HELP! Someone stole my house!
After retiring from law enforcement, I became a private investigator and physical security consultant here in my hometown of...018
Body Cameras for Private Security Officers: Why it’s not happening
About three year ago I wrote an article predicting that some private security officers would soon start using body...
Legal Responsibilities of Dog Owners
To dog lovers, their pet is a member of the family. But to the law, a dog can sometimes...
Is Your Company Security Policy Worse than Worthless?
One of my earliest cases as a private investigator involved a chain of auto repair shops where managers at...
Confession and Statements Obtained by Private Security upon Promise of Leniency Ruled INVALID
Over three decades in law enforcement I investigated many crimes and as an Internal Affairs investigator and police manager,...
INVESTIGATIVE HYPNOSIS: Is it effective or completely bogus?
Way back in the 1970’s when I was a college student studying criminal justice I participated in a student...
Body Cameras for Private Security Officers? It is coming.
Camera technology has advanced to the point that high quality video and audio can now be captured from tiny...
Private Employer Held Liable for the Acts of Off – Duty Police Officer Employed as Private Security Guard
In a previous article “When Private Companies Hire Off-Duty Police Officers as Security, Who is liable when things go...
When Private Companies Hire Off Duty Police Officers as Security; Who is Liable When Things Go Wrong?
The practice of private businesses hiring off duty police officers as security officers is nothing new. All across the...