A note on violence: When all you have is a hammer

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This one could be a short musing on violence and its use as a problem solving tool in the security industry. Have you ever heard the phrase ‘when all you have is a hammer every problem looks like a nail’? Its something I’ve often related to the security industry and something which my younger self was often guilty of. Its …

The Security industry is not the Olympics

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Fair fights are for the Olympics not the security profession This week is going to be a bit of a departure from normal. There are two things that I don’t usually do in these articles. The first is to go on a rant and the second is to comment on individual incidents. In this article I’m going to do both …

Physical intervention training – Don’t fear the ninja’s

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In this article I would like to talk a little about physical intervention. Not in a technical way such as discussing techniques etc but more of an overview to dispel some myths and misconceptions. Contrary to popular belief physical intervention isn’t taught (at more than a basic level) to many people in the security industry. Many operatives rely on previous …