He’s Got Your Back: How a Protection Specialist Keeps Clients Safe

A great article in the Wall Street Journal featuring good friend and associate Mark Fair There seems to be an abundance of negative press. When they appear, the articles are posted on many of the Social Media Bodyguard/EP sites, accompanied by hundreds of woe is us comments, of how the negative article is “hurting the profession”. IMHO that comment may be true depending on what “profession” you … [Read more...]

The Value Of Personal Protection For Crime Ridden-Cities

As professionals in the executive protection business we like to believe that we are prepared to deal with the various challenges we may encounter. Yet we often tend to overlook or dismiss dangers that are in plain sight. It is these dangers that we need to recognize and prepare for, as they could be critically important in the overall success of the mission. It is easy to become complacent and … [Read more...]

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...]