January, 2014

January 31, 2014: A private security guard had to shoot and kill two dogs. The armed security guard was off-duty and driving when he saw a man being attacked by two Rottweiler's on Wednesday afternoon. The private security guard stopped his car to help the man who was being attacked but had to shoot the dogs to stop them. Four people ended up being attacked by these dogs. The private security guard was not injured.
In Nashville a man has been arrested for aggravated robbery. The suspect had met a woman on an internet dating site and they setup up a time to have dinner together at her Nashville apartment. Once they were about to sit down for dinner the man pulled a gun on her and threatened to shoot her. The suspect then stole her bank cards and even took her car. Nashville police showed the victim a photo lineup and the victim was able to identify the man. Nashville police arrested him last night and he is currently in a Nashville jail.
A private security guard in Nevada is being charged with impersonating a police officer. The private security guard was wearing his security jacket and had a flashlight with the word police on it; also the security guard had his baton with him. The private security guard and a friend of his had pulled up next to a couple in a white vehicle and started yelling at them to pull over. The private security guard and his friend made the couple get out of their vehicle and that is when one of the victims was pushed up against a wall and searched by the security guard and his friend. One of the victims started becoming suspicious of the private security guard and was able to get away from him and called the police. The private security guard and his friend then left the scene in their car. One of the victims though was able to get a license plate number and description of the car the security guard was driving. When the police arrested the private security guard he first denied he was involved but eventually the private security guard admitted he did participate in the crime yet changed his version of the events several times. The private security guard would not tell the police why he stopped the victims and searched them.

January 30, 2014: A private security guard in Ohio was run over by a vehicle. The security guard was chasing a female shoplifter outside of a clothing store when the woman jumped into a waiting vehicle. The male driver hit the private security guard with the car and then backed over the security guards leg. The private security was taken to a local hospital. Police continue to search for the suspects. The private security guard is expected to be okay.
In Murfreesboro, TN last night two men were found shot to death. Someone had called the police last night after they saw the two men outside of a business lying on the ground not moving. Once the Murfreesboro police arrived they found the men dead and allot of blood around their heads. Police are still reviewing the video surveillance and so far have a description of a possible suspect's vehicle. The investigation is still ongoing and the police have not released any more information.
Three private security guards in Michigan had to struggle to get a man under control. The private security guards were on post at a local mall when they received a call about a man making threats. It all started when the manager of a jewelry store inside the mall noticed a man outside of his window looking very angry. The manager went to talk to the man and he told the manager he wanted to kill somebody, the manager contacted the security guards. Once the private security guards were confronted the man it looked like he was going to hit them that is when one of the private security guards pepper-sprayed the suspect in the face. The private security guard then started to handcuff the suspect and started fighting the security guard so the other two private security guards came and helped get the man under control. The private security guards then placed the man against the wall and contacted the police. Once the police arrived they found the man to be unresponsive and he was taken to a hospital where he later died. According to the private security guards manager the security guards thought the man was just sitting there peacefully, the private security guards were not aware the man had stopped breathing. An owner of another jewelry store inside the mall said a shopper had showed him a video of the altercation between the private security guards and the man and on the video it can be seen that the three private security guards were laying on the suspect and he kept telling the security guards he couldn't breathe, but the private security guards told him if you can talk then you can breathe. Police have not filed any charges against the three private security guards.
In Nashville early this morning a man has been shot. The victim and his friend were walking down an alley near Nolensville Pike and Moore Avenue when a man approached them and just began shooting. The victim was shot once in each leg and the shooter just ran away from the scene. The victim was taken to a Nashville hospital. The Nashville police are still investigating and only have a vague description of the suspect.



January 29, 2014: I can't believe that January is almost over with. Here at On Guard Security we have gotten this year off to a very productive and busy start. I hope the weather in February gets allot better also, January has been just way to cold here in Nashville.
A private security guard in Maryland had a gun pulled on him. The private security guard was working his post at a local retail store when the private security guard saw a woman put a phone in her pocket. The unarmed security guard watched as the woman went passed all the registers and head out the front door without paying. When the private security guard attempted to stop the woman she pulled out a gun and pointed it at the security guard. The private security guard backed away from her and she was able to flee the scene. The private security guard was not injured.
Two men in Nashville have been arrested and are in a Nashville jail on drug charges. The Nashville police have seized over three pounds of cocaine and more than seven thousand dollars in cash, along with a gun from a home on Lynn Drive in south Nashville. Each suspect had previous convictions in the past.
A first grader in Nashville will not have charges pressed against him after he brought a loaded gun to school. The child had showed the twenty-two caliber pistol to a classmate and that friend told a teacher at the school about the gun. The child had put the gun in his backpack at home without his mother knowing. The mother was very upset by the incident and luckily the weapon had a trigger safety lock on it. No one was injured.
A private security guard in Florida has been arrested. The security guard was on post at a disability center when the guard somehow got access to a key that goes to the gas pumps. The private security guard was able to steal over ten thousand gallons of fuel from the center since April of last year. On Tuesday administrators for the center saw the private security guard make three separate trips to the gas pumps and the security guard filled four five-gallon gas containers during each trip. After the private security guard was arrested he told the police he used the gas for himself, friends, and co-workers. The private security guard was also compensated a few times by his friends for the stolen gas. The security guard is still in jail.
A private security guard in Texas helped a child this morning. The private security guard was working his normal post at an elementary school. When the security guard was making his rounds outside of the school he spotted a one year old boy walking in the middle of the road by himself. The private security guard took the child to the school nurse and then the private security guard contacted the police. The police ended up arresting the parents who lived across the street from the school. The child had been outside in the cold for over an hour.
A private security guard in Georgia shot a suspect. The armed security guard and his best friend who happens to be a police officer had gone out to eat at a local restaurant. Both the officer and the security guard were off-duty at the time. A man came in with a headband covering his face and pointed a gun at a customer who was sitting the closest to the register and it happened to be the police officer. The suspect demanded money from the register, the officer could not get to his weapon but his friend the private security guard had his gun on him and he fired two shots at the suspect. The suspect dropped his gun and fell to the floor. The police are not going to be pressing any charges against the private security guard for they considered his actions to be self-defense and they say the security guard did what he had to do to protect himself and everyone else that was in the restaurant.

January 28, 2014: Two private security guards in Hawaii detained a man for the police. The private security guards were working at a hotel when they got a noise complaint. The security guards went to one of the rooms to see what was going on. Once the security guards got to the room they questioned a man who told the private security guards he was a U.S. Marshall and then the man tried to arrest the two security guards. The private security guards were able to stay with with man until the local police arrived. The police ended up arresting the suspect for impersonating an officer and terroristic threats. The two private security guards received no injuries.
A private security guard in Missouri was shot at early Saturday morning. The private security guard was working in his marked security patrol vehicle checking on two high schools in the area. When the private security guard left one school to check on the other he drove behind another vehicle. After a mile of the security guard driving behind this car, the driver of the car started to turn left and as he did he leaned out of his car and fired four times at the private security guards patrol car. Not one of the bullets hit the private security guard or his patrol car. The police are still investigating whether the driver mistakenly thought the security guard was following him or even if the driver knew the victim was a private security guard. The security guard was not injured.
A private security guard in Washington was stabbed Sunday night. The unarmed security guard was working at a pharmacy when he saw a man putting a sweatshirt into his backpack. The suspect then tried to leave the store without paying. The private security guard confronted the man outside of the store and the suspect pulled a knife and stabbed the security guard in the head and also cut the private security guards side, back and hand. The suspect then fled the area but police were able to locate him a short time later and arrested him. The private security guard was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A private security guard in California has been arrested for burglary and theft. The security guard company that employed this security officer had placed him on post at a hotel to provide security services. The local police were called out to the hotel to investigate and attempted theft of an ATM machine. Witnesses saw three men removing the machine from the wall and placing it on dolly and starting to walk out the door. Once the suspects realized they were being watched they left the machine and just walked out the door. After crime scene investigators fingerprinted the machine they found that one of the prints belonged to the private security guard who had been working at the hotel. The private security guard is currently in jail on a $150,000 bond.
In Nashville last night a home break-in has the Nashville police still searching for one of the suspects. The Nashville police responded to a 911 call from a family who lives in the Nashville home. The family had been awoken by a noise coming from their back door. The suspects had used a hose to break the back door. Once the family woke up the suspects tried to flee the scene. The Nashville police had a k-9 unit come out and one of the suspects was chased down and bitten by the police dog. That was suspect was taken to a Nashville hospital to be treated for the dog bites. No On in the home was injured.
A private security guard in South Carolina was attacked. The private security guard was working for a local retail store and had watched two women load a shopping cart with DVDs. The women continued to walk out of the store without paying for them. The security guard approached the suspect and tried to stop them but the women just kept on walking ignoring the private security guards order to stop. The private security guard started taking the DVDs out of the shopping cart and that is when the women began yelling obscenities at the security guard and they began hitting the guard with their hands. The suspects were able to run to their vehicle and drive away. The private security guard was able to get their license plate number and contacted the police who later arrested the two women. The private security was not injured.
A special thanks to my private security guards who have been working outside in this very cold weather. Thank you Officer Wilson, Officer Walton, Officer Stack, Officer Aboteleb, Britt, Peggy, Officer Benson.

