A while back we conducted a Vehicle Dynamics Training Program for a Law Enforcement Agency in Massachusetts. One of the training vehicles was a Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicle - SUV. Not that I am a skeptic BUT I never thought you would ever use the words Police Packed SUV and pursuit in the same sentence. But after working with and testing this vehicle we have to change our thought … [Read more...]
It’s that time of the year when bad weather can be problematic. Most of the driving public can opt out of driving in bad weather – but CEO’s didn’t get to be CEO’s because they stayed home when it snowed. http://securitydriver.com/11/driving-in-bad-weather/ No matter what the TV ads show no 4WD system will make up for a decrease in … [Read more...]
This week’s issue of Bloombergs Newsweek - An article. The author also interviewed Frank Gallagher about his time in Iraq - working for Blackwater - protecting Ambassador Bremer. There is also a quote from Bremer covering Frank and his team’s performance. “They did a terrific, first-rate job,” Bremer says today. “We had a number of attempts on my life that they got me through.” Frank is … [Read more...]
The introduction from Eric Prince’s book “Civilian Warriors” starts with quotes from an article written by Frank Gallagher.
The article, “A First Person Account of a Vehicle Ambush” appeared in the April 2103 issue of Security Driver Magazine. You can read the article in its entirety at http://issuu.com/securitydrivermagazine/docs/securitydriverdmag-issue2. You can go to this site which is a PDF of the E Magazine and print and/or download a copy of the 2nd … [Read more...]
The cover article for the third Issue of Security Driver Magazine (SDM) gets to the point of what we do and why we do it - “What Keeps You Awake at Night”. There are eight articles covering a wide range range of topics. Bill Clark talks about the “Detection of a Suicide Vehicle Borne Attack” - Tom Taylor puts together a guideline for hiring drivers, also a rather unique discussion on Driving the … [Read more...]