Having the proper tools is paramount for the armed security guard. This guards’ life was saved by the bullet proof vest

It’s unfortunate that our lives are threatened by violence and terror.  The need for armed security couldn’t be greater

Around 10 p.m. a woman in a car pulled out a gun and fired a shot at a security guard’s chest. Fortunately the security guard was wearing a bullet proof vest, which stopped the bullet. He returned fire, hitting the woman.

Having the proper tools is paramount for the armed security guard. This guards’ life was saved by the bullet proof vest when a random person pulled out a gun and starting shooting at the guards chest.

It’s unfortunate that our lives are threatened by violence and terror.  The need for armed security couldn’t be greater. — Frank Costa, President Nexgen Security Guard Services.

 

Source: Shootout at Hillcrest Medical Center leaves security guard, woman injured, Mudd, C., Butler, M. KTUL, (May 27, 2021) https://ktul.com/news/local/shooting-at-hilcrest-medical-center-leaves-two-injured.

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

armed guard is very serious business

Hiring an armed guard is very serious business. Well established rules and regulations are strictly followed regarding the use of force.

A man is dead after he was shot and killed in a Lowe’s parking lot by a security guard in the East Columbia Neighborhood, in Portland, Or. 

This is a very bad day for all the actors involved. The man shot dead will never have an opportunity to spend to with his family. The security guard who shot the man, may be held accountable for this shooting. The security guard’s freedom could be in jeopardy. And  the company that employs the guard, may go out of business. It is not know whether or not the guard was properly insured to do armed security. — Frank Costa, Nexgen Security Guard Protection Services.

Hiring an armed guard is very serious business. Well established rules and regulations are strictly followed regarding the use of force. Rigorous training for armed security must adhere to the procedures established, when and how the use of a firearm is warranted. Guards are expertly trained in de-escalation techniques, as well as methods and ways to keep composed under high stress situations.

 

Source: Witnesses: Security guard shoots, kills man near East Columbia Lowe’s, KOIN 6 News (May 31, 2021) https://www.koin.com/violent-crime/man-shot-killed-near-east-columbia-lowes/.

 

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

Security guards are well trained in diffusing volatile situations. Most have skills in self-defense.

Security guards are well trained in diffusing volatile situations. Most have skills in self-defense.

A security guard was attempted to throw a drunk patron out of the bar.

At times, a situation may go from a very negative verbal interaction to a physical one. Security guards are well trained in diffusing volatile situations. Most have some training in self-defense, which is certainly useful when violent situations erupt such as the incident in Texas. — Frank Costa, President NEXGEN Protection Security Guard Services

 

Source: Texas security guard unleashes martial arts moves in restaurant brawl, Brown, L. (NY Post, May 13.2021) https://nypost.com/2021/05/13/security-guard-unleashes-martial-arts-moves-in-restaurant-brawl/.

 

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

Security Protection is necessary to mitigate high risk threats to the public

Security Protection is necessary to mitigate high risk threats to the public

We live in uncertain times and threats are an ever present reality. Security guards help mitigate high risk threats to the public.

A 39-year-old security guard who was shot in downtown Wichita this week has died . . .

There is never a “routine day” when having interactions with the public, wither your law enforcement or private security. As such, the need to be attentive and be ready to act with in a seconds is crucial. — Frank Costa, President, CEO Nexgen Security Guard Services

 

Source: Security guard shot outside Wichita QuikTrip has died, police say, May 5, 2021, KAKE News, https://www.kake.com/story/43829357/family-saying-goodbye-to-security-guard-shot-outside-wichita-quiktrip

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

De-escalation training for security guards should be mandatory

No Excuses: De-Escalation Training for Security Guards Should be Mandatory

An armed security guard fatally shot a patron overnight Sunday after an argument violently escalated.

Frank Costa, President/CEO Nexgen Security Guard Services
De-escalation training for security guards should be mandatory. At times, interactions between a patron and security can become volatile. When this occurs, a properly training guard, should be able to use their training to control the situation with out becoming part of the problem.

 

Source: Phoenix security guard fatally shoots patron after argument, police say, May 9, 2021, 12 News, https://www.12news.com/article/news/crime/phoenix-security-guard-fatally-shoots-patron-after-argument-police-say/75-3e69843f-5421-411e-b8db-5a43742dbebc

 

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

Armed Security Guard

Factors To Consider When Hiring A Security Detail To Protect Your Organization

Security Guard Protection: Armed versus Unarmed

Some community members question whether having an armed guard makes the public more safe or increases the chances of just the opposite happening?