January 27, 2014: The weather in Nashville has been crazy this weekend. On Sunday the weather was warm and it turned out to be a very nice day. Today in Nashville the temperature is dropping drastically by the minute and we are expected to get in the single digits and the wind chill factor will make it feel like -10 degrees.
Two private security guards were shot in Mississippi this weekend. The private security guards were on duty at a local nightclub. A customer of the nightclub was being escorted out by a private security guard when all of a sudden the man pulled out a gun and started shooting, hitting two of the security guards. One of the private security guards was shot in the chest, the other private security guard was grazed by the bullet. The private security guards are recovering at a local hospital. Police are still searching for the suspect.
A private security guard in California chased down two suspects. The private security guard was working his post at a drug store when he spotted a man and a woman stealing items from the store. The couple ran out of the business and the private security guard chased after them. Once the security guard caught up with the couple the male suspect lifted his shirt and showed the unarmed security officer his gun that was in his waistband. The private security guard backed off and the couple ran away. Police later found the couple and arrested them. The private security guard was not injured.
In Maryland an armed security guard kept his customers safe during a mall shooting. The private security guard was on duty at a jewelry store inside the mall when a gunman started shooting. The armed security guard secured the gate over the entrance of the store and took the customers and the employees into a back room. The private security guard went to the front of the store and both the security guard and the store manager spoke with 911 dispatchers and kept them informed as to what they knew and heard during the shooting. The manager of the jewelry store told a local news reporter that everyone felt safe knowing that there was an armed security guard with them and if the shooter tried to make his way into the store the private security guard would have protected them.
In Nashville last night a hotel was robbed at gunpoint. The Nashville police are still investigating after two males walked into the hotel and demanded money from the female clerk at gunpoint. The clerk gave them the money out of the register and one of the armed robbers even took her wallet. Nashville police were unable to locate the suspects.

January 26, 2014: A private security guard in New Jersey was charged with theft. The private security guard was working at a local hospital when a woman had been admitted into the emergency room. The victim had to be transferred to another room for additional treatment and she left her purse behind. An orderly of the hospital had found the purse and he gave it to the private security guard. The security guard went thru her purse and took her debit card. The private security guard then gave the purse to the woman. Even though the private security guard was on duty the security guard left the hospital and went down the street and withdrew $1,400. When the private security guard was gone the victim noticed her card was missing and called the police. The police were speaking with the victim when the private security guard returned. Once the security guard saw the officer speaking with the victim the private security guard tried to give the woman her money back. The officer arrested the private security guard and the security guard was has been charged with theft and he is currently in jail.
A private security guard in India is being charged with rape. The private security guard was working in an apartment building. The victim lived in the apartment building and had gone out with some friends, when she was brought back to the apartments in the early morning hours a male friend watched her walk inside the building, but he did not walk her to her door. The victim's brother found her the next morning in a stairwell and she was taken to a local hospital for her injuries. Police had questioned two private security guards that were on duty that night. One of the private security guards was cleared on any wrong doing. The other private security guard kept giving the police different stories of what happened that night and when the police reviewed the video surveillance they arrested the private security guard. There is no other information available at this time regarding the private security guard.
In Nashville early this morning a grandfather is being charged with shooting his grandson. Nashville police were called out the S. Nashville home where the grandparents and the grandson lived together. The two men had been arguing over the fact the grandson had wreck a vehicle his grandparents bought him. The grandson left the Nashville home for a little while and when he returned his eighty-three year old grandfather fired two shots and one of them struck the grandson in the stomach. The victim is currently in a Nashville hospital in critical condition. The Nashville police arrested and grandfather and he is being held in a Nashville jail on an $800,000 bond. The man is scheduled to attend a hearing later this week in a Nashville court.
A Nashville metro police officer was involved in a crash late Saturday night. The officer had blocked off McGavock Pike during a traffic stop. Another driver who was speeding went through the road block and slammed into a jeep and that jeep crashed into the Nashville officer's patrol car. The jeep and the patrol car received only minor damage. The Nashville officer was not injured. Nashville police suspect the driver who caused the wreck was drunk.
A Nashville couple is charged with first-degree murder and several counts of child neglect. In June of last year Nashville police were called out to the home of the couple and found their child dead inside. After testing had been done on the child it was found he had toxic levels of morphine in his system. The father had been prescribed morphine for back pain. The Nashville officers also discovered unlivable conditions inside the Nashville home. The home was filled with bags of garbage, dirty diapers and animal feces. The couples other three children were removed from the home. The couple will appear in a Nashville courtroom later this week.

January 24, 2014: In Nashville dangerously cold weather has arrived and just does not seem to want to go away. This type of weather can be dangerous for private security guards or anyone else who is required to work outside. I hope all private security guards and anyone else will be prepared for this weather. Extra layers of clothing, a good quality coat, hat and gloves are absolutely essential for anyone that has to work outside for any period of time.
On Guard Security would like to give special thanks to Officer Wilson, Officer Stack, Officer Altobel, Officer Miller, Peggy, Officer W.K. Byrd, Officer Walton, Officer Scales, Officer Abotaleb, Britt, and Officer Benson. A very special welcome to On Guard Security to Officer Forrest. Officer Ward we at On Guard Security hope you get well soon.
A man in Illinois has been given a twenty-five year sentence for shooting an unarmed guard. The private security guard was working at a social club. The private security guard had thrown the man out of social club for being drunk and disorderly. The man then came back with a gun and approached the private security guard. Once the unarmed guard saw him coming the security guard tried to run away from the man, but the man was able to shoot the private security guard in the leg. The man then fled the scene. The private security guard who is a combat veteran in the military had to have a metal rod placed in his leg. The private security guard is unable to run or stand for long periods of time now.
A private security guard in Michigan was body slammed to the ground. The private security guard company that employees this private security guard had placed him at a post in a high school. It is not yet known what started the altercation between the private security guard and the teenager. There is a video of the private security guard being body slammed by the quarterback though. The private security guard had to be taken to a local hospital to be examined for serious injuries. No details or comments have been released by the private security guard company regarding the injured guard.
A private security guard in New York had a knife pulled on him. The private security guard was working at a local bar and had told the suspect to leave. The private security guard had only let the suspect in to let him look for a friend, but the man got into an altercation with someone else. The private security guard then tried to escort the man out and as the security guard was getting him to the door the suspect pulled a knife and threatened the private security guard before he fled the scene. Police were able to locate the man and arrested him. The private security guard was not injured.
In Nashville a man was shot last night at his south Nashville apartment. The Nashville police were called to the apartment on Nolensville Road in response to a shooting. The victim told the police he was walking upstairs to his Nashville apartment when two men wearing dark hoodies began shooting at him. The suspects then left the area in a vehicle. The Nashville man does not know why they were shooting at him. Police in Nashville are still investigating. The Nashville man was taken to a Nashville hospital with two gunshot wounds to his left leg.
In Nashville this morning police have arrested a man suspected in a robbery. The Nashville officer had stopped the man's vehicle for having a blown headlight. Once the officer saw what the man was wearing he noticed it matched the description of a suspect in Thursday's robbery at a convenience store. Nashville detectives were called to the scene and found a semi-automatic pistol. The man told the Nashville officer he did rob the store and that the cash they found on him was part of his take from the robbery. The man is currently in a Nashville jail.

