have been a catastrophe.
STEM School Savior
In 2019 at a STEM school in Denver, CO took down an armed shooter who could have potentially taken many lives. Fortunately, the shooter was apprehended by the security guard before things got too serious, which means there weren’t any real injuries. This security officer was employed by a local security agency called BOSS, who was able to provide him with the training and expertise necessary to handle the situation with grace and efficiency.
Both BOSS supervisors and students from STEM School Highlands Ranch took the opportunity to praise the security officer who apprehended the shooter, saying he likely saved a lot more lives than he was aware of.
Training Is Key
There are a lot of reasons why security officers are able to provide excellent services to the businesses they provide service for, but one of the biggest reasons is the fact that they have excellent training. Hiring professionals from a security company means you can count on getting some of the very best protection money can buy. Not only are these officers trained to protect the people they work for, but they’re also trained to deescalate situations before they’re overblown.
It doesn’t matter if they are covering an event, business or construction site, safety should always be a top priority, and nobody plays a bigger role in that than private security officers. If you are not sure if you need to hire professional security services, here is an article about common reasons to hire unarmed security in MD, DC or VA . Although security guards aren’t often recognized for their heroic contributions, there are countless stories of security guards saving lives and providing service when it’s essential to the people.