 

Frank Costa, President Nexgen Security Guard Protection

Public Opinion Shapes How Safe We Think We Are

 

When business make a decision on wither an armed or unarmed security detail should be put in place, a few things should be considered.

 

  • Develop a threat assessment,
  • Evaluate the threat against the need to have an armed guard vs unarmed,
  • And what public perception of using an armed guard vs unarmed security guard.

 

 

Source: Armed security at Casey’s in Iowa City’s south side raises concerns, The Gazette, May 7, 2021, J. Steppe, https://www.thegazette.com/companies/armed-security-at-caseys-in-iowa-citys-south-side-raises-concerns/

 

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

We live in a dangerous, uncertain world. Security Protection is necessary to keep us safe.

We live in a dangerous, uncertain world. Security Protection is necessary to keep us safe.

We live in a dangerous, uncertain world. Security Protection is necessary to keep us safe.

 

Frank Costa, President of NEXGEN Protection Security —

One of the main duties of a security guard is to provide a safe and welcoming environment. Unfortunately, sometimes things can get difficult. In the particular case, a guard was shot. Having proper safety equipment (Bullet proof vest), could save the guards life.

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

 

Source:

THV11 Digital, March 12, 2021 |Pine Bluff police arrest 1 suspect in Saracen Casino security guard shooting
https://www.thv11.com/article/news/crime/security-guard-shot-at-saracen-casino-in-pine-bluff-police-searching-for-suspects/91-8b73eda0-d58e-4c0d-b83b-41c64401f7ba

As social unrest continues to increase, crime prevention is key to reducing financial losses.

As social unrest continues to increase, crime prevention is key to reducing financial losses.

Security officer duties include protecting people, places and property from potential threats. Although the security officer job description varies, depending on the specific work setting, security guard duties focus primarily on preventing crime. A vigilant security force deters criminals who are intent on committing theft, vandalism, sabotage, cyber attacks, physical violence or terrorism.

 

Frank Costa, President of NEXGEN Protection Security —

As social unrest continues to increase, crime prevention is key to reducing financial losses. The presence of an unformed guard, can deter crime. Bad actors will seek a place or facility that can be a easier target.

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

 

Source:

Importance of Security Officers & the Role They Play Today, Chron, July 25, 2018

https://work.chron.com/importance-security-officers-role-play-today-15199.html

Having properly trained security personnel, is essential to addressing crime prevention measures.

Having properly trained security personnel, is essential to addressing crime prevention measures.

A racist attacker brutally beat an Asian woman who was walking to her church in Midtown on Monday morning — as a security guard in a nearby building watched and did nothing to help, according to police and footage of the incident.

Frank Costa, President of NEXGEN Protection Security —

Having properly trained security personnel, is essential to addressing crime prevention measures.

In this particular case, it appears the building security personnel observed the assault in progress and did not attempt to intervene. The lack of action could be cause by numerous reasons, nonetheless less it does not give the public any confidence that they are being protected. ”

 

 

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

 

Source: NY Post | March 29, 2021

Asian woman brutally beaten in suspected hate crime as security guard does nothing to help

https://nypost.com/2021/03/29/asian-woman-seriously-injured-in-suspected-midtown-hate-crime/

Security Protection is Serious Stuff, Don't Cut Corners Hiring Sub Standard Services

Security Protection is Serious Stuff, Don’t Cut Corners Hiring Sub Standard Services

G4S, one the world’s largest private security force, which provides guards for thousands of private businesses and government agencies across the nation.

G4S has hired or retained hundreds of security guards with questionable records, including criminal convictions, allegations of violence and prior law enforcement careers that ended in disgrace.

Note that Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company acquired G4S in April, 2021.

Frank Costa, President of NEXGEN Protection Security —

Certain things in life, cheaper just wont cut it and that certainly applies to security guard services. Large security outfits, focus on revenue and overlook very basic hiring standards offering sub par services. Sometimes, even putting the the very client they should be protecting in harms way.

 

 

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.

 

Source:

A security empire deployed guards with violent pasts across the U.S. Some went on to rape, assault or kill

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