January 23, 2014: A private security guard in California was attacked. The private security guard was working at a local store when he saw two young boys trying to steal some alcohol. When the private security guard confronted the young boys they started to attack the private security guard. Police arrived and were able to arrest one of the boys and the other one fled in a vehicle. There is no information on the private security guard and whether the private security guard suffered any injuries.
A private security guard in Arizona detains a man. The private security guard was on post at a local resort. A police helicopter was on patrol Tuesday night when a green light struck the cockpit. The crew on board the helicopter used their spotlight to light up the hill near the resort and saw a man in the area. They contacted the private security guards at the resort. The private security guard was able to locate the man and held him until the police arrived.
In Nashville the Nashville police had to use spike strips on a vehicle. The Nashville police had tried to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle that the Nashville police suspected in multiple recent break-ins. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop so another Nashville police officer half a mile down the road had to lay down spike strips. Even though the truck's passenger side tires blew out the driver still continued to drive through a Nashville neighborhood and onto Saundersville Road. Nashville police found the truck but the driver fled the area into nearby woods. The passenger in the truck stayed at the scene and the Nashville police apprehended him. The passenger remains in Nashville police custody for questioning and the Nashville police are still searching for the driver.


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January 22, 2014: A private security guard in Illinois shot an armed robber. The private security was on duty at a jewelry store last night. Customers and store employees told the police that three men came running into the jewelry store and one of them who were armed with a gun went straight towards the private security guard. Once the private security guard saw the man coming with the gun pointed at him the private security guard pulled his own weapon and shot the suspect multiple times in the chest and head. The other two attempted robbers ran from the jewelry store when the shooting started. The private security guard was not injured in the shooting.
A private security guard in Connecticut was threatened with being shot. The private security guard was working at a local clothing store when he watched a woman put three pair of pants into her purse and try to walk out of the store with a male companion. When the private security guard approached the couple and advised them he was a security officer for the store and they needed to come back inside, the woman refused and the private security guard grabbed her purse. At that point the male friend pushed the private security guard and told the security guard he had a gun and would use it on him. The private security guard then backed away from the couple, and the couple fled the area on foot. The police later captured the two and arrested them. The private security guard did not suffer any injuries.
A private security guard in Missouri was assaulted. The private security guard was working at a local clothing store when he saw a man leaving the store with merchandise he did not pay for. The private security guard attempted to stop the man from leaving and the man elbowed the private security guard in the chest. The private security guard never let him go though and the security guard was able to hold him until the police arrived. The private security guard was not injured in the assault.
In Nashville a sandwich shop on Harding Place was robbed. The Nashville police say the whole thing was caught on video surveillance. The suspect was able to get into the Nashville sandwich shop in the early morning hours after he used a large rock to break out the front glass door of the Nashville shop. The suspect took the cash register and fled the Nashville shop. The Nashville police are working on trying to identify the suspect.
A private security guard in New Jersey has been arrested. The private security guard had been employed at an elementary school. An investigation began over the summer after ipads were reported stolen from a particular school. Police focused on the private security guard who worked for a private security guard company that was hired by the school district and the private security guard was once assigned to that school. The private security guard and another woman who was a school district staffer stole at least four ipads. The private security guard company has since fired the private security guard. The staffer and the private security guard are being charged with theft and receiving stolen property.

January 21, 2014: In Nashville the temperature is expected to drop drastically today and over the next couple of days. It is so cold now and about to get below freezing!!!!!!
A private security guard in Massachusetts is being charged with murder. The private security guard was working at a downtown rooming house when the armed security guard had gotten into an argument with one of the residents of the rooming house in the security office. According to witnesses the private security guard just pulled his gun and shot the man. The private security guard then hid from the police as they surrounded the building looking for the private security guard. The police were able to locate the private security guard a short time later and arrested the security guard. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died. According to the police the security personnel at the rooming house are not armed and work for the building management not and official security company. The man also did not possess a valid firearms license and police later found he was not even licensed to be a private security guard.
In Hopkinsville, Kentucky a fast food restaurant had to be shut down after a meth lab was discovered. The workers at the fast food restaurant had contacted the police to check on a woman that was slumped over her steering wheel with the car running. When police arrived they knocked on her window to wake her up yet she did not respond to the officer's. The police had to cut a nylon rope that was tied to the door, holding it shut. Once the police officer's were able to open the door a string odor of Ether came from the vehicle. Kentucky police also found a trash bag filled with starting fluid cans and other items used to make the drug meth. Two grams of meth and two glass pipes were found in the woman's purse. The fast food restaurant was shut down for over three hours for the public's safety. The woman was arrested and is in jail.
Nashville police are searching for a suspect who stabbed a man and his dog last night. The victim had gone outside of his Nashville home to smoke a cigarette and while he was out there his dog went around the corner of the Nashville home. All of a sudden the man heard his dog making noises. When the owner went to check on the dog he saw that the dog had been stabbed by a man. The victim tackled the man outside of his Nashville home but during the struggle the suspect stabbed the man in the shoulder. The suspect then fled the Nashville home on foot. The dog was taken to a Nashville animal hospital and the victim was taken to a Nashville hospital. Their injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. The Nashville police had searched the area with k-9 units for about two hours but the Nashville police never found the suspect.
Two private security guards in Australia have been arrested and charged with sexual assault. The two private security guards were on duty in a shopping center when the security guards approached two young girls ages thirteen and seventeen. The private security guards made the young girls go with the security guards to a nearby area. That is where the private security guards sexually assaulted the young girls. The private security guards let the girls go and they went home and told their parents what the private security guards did to them. The private security guards were arrested at their homes and are currently in jail. The two private security guards have each been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault and detaining for advantage. The private security guards have to appear in court today to respond to these charges.
A man in Bowling Green, Kentucky has been shot. The Warren County man had set up a meeting with another man he connected with through an online website to sell his motorcycle. When the suspect arrived for the meeting he pulled out a gun and shot the man and then stole his motorcycle. The victim was taken to a Nashville hospital and there is no information on his condition. The police are still investigating.
Police in Clarksville, Tennessee have arrested a man and are searching for two others. The suspects had driven their pickup truck into the parking lot of a daycare center, jumped the curb and then slammed into the daycare building. Employees of the daycare center say that the pickup truck stopped just fifteen feet from where the children were inside the daycare center. The suspects fled the scene right after the crash. Clarksville police have been able to locate and arrest one of the suspects and the search and investigation is still ongoing. Thankfully no one was injured.

January 20, 2014: Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!!!!!
A private security guard in Massachusetts has been stabbed. The private security guard was on duty at a local bar when the private security guard tried to break up a fight between customers in the early morning hours on Saturday. As the private security guard was in the process of stopping the fight someone jumped onto the security guards back and started stabbing the private security guard. The private security guard was stabbed eight times in the back and once in the arm and once in the back of the private security guards neck. The private security guard was taken to the hospital. The private security guard was in serious condition but the security guards injuries is non-life threatening. Local police have not made any arrest in the private security guards stabbing.
In Nashville the Nashville police have arrested a woman from Nashville who set up a robbery. The Nashville woman would set up dates with Nashville men on a free dating website. The victim told the Nashville police he picked up the woman for their date in Nashville and she had a male friend with her. The victim drove them to an apartment complex in West Nashville and when they arrived two other suspects were waiting outside the West Nashville apartment. One of the suspects pulled a gun and demanded money, jewelry, and the victim’s cell phone. During the robbery the victim tried to wrestle the gun away from the suspects. Three shots were discharged. No one was hit by the bullets. The victim did have injuries to his arm and hand due to the struggle. The Nashville woman and the suspects ran off together. The victim drove back to where he picked up the Nashville woman and saw her sitting in her vehicle with the suspects. When the Nashville police arrived the Nashville woman was the only one inside the vehicle. She told the Nashville police she had set up the victim to be robbed. The woman is currently in a Nashville jail and the Nashville police are still searching for the male suspects.
A woman in Kentucky is in jail accused in a stabbing. Bowling Green police say the woman had entered a home where four small children and a couple lived and just started wildly swinging a knife. The man was stabbed when he tried to protect the woman who was in the home with him. The suspect left the scene but the police found her later on a short distance away. The Kentucky woman is facing charges of second-degree assault and five counts of firs-degree wanton endangerment.
In Nashville a Nashville man is facing serious charges after a break-in. The whole incident was caught on video surveillance. The Nashville police were called out to a popular Green Hills restaurant on Wednesday. In the video surveillance you can see the suspect climb through a window of the Nashville restaurant and then went thru some ceiling tiles to get access to two lock boxes that were inside a separate room. The Nashville police arrested the Nashville man on Thursday and he is in a Nashville jail charged with burglary.

