Leadership in Executive Protection

by Frank G. Gallagher What is leadership today? What has happened to the so called leaders of the industry? Who really makes the decisions that affects the lives of the people that we protect? Has the profession sold out? As a former Recon Marine, I make all decisions pertaining to the daily operations of any protection detail predicated upon two principles: 1.  Accomplish the mission. 2.  … [Read more...]

A series of articles about the new Presidential Limo

The next Limo http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/12/new-presidential-limo-contract_n_4950279.html This is Request for Quote for the vehicle - Next Generation Presidential Limousine Development https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=79bec0446b6dc572950f9079088173f7&tab=core&_cview=0 A drawing of the Presidential … [Read more...]

The Victim Operated Improvised Explosives Device (VOIED)

Many of the Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) used in the United States involves a victim operated device. These devices have to have action by the victim to function, either by moving, lifting or opening the suspicious item/package. The bomber will exploited the victims’ “sense of curiosity” by placing the disguised IED inside common items, such as boxes, gift wrapped presents, flashlights, … [Read more...]

Coming Soon – A Security Driver/ Secure Transportation Association

Why the association and why now? The time has come for those who supply Security Driving and Secure Transportation to be recognized for the accomplishments and contributions they have made to the profession, and to the safety and security of their clients. The importance of Security Driving and Secure Transportation has been well documented. Most events that have shaped the industry and … [Read more...]

A Collection of Recent Vehicle Attacks

SecurityDriver.Com (SD.C) is one of the oldest web sites in the security industry. For close to 20 years SD.C has been a source of information for the protective services industry. In a short while we will be changing the SD.C format. Many of the articles on SD.C will be removed, but for now this is a collection of various Vehicle Attack scenarios. The articles are old and some of the articles are … [Read more...]