January 19, 2014: A private security guard in Michigan has been arrested for pornography. A private security officer on the first shift of patrol at an area high school had found a thumb drive on school property. The private security guard opened it up and discovered child and adult pornography on the thumb drive. The private security guard immediately informed her supervisor at the private security guard company. The supervisor of the security company then gave the thumb drive to school administrators. They were able to identify that the thumb drive belong to another private security guard who works the second shift at the school. There is no additional information on the private security guard who was arrested.
A private security guard in Colorado was pepper sprayed by a shoplifter. The private security guard was on duty at a local electronics store. The private security guard had followed the shoplifter out of the store and tried to stop the man and retrieve the stolen merchandise. As the private security guard came up to the shoplifter the man turned around and pepper sprayed the security guard in the face. The private security guard was able to retrieve one piece of the stolen merchandise before the suspect fled the scene. The private security guard did not need any medical assistance.
A man in Laverne, Tennessee was attacked while trying to help a young woman. The man was out running when he came across four men walking behind a woman and they were harassing her. The woman was repeatedly asking the men to stop and leave her alone. At one point the woman screamed at them to stop. The runner approached them to help, but the men told him to mind his own business, yet the runner would not walk away. The runner was knocked to the ground but was able to get up and then he got hit in the back of the head and two more times in the face. The runner was knocked out and when he came to he saw the guys who beat him were walking across the field. The young woman he came to help was gone. The man suffered a bruised body, black eye and a chipped tooth. He even lost his wedding ring. The Laverne police are still searching for the suspects.
A private security guard in Ohio got into an altercation with a student. The private security guard was on duty at an alternative high school. When the private security guard was making his rounds he came across a fourteen year old student who was on a computer wearing earphones. The private security guard asked the boy to remove the earphones because it was against school policy to wear them. The boy refused and struggled with the private security guard. The private security guard tried to restrain the young boy and in the process the boy hit his face against the computer. The police were called in because the boy ended up getting hurt, once the police arrived they saw blood on the boy's clothing, his lip was bloody and swollen and he complained that two of his teeth were loose. The boy also told the police he was sent to the alternative school because he fought with the private security guard at his last school. School officials are still investigating the incident to determine if the private security guards actions were appropriate. The private security was not injured during the altercation.
In Lexington, Kentucky a burglary suspect calls the police on himself. The suspect had broken into a convenience store using a cinder block to break the glass, he went in and drank a Gatorade and then called the police and told them what he had done. Lexington police officers arrived at the store and the suspect was just waiting for them, he told the police officers he had gotten into an argument with his family and was stressed and just wants to go to jail. The man got his request. The officers arrested the man and he is being charged with burglary.
The Nashville police are still investigating a drive-by shooting in East Nashville. A Nashville man and his wife were inside their Nashville home on Carter Street when a white car with four people inside stopped out front of their Nashville home and fired several shots from handguns into the Nashville home. The Nashville police say at least two of the bullets hit the Nashville home. The Nashville couple was not injured in the shooting.

January 18, 2014: Two private security guards in Washington have split a $20,000 reward. The two private security guards were able to help find more than $600,000 worth of wine that been stolen from a wine store and storage facility on Thanksgiving day. The private security guard company that employees the two private security guards would not give out any information as to what the private security guards did to earn the reward. The private security guard company said that it is privileged information.
A private security guard in Pennsylvania helped protect a numerous people from a gunman. The private security guard was on duty at a local gas station when a teenage boy came running in yelling that he had been shot. Inside the store at the time were a young family and the store clerk. The private security guard saw the gunman coming their way and blocked the entrance to the store. The private security guard had made sure everyone was out of harm’s way from the gunman. When the gunman saw the private security guard he ran away from the area. Police are hoping the video surveillance will help them identify the suspect. The teenage boy is in the hospital with four gunshot wounds to his groin area. The private security guard and others inside the store were not injured.
In New Jersey a shoplifting suspect crashed into a security guards patrol vehicle. Private security guards for the mall had tried to stop the two suspects from running away with the stolen merchandise. The suspects were able to put the stolen merchandise into their vehicle and started to drive away. The suspects almost hit one of the private security guards with their vehicle, but they did strike a private security guards marked patrol vehicle two times and two private security guards were inside the security guards marked patrol vehicle they also struck another car that was in the parking lot of the mall. The suspects were able to flee the scene. None of the private security guards received any injuries.
In Houston an off-duty police officer working as an armed private security guard shot and killed a man. The private security guard was working his post at a local shopping center Thursday night. The private security guard spotted a man on a bicycle peering into several of the businesses that were in the shopping center. Once the man saw the private security guard he tried to ride away. The private security guard followed the man and told him to stop. The man refused to and told the private security guard he was not going to jail. The man then dropped his bicycle and began to walk away from the private security guard but he reached down into his waistband. The private security guard pulled out his gun and ordered the man to the ground, the man did go down. As the private security guard started to place him in handcuffs, the man jumped up and shoved the private security guard and ran. The private security guard again followed the man and ordered him to stop, by this time the man had run behind a darkened restaurant that was in the shopping center and yelling that he was not going to go back to jail. The man again reached down into his waistband and rushed at the private security guard. The private security guard fired his weapon one time hitting the man and killing him. The police are still investigating and the private security guard was not injured.
In Nashville early Wednesday morning a video game store was robbed. The Nashville police are searching for the armed robber who actually called ahead to the Nashville store and reserved an Xbox one. The suspect had told the clerk he wanted to buy the video game system for his child. Once the Nashville video store opened the suspect came in with a gun and stole the Xbox one, video games and $600. The Nashville shopping center which is located near the Rivergate Mall has video surveillance and it showed the suspect had arrived about two hours before the Nashville store opened, he wore a ski mask but the Nashville police have a good description of the vehicle the man was driving. Nashville police say the robbery was planned because he knew exactly what he wanted and made sure the clerk at the Nashville store had it ready for him.
In Murfreesboro, Tennessee more than twenty guns, gold and cash were stolen from a home. According to the police burglars took their time inside the home picking and choosing which guns they wanted. The homeowner noticed the items missing Thursday but believes they were stolen sometime from mid-December to mid- January. The Murfreesboro police there was no forced entry into the home and they never ransacked the home. The Murfreesboro police are concerned the guns could end up in the wrong place. The Murfreesboro police are still searching for the suspects.



January 17, 2014: It is a cold day in Nashville and getting colder. This weekend is forecasted to be a cold one for Nashville. All private security guards that work outside are reminded to dress warm. We are now hiring at On Guard Security. We are currently seeking oneunarmed private security guard for a part-time post in the Nashville area. This private security guard will be scheduled twenty to thirty hours per week. All applicants must already be fully licensed in the state of Tennessee. All applicants must have experience in either military, corrections, law enforcement or at another private security guard company. Anyone that is interested can complete the online Contact Us form on our Security Career page or contact us at 615-361-4141.
A private security guard in Florida had a gun put to his head. The private security guard was on duty at a rental car business when a man walked in and put a gun to his head and told him to lie on the floor. The private security guard did lye down. Then the suspect pointed the gun at the clerk and told her she had ten seconds to get the money or he would start shooting. After the clerk gave the robber the money he casually walked out of the business and fled the scene. The private security guard and the clerk were not injured.
In Illinois the director of a private security guard company has been arrested. The director of the private security guard firm had been pulled over by state troopers for talking on his cell phone while driving. The state troopers then found over 1.2 million dollars worth of cocaine in the director of a private security guard company’s vehicle. No other information is available at this time.
In Nashville a woman was robbed as she entered her Nashville home. The Nashville police say the woman had just returned to her East Nashville home when she was approached from behind by a white male. The man had a gun and forced the woman inside her Nashville home. The suspect then stole her purse before he fled the scene on foot. The Nashville woman was not injured. The Nashville police are still searching for the suspect.
In Nashville the Nashville police found 225 grams of cocaine inside a South Nashville home. The woman who lives at the Nashville home had been under investigation after she sold cocaine to a Nashville police operative. The Nashville police conducted a search of the Nashville home and found the cocaine, packaging equipment and $2,800 in cash. The Nashville woman was arrested at her Nashville home by the Nashville police. The woman is currently in a Nashville jail.
A private security guard and a private security guard company in Oregon are under investigation. The private security guard company had sent the private security guard to work a new post at a strip club. The private security guard had arrived a little early for his shift on Saturday when a man who had been refused entry into the club wearing a Halloween mask fired two shots, critically wounding another private security guard. As the private security guard collapsed to the floor the new private security guard followed the suspect as he walked out and the security guard shot the man multiple times. The suspect remains in critical condition. The private security guard who was shot is also in critical condition and is in a medically induced coma. What is question is whether the private security guard company knew the security guard had a concealed handgun carry permit, but was not licensed by the state to be an armed private security guard. The private security guard only had a temporary work permit that is issued by the state allows a person to legally work while their license is being processed. If the private security guard firm had known the private security guard was carry his weapon the contracted security guard company could face sanctions if state investigators find there was intent to violate or avoid the licensing requirements. The sanctions could include either a suspension or their private security guard license or a fine.
On Guard Security has scheduled our next Handgun Carry Permit Class. The next class will be held February 14 & 15. For more information check out the Security Classes and Training page of this website.
A private security guard in California has been charged with rape. The private security guard firm that employed the private security guard had given the security guard a marked patrol vehicle to use while on duty at an apartment complex. The private security guard was also wearing a duty belt with pepper spray, baton and a stun gun. The woman and her male friend were walking home from a local bar. They told police they thought the private security guard was a police officer due to the look of the vehicle and what he was wearing. The private security guard sent the male friend home and then escorted the woman to her apartment, where she said the assault took place. The private security guard was arrested and charged with rape.

January 16, 2014: A private security guard in Florida was shot at. The private security guard was on patrol at an apartment complex and had just stopped his patrol vehicle. As the private security guard was getting out of his patrol vehicle he heard a snap and the security guard felt something fly past his head. The private security guard ducked down as heard another shot hit his patrol vehicle. The private security guard shined his flashlight where the security guard felt the sound came from, but the private security guard did not see anyone. The private security guard had contacted the police and when they arrived they questioned several residents of the apartment complex. At one apartment they came across the suspect who was there visiting friends and he told them he shot a small BB gun at a stop sign from the apartment balcony. The suspect told the police he would not have shot at a private security guard and that he never even saw the private security guard. Once the private security guards flashlight came his way he went back inside the apartment. Police saw damage to the stop sign and there was no damage to the private security guards patrol vehicle. The private security guards patrol vehicle was parked about twenty-five feet away from the stop sign. The private security guard told the police that the security guard believes the man was shooting at him intentionally. The suspect was arrested and the private security guard suffered no injuries.
A man in Nashville has been charged after he accepted marijuana in the mail. The Nashville police had conducted a controlled deliver and the UPS package had been delivered to the man’s Nashville home. Once the Nashville man took possession of the package the Nashville police executed a search warrant for inside the Nashville mans Nashville home. The package contained ten pounds of marijuana. Nashville police also found a marijuana grinder, rolling papers and marijuana pipes. The Nashville man is currently in a Nashville jail.
In Nashville last night three people forced their way into a Nashville home. Nashville police were called out to the Nashville home on Garry Drive. The Nashville home owners told the Nashville police a white female had knocked on their door and once they opened the door the female along with two black males forced their way inside and confronted the four people who were there. The suspects stole cell phones and personal property before fleeing in a white car. No one in the Nashville home was injured. The Nashville police are still investigating and no further information is available.
Two private security guards have been arrested in India. The two private security guards were working at a local hospital. The victim is the primary care giver for his sister who has been in the hospital for eight days. When the victim tried to see his sister the two private security guards denied him access and would not say why. The victim kept trying to reason with the private security guards and then the private security guards started to attack the man. The private security guards fractured the man’s leg and he suffered other injuries from the private security guards. Police have arrest the two private security guards. There is no other information available on the private security guards.

January 15, 2014: A private security guard in Maryland had a knife pulled on him. The private security guard was on post inside a local mall when a woman who tried to steal a pair of boots from a shoe store pepper sprayed over twenty five customers as she was trying to flee the scene. The private security guard tried to stop the woman and she pepper sprayed the security guard and pulled a knife on the private security guard. The security officer was able to take the knife away from her and she pepper sprayed the private security guard again. Even though the private security guard had been pepper sprayed the security guard was able to take the pepper spray away from the woman and sprayed her with it. The woman and a store employee had to be taken to the hospital. The customers and the private security guard were treated at the scene.
A man traveling thru Nashville is in jail on money laundering charges. The suspect had paid $20,000 in cash to charter a private jet at the Nashville International Airport. Someone became suspicious and called the Nashville airport police. The Nashville police brought in a k-9 unit to sniff the money and the dogs picked up a scent of drugs. Once the suspect arrived at the Nashville International Airport to catch his flight the Nashville officer asked them if he could check his bags and the suspect agreed to the search. Nashville police found $153,000 in thirty two wrapped bundles inside the bag. The suspect told the Nashville officer he was traveling with the cash to buy gold. The Nashville police took the man into custody and he is being held in a Nashville jail.
Private security guards in Michigan were shot at. The private security guards were trying to escort four people out of a mall for being disruptive. As the private security guards were getting them to leave one of the men became angry and pulled a gun and started shooting. No one was hit by the bullets. The private security guards contacted the police and the men were arrested. The private security guards were not injured.
A private security guard in California was stabbed. The private security guard was on patrol at an area church. A man had started arguing with the private security guard and then pulled a knife and stabbed the private security guard. The suspect was able to flee the scene and police are still searching for him. The private security guard was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition. The private security guard is expected to be okay.
Nashville police are searching for two attempted robbery suspects. The Nashville police were called out to a convenience store early this morning. The store is located off Interstate 40 and Old Hickory Blvd. in Hermitage. The clerk was in the process of opening the store when he heard a loud noise and saw that the front door had been shattered. Two young men were seen running from the store into a wooded area. Nothing was taken from the Nashville business and the Nashville store opened for business as usual. Nashville police had contacted the Nashville k-9 unit to try and track the suspects, but were unsuccessful.
A private security guard in India has been arrested for raping an eight year old girl. The private security guard was employed at a school. The little girl was playing outside when the security guard kidnapped her and took her to a secluded place and then the private security guard raped the young girl. The security guard threatened her if she told anyone. The private security guard then let her go and the young girl told her family what happened. The private security guard has been arrest and there is no other information available on the private security guard.
A man in Nashville was shot Tuesday night. The Nashville man suffered two gunshot wounds at an apartment complex on Buena Vista Pike in Bordeaux. Paramedics transported the Nashville man to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The Nashville police do not have a good description of the suspects and the motive for the shooting has not been released.
Nashville police are searching for a missing child this afternoon. The fourteen year old boy has special needs and apparently jumped from the Nashville school bus south of downtown Nashville. Nashville police are searching the area near Fesslers Lane and Woodycrest Avenue. Nashville police though have not released a description on the boy.
A shooting in Antioch, Tennessee caused a local school to be placed on a lock out. The Nashville police say the victim flagged down a Nashville police officer for help outside a liquor store. The store is located on Rural Hill Road in Antioch. The Nashville man was shot in the arm and the bullet went into his chest. The Nashville man was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The Nashville man is expected to be okay. The Nashville police have not made any arrest in the shooting. Due to the shooting Lakeview Elementary Design Center located on Rural Hill Road was placed on a short lockout to protect the Nashville children.

January 14: On guard security would like to thank all of private security guards and non-security personal for all the hard work. Special thanks to Britt, Peggy, Kyle, Brandon, Officer Wilson, Officer Traister, Officer Walton, Officer Wilson, Officer Abotaleb, Officer Purifoye, Officer Scales, Officer Altobell, Officer Bytya, Officer Forrest, Officer Ward, and Officer Stack for all your hard work during this busy holiday season.
Finally a nice day in Nashville, Tennessee. It’s an unseasonably warm day for January. Since rain is still in the forecast I hope that all private security guards are making sure to be prepared for the weather. Security guards should keep an umbrella or poncho in their vehicles at all times. Being prepared keeps you from On Guard.
A private security guard was stabbed during a confrontation with a man at a church in California. Witnesses say that the security guard had been arguing with the man for almost 2 hours before the man stabbed the private security officer. The security guard was transferred to a local hospital. The private security guard remains in critical condition. The suspect who stabbed the security officer has been arrested.
A private security officer was attacked at a major retail business during a shoplifting incident in TX. Two suspects were attempting to steal power tools and radio equipment when the security guard noticed them. When the private security guard attempted to confront the individuals, one of the suspects attacked the guard and bit his arm. The couple then ran out of the store to their vehicle. The security guard attempted to stop the vehicle and was almost run over by the suspects. During the struggle one of the suspects dropped their cell phone, leading police to their identity. Both suspects have been arrested and are facing shoplifting and assault charges. The security officer suffered only minor injuries from the initial attack.
Two masked assailants robbed a private security guard outside of a restaurant late Saturday night. The private security guard was transporting the stores deposit to a van when two masked men threatened him for the money. The two men were able to take the money from the guard and then left in a black vehicle. The security guard was not hurt during this incident and was able to give a basic description to police. One individual was arrested the next day in connection with the robbery. Police are still looking for any information leading to an arrest of the suspects.
A man attacked a private security guard at a casino Saturday. The private security officer was patrolling a parking garage of the casino when he heard a crash. A man had crashed into a parked vehicle and was attempting to flee the area. The security guard along with a gaming commission officer attempted to detain the man but was attacked. During the struggle the suspect injured the gaming commission officer, but was restrained by the private security guard. The suspect is being charged with fleeing the scene of an accident, assaulting an officer, and resisting arrest.
Nashville Tennessee police are looking for an accused shooter in connection with a shooting outside a local retailer. Nashville police stated that the suspect is accused of shooting his own wife in the parking lot. A store employee who witnessed the couple arguing outside of the establishment attempted to intervene said that the man pulled a gun on him and threatened him. The man shot his wife moments later, and then fled the area. Police stated that the suspect and his wife were in the process of getting divorced and the wife has already had to get a restraining order against her husband. The suspect is being charged with aggravated assault and attempted murder. The victim was transported to a Nashville hospital and is in stable condition.

January 13: Earlier today a private security guard in Nashville, Tennessee took part in a high speed car chase. A security guard that works for a private security guard company at major retailer witnessed several men shoplifting a cart full of store merchandise. The security guard attempted to confront the men, but they jumped in a vehicle and backed up hitting the security guard and knocked him over. The private security guard then followed the car in his own vehicle to a nearby intersection in Nashville where the suspects had crashed their vehicle. The security guard detained the driver of the vehicle but the other suspects ran away. The driver had been injured during the crash so the security guard removed the suspect and held him until Nashville police arrived and placed the man under arrest. The suspect was charged with assault against the private security guard. Nashville police are still looking for the other suspects. The private security guard did not suffer any serious harm.
A private security guard was shot and killed at a night club. Late Saturday night a lone gunman entered a local night club and opened fire hitting 2 civilians and 1 private security guard. One armed civilian returned fire, critically wounding the shooter. Police detained the shooter and he is in critical condition at a local hospital. The 2 civilians who were shot both only suffered non-life threatening damage. The security officer was transported to a local hospital. The private security guard died later that night.
A private security officer died earlier this morning in a car crash. The private security guard was driving down Interstate 40 when his car went off the road and crashed. The officer was in critical condition when he was transported to a local hospital. The private security officer died from his injuries later that day.
A private security guard was shot dead while walking a security post at a construction site. The private security guard was contracted to be a stay-in guard. He and his wife lived onsite. The wife witnessed his death after hearing gunfire. The security officer was instantly killed after being shot in the neck and chin area. The gunman was not identified and police are still investigating.
A private security guard at a local mall was assaulted and seriously injured during a shoplifting incident. The security officer witnessed the thief trying to exit the store with merchandise and proceeded to confront him. The thief then lashed out and the guard and punched him in the face, lacerating the guards face. The thief then ran out of the store and got away. The police are still investigating the incident and hope to apprehend the suspect. The security officer was treated at a local hospital and has only suffered lacerations to the face.
It is a mild, rainy day in Nashville Tennessee. As rain continues fill the streets of Nashville, remember to be cautious of other drivers on the slippery roads.
A private security officer is charged with murder at a downtown rooming house. Witnesses state that the private security guard had been arguing with the building janitor in the security office when the security officer pulled out a gun and shot the man. Police officers & SWAT operations teams were sent to capture and arrest the security officer. The private security guard was arrested and charged with homicide and is looking at facing more charges. The janitor was transported to a hospital where he died from complications. The security guard was supposed to be unarmed and did not have a license to carry a firearm. At this time there is no comment from the private security guard company that employs the private security guard.

January 11, 2014: Nashville police are searching for a gunman. Last night in North Nashville a man and woman were sitting inside their SUV when they were approached by a man who looked into the vehicle and opened fire. The couple got out and started running away from the suspect. The suspect then shot at the man and he was hit in the foot. The man was taken to a Nashville hospital. Nashville police have only a vague description of the gunman.
A private security guard in Nashville chased and captured a shoplifting suspect. The private security guard tried to stop two men as they tried to leave a Nashville store with merchandise in their cart they did not pay for. The two suspects started running towards their car in the parking lot of the Nashville store. One of the suspects got into the vehicle and began to back up with the private security guard wedged between the open door and the car. The private security guard used his stun gun on the driver, but the driver kept backing up and knocked over the private security guard. The suspect then fled the scene. The private security guard tried to follow the vehicle to obtain the license plate but could not catch up to him. When the private security guard was returning to the Nashville store he saw that the suspect had crashed his vehicle. The security guard broke out the driver's door window and removed the suspect and held him until police arrived. The man is currently in a Nashville jail. The other suspect fled the scene on foot and Nashville police are still searching for him. The private security guard had minor injuries.
A convicted felon in Nashville has been arrested again. The Nashville police seized four pounds of the drug known as molly that was about to be sold on Nashville streets. The felon was arrested at a Nashville motel on Bell Road. Nashville police say the suspect could have made over $50,000 in sales to drug abuser in Middle Tennessee. The suspect is currently in a Nashville jail.

January 10, 2014: Two private security guards in Kentucky were involved in a serious accident. The private security guards were transporting money in their armored truck when for some reason the vehicle left the highway and went down an embankment and then back up and across the highway and overturned. One of the private security guards died at the scene. The other private security guard had to be airlifted to a Nashville hospital. The condition of the private security guard who went to the Nashville hospital is unknown at this time.
A private security guard in South Carolina is facing sex charges involving a minor. The private security guard company that employed the security guard sent him to a medical clinic to transport a thirteen year old girl to another hospital. During this time the private security guard sexually assaulted the young girl. The private security guard is being charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct of a minor. The private security guard is currently in jail. The private security guard company has made no comments regarding their private security guard.
Two private security guards in Spain viciously attacked a couple while their children watched. The family was on vacation in Spain when they had gone into a supermarket. When the family tried to leave the store the security alarms went off. Two private security guards came over and asked the family to go thru numerous times and still the alarms would go off. The private security guards then took the family to the security office. One of the couple’s children secretly videotaped the assault. The private security guards searched the family and never found anything. The private security guards spit on them. One of the private security guards put the father in a choke hold, the mother was repeatedly punched by the other private security guard. The private security guards then let them go and they went to a local hospital for treatment. The family had to wait days to file a complaint against the private security guards. The supermarket has since admitted the assault took place and have requested information from the private security guard firm that employees the two private security guards. There is no information available on what charges if any have been brought against the private security guards.
A private security guard in Pennsylvania found a two year old child wandering a parking lot in minus seven degree weather. The private security guard was on patrol in the parking lot of a mall when he spotted the child walking alone and only wearing blue jeans and a light jacket. The private security guard took the child to his patrol car to warm up and then the security guard contacted the local police. The police found the mother driving around dazed, confused and erratic. The mother was arrested and child services took custody of the young child. The police say that the private security guard saved the child's life for he would not have survived long in that weather.
Three young men wanted for an armed robbery in Nashville have been arrested. The suspects had gone into a convenience store in Nashville on Apache Trail armed with guns and had their faces covered. The suspects fired a shot at the store clerk but missed. They stole cash and a customer’s wallet then fled the Nashville store. A Nashville police officer saw their vehicle a short time later and the Nashville officer initiated a stop after they ran two stop signs. The Nashville officer realized the young men fit the description of the armed robbers and placed them under arrest. The Nashville officer found a large amount of cash, ski masks and other dark clothing inside their vehicle along with marijuana stems. Two of the suspects are currently in a Nashville jail, while the other suspect is being held in a Nashville juvenile detention center.

January 9, 2014: Two Armed private security guards helped capture a murder suspect in Missouri. The two private security guards were on patrol when they heard shots fired. The private security guard saw a man lying in the street, and another man running from the scene. The private security guard chased him as another security guard was in his patrol car. The private security guard who was driving went in to back up the other private security guard. The private security guards were able to apprehend the suspect until police arrived. The private security guard company that employees the security guards were impressed for one of the private security guards just started working for the security company a week ago. Neither of the private security guards was injured.
A private security officer in New Jersey stops a drunk driver. The private security guard was working his post in a parking garage when the private security guard came across a man sitting in his vehicle with the motor running and headlights on. When the private security guard asked the man for identification, the security guard noticed he was really intoxicated. At first the man agreed to follow the private security guard upstairs to the security office to obtain another ride home, but then the man began cursing at the security guard and refusing to go any further. Once the private security guard advised the man he could be charged with a DWI the man became even angrier. The suspect continued to yell obscenities at the private security guard and shoved his phone in the security guards face. Police were called and the man was arrested. The private security guard was not injured.
A private security guard in Texas killed a man who pointed a gun at the private security guard. The armed guard was working at a local restaurant when the suspect and his friends became involved in a verbal altercation with the private security guard. The private security guard had been trying to escort the group out of the restaurant. The group of men did leave but the suspect came back and approached the private security guard from behind. As the armed security guard turned around the suspect had a gun pointed at him. The security guard fearing for his life shot the suspect multiple times. The suspect died at the scene. It was later that the gun the suspect pointed at the private security guard was discovered to be a black bb gun. The private security guard did not receive any injuries.
Police in Nashville are looking for two suspects that broke into a Nashville cell phone store. The Nashville store is located in a shopping center on Lebanon Pike. The whole incident was caught on video surveillance. One of the suspects used a baseball bat to bust the front doors glass. Both suspects then climbed through the opening and ran towards the display cases. The suspects smashed in the display cases and stole over twelve smart phones and accessories. The entire robbery took less than two minutes. The Nashville police have a good description of the suspects, and the Nashville police urged anyone with information to call the Nashville police.
Police in Chicago have arrested a Nashville fugitive. The suspect had met the victim at a bus station in downtown Nashville and the victim had allowed the man to sleep on his couch for a few days. One day a fight broke out between the elderly victim and the suspect and that’s when the suspect pulled a knife, threatening to kill the victim and his family and wouldn’t let them leave their apartment. The suspect took several items and cash and also the victim’s car before fleeing the area. Nashville police learned the suspect had ties to Chicago and alerted the police there. The suspect will be returned to a Nashville Jail.

January 8, 2014: A private security guard in Georgia was stabbed. The private security guard was working for a local club when a fight broke out. Two customers and their private security guard ended up being stabbed. Police are not releasing many details about the incident. There is also no word on the condition of the private security guard.
A private security guard in California was assaulted by a man. The private security guard was working at a local tavern. The security guard had told the suspect numerous times that he could not take a pitcher of beer out of the tavern. The suspect tried to physically force his way past the private security guard to take the pitcher of beer outside. Once the private security guard was able to get the suspect out of the tavern, the suspect then threatened the private security guard. The suspect ended up returning a short time later carrying a hatchet. The suspect swung at the security guard, threatening to kill him. The private security guard was able to avoid being struck by the hatchet. Police were called to the scene and arrested the suspect. The private security guard suffered no injuries.
A private security guard in New York was attacked with a razor blade. The private security guard had asked a woman to leave the club due to her getting into fights. Once the private security guard tried to get the woman out of the club she slashed the private security guard in the left thigh. When the security guard tried to wrestle the razor blade away from her, she then slashed the private security guard in the face. The woman has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. The private security guard was treated at the scene by paramedics. The private security guard received minor injuries.
A private security guard in Washington has been cleared in a shooting of a young boy. Two private security guards were on duty at a federal building. The fifteen year old boy was told by the private security guards to stop and he refused. The young boy hit one of the private security guards with his car. The other private security guard started shooting and one of the private security guards bullets hit the teenager. The boy was taken to the hospital and charges maybe pending against him. The private security guard had minor injuries.

January 6, 2014: Security officers find a man’s body at a casino’s golf course. Early Saturday morning private security officers responded to a call of a man sleeping on the golf course. Security guards investigated and found him dead. The security officers then informed local police officers of the situation. Police are investigating but say they have not determined the cause of death. Family members report that he has been suffering of heart complications for the past few years. Police are investigating security camera footage to see if there is any foul play. The autopsy report should be released by the end of next week.
Police are investigating a death after a man’s alleged altercation with casino night club private security. The victim and another man were drinking as they approached the club entrance. The security guards carded the men and then asked them to leave stating that he was in the club a week prior starting fights with the security officers. The man was mistaken for his brother who had been fighting with the private security officers of the nightclub. The victim’s friend stated that 6 security personnel followed them to lower part of the casino. The security officers were yelling at the 2 men saying “you guys are the ones walking away!” Soon after the security officers grabbed and handcuffed the 2 men. The victim’s friend said that the security officers were picking up and slamming the man on to the ground. Police were then called and the victim was transported to a local hospital where the victim was pronounced dead. Police are investigating the cause of death and the casino security footage. None of the private security guards were arrested, the private security company states that they will be doing their own investigation of the events and is fully cooperating with local police.
Private security guard exchanged gunfire with an armed assailant. A security guard for a nightclub was shot at after a man had been escorted out of the nightclub for fighting with other customers. The man went to his vehicle and pulled out a gun and fired at the security officers. The security guards then returned fired and hit the man, but did not kill him. The assailant is in stable condition and in police custody. No private security officers were hurt during this incident. At this time no charges have been filed against the individual.
A private security guard finds a dead body outside a local business. The security guard had just arrived at his post when he found a man lying face down in the snow. The private security officer contacted local police and informed them of the situation. The police investigation states the man suffered blunt traumatic force to the head. The man was pronounced dead on scene. Police are still investigating possible leads.
Private security officers attacked at a local restaurant. Security officers were attacked after asking two men to leave because they were fighting with other customers. The security guards were attacked by two women that had come with the men. The women scratched and attacked the security personnel but were restrained until local police arrived. The couples had caused damage to the restaurant and to the security personnel. They are facing charges of assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and obstruction of justice. The private security officers suffered no serious harm.
Wow! It has been very cold in Nashville for the last few days. Forecasters predict that these cold very temperatures will stay here in Nashville for at least the couple of days. I would hate to be stuck working an outside security post with temperatures this low. I sincerely hope all private security guards that work with on guard security prepared for the cold. Extra layers of clothing, a good quality coat, a hat and gloves are absolutely essential for anyone that will be outside for than just a few seconds.
On guard security will have some of our class schedule for 2014 published in the next few days. At the very least, we should have the 2014 schedule for our Handgun Carry Permit Class completed and published within a week’s time. Hopefully, we will have dates for on guard security’s first Unarmed Security Guard Class and Armed Security Guard Class of 2014. For more information about any of these classes visit the classes and training page of our website.

January 4, 2014: A gun store in Nashville was broken into early this morning. The gun store off Gallatin Pike has video surveillance of the robbery, which only took ninety seconds. The Nashville police say that the robbers knew exactly what they wanted and where the weapons were stored. Three men were caught on the video surveillance smashing in the front door and rushing into the store with masks, flashlights, and duffle bags. The men stole ar-15 assault rifles and several handguns from the Nashville business. The suspects did not steal any ammunition from the Nashville store. The Nashville police have a record of the stolen weapon’s serial numbers and the Nashville police have also alerted police in nearby Hendersonville and Goodlettsville about the Nashville robbery so they could be on alert for similar break-ins in their area. The owner of the Nashville business will also be reviewing the video surveillance from the Nashville store in the days prior to the robbery to see if they can identify anyone casing the Nashville business.
Private security guards for a hospital in Texas help capture a murder suspect. The private security guards were notified by a passerby that shots were being fired. Two unarmed security guards were outside the emergency room when the suspect shot and killed a man. The two private security guards were able to apprehend the suspect until the police arrived. The private security guard company who employees the security guards says that his security guards worked together when tested with a real-life shooting scenario, and helped protect the public and staff working nearby. The private security guards were not injured.
A convicted felon from Kentucky has been arrested on gun and drug charges. Hopkinsville police were called to a home regarding a drug complaint. Once the police officers arrived they found a three-room indoor marijuana grow operation inside part of the garage. The police seized over 38 marijuana plants, growing materials, marijuana seeds, two handguns, and five rifles. The suspect is currently in a Kentucky jail.
January 3, 2014: What a great year we have had here at On Guard Security 2013! Once again we had a record breaking year. On Guard Security Inc. grew in every way possible last year. Our revenue and income more than doubled. Our private security guard services expanded to new markets and added new clients in most of the markets we already served. We provided contract service guard services for many new clients. We know have many new quality security guards in addition to the quality officers than have already been working with On Guard. Our security officers have gained experience in new security procedures and have learned from working with law enforcement agency and security professionals during several security guard operations this past year. Also, our supervisors and office personnel have gained valuable experienced through working with our new and existing clients that will undoubtedly help us provide an even better private security guard service in the future. Most importantly, there were few major incidents during our security guard operations in 2013. There was one incident in which one of our armed guards was shot at over a dozen times, but fortunately no one was injured. The armed guard that was shot at has the sense and training to keep everyone safe during the incident and not return fire. The incident occurred in a crowded parking lot. The shootout would have infinitely increased the possibility of someone being seriously injured." 2014 is sure to be an even better year for our private security guards, our clients, our non-security personnel, and everyone else involved.
Security guard jobs in Nashville are available at On Guard Security. We are seeking two new security guards for posts in Nashville. We need one unarmed guard for a full-time position in Nashville. This unarmed security guard will be scheduled thirty-five to fifty hours per week. Most of the shifts this officer will work will be second shift, but an occasional first shift or third shift will be required. We need and unarmed guard that is flexible and experienced. The post that the new unarmed guard will primary be working will be in Nashville. The other private security guard position that we have available is full-time, too. We need an armed guard for a position that will be needed thirty-five to forty-five hours per week. The armed security guard position will be required to work at three different posts each week. Two of the posts are armed post. The armed guard position will be mostly second and third shift, but some first shifts may be needed, too. The post for the armed guard position is in Nashville and Brentwood. All applicants must already be licensed in Tennessee as an armed guard or an unarmed guard depending on the position applied for. All applicants must have experience in law enforcement, the military, corrections, or with another private security guard company. Anyone interested can email his or her resume to employment@onguardsecurityinc.com or complete the Contact Form on the SecurityCareers page of this website. For more information about these security guard jobs feel free to Contact Us at 615-361-4141.
Thanks to all our private security guards! Thanks to all our office workers and non-security personnel, too. On Guard Security could not provide such a high quality security guard service without our wonderful and dedicated armed guards, unarmed guards, supervisors, and other security professionals. Private security guard companies frequently overlook the contributions off their office workers and other non-security personnel when acknowledging the people responsible for providing great security services to the clients. We appreciate all the extra hours, dedication, and hard work from all of our great employees. Special thanks to Officer Wilson, Officer Benson, Officer W.K. Byrd, Britt, Officer Stack and Officer Walton, Officer Traister, Officer Purifoye, Nabil, Captain Teal, Officer Chapman, Officer Ward, Drew and Officer Scales, Officer Miller. On Guard would also like to thank Kaitlyn for her legal advice and help. Thanks to Ash for help with our website and photography. Thanks to Reece with the help with or computers at On Guard Security headquarters. Thanks to Brandon for help with some of our promotional items. Thanks to Kyle and Peggy for giving On Guard Security a chance and a place to succeed in addition to the advice, ideas, and every other type of assistance that On Guard has needed. Thanks to Tiffany for going above and beyond what is required of her, working all the shifts that would go uncovered, and insuring certain security guards had transportation to their security posts and transportation home. Thanks to Britt all for all the Sundays she has spent in On Guard's office in Nashville.

January 2, 2014: Two private security guards in Maryland have been assaulted. The private security guards were working at a local mall when a group of people started becoming disruptive. The security guards asked the group to leave the mall and that is when the group started assaulting the private security guards. One of the men in the group pulled out a knife. The suspects were able to flee the scene but were later caught by the police. The private security guards suffered minor injuries.
A private security guard in Pennsylvania was assaulted and robbed. The private security guard was on post at a manufacturing business and was taking boxes out of the business when the security guard was approached by a man who demanded money, after a short struggle the suspect hit the private security guard in the head with his fist. The private security guard handed over a small amount of money and the suspect fled the scene. Police are still searching for the robbery suspect. The private security guard was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
A private security guard in California was found dead. Police were responding to shots fired at an apartment complex. Once the police arrived they found the private security guard shot to death and the security guards body was lying between two cars in the parking garage. Residents of the apartment complex say that the private security guard was well liked and normally they have no problems. The private security guard was not armed. The police are still investigating and are checking the video surveillance to see if it could provide any more information into the death of the private security guard.
A private security guard in New York was arrested and charged with second-degree assault. The private security guard was working for a local bar. The victim says he was in the bar for several hours and has left some items inside the bar when he left. When the victim tried to retrieve his items he was confronted by the private security guard. The victim says the private security guard hit him in the face and the head with a flashlight. The man suffered serious injuries including thirty stitches to his face and twenty staples to his head. The private security guard told the police that the victim was too drunk to return to the bar and the security guard denied hitting him with the flashlight. The private security guard says the man received his injuries because he fell to the ground. The victim is saying that he had ongoing issues with the private security guard throughout the evening.
A private security guard in Tennessee has been sentenced to prison. The private security guard company that employed the security guard had sent him to work a post at a local hotel. The hotel was hosting a Jewish convention. The private security guard damaged several books, musical instruments, and a torah scroll. The total value of the damaged property was determined to be more than ten thousand dollars. The private security guard was sentenced to four years in prison on state charges of civil rights intimidation and vandalism. The private security guard also plead guilty to federal charges of damage to religious property and obstruction of religious beliefs and the private security guard will be sentenced on those charges in March.

 

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