June, 2010

June 30, 2010: It is a miserably hot day in Nashville, Tennessee. My sympathy goes out to all the security guards that are having to work outside.

Last week's Operation Safer Street's gang enforcement initiative resulted in 86 arrests in Nashville according to the police department.

June has been a wonderful month for On Guard Security. We have had our best June so far.


June 29, 2010: We are still hiring security guards. We are currently hiring security guards for positions in Clarksville, Knoxville, and Nashville.

A fugitive from Alabama was caught during a traffic stop in Franklin, Tennessee.


June 28, 2010: A security guard was hit by a car in Texas yesterday. Two security guards at sears chased two men that were stealing out to the parking lot. The two guards caught one of the shoplifters, but one made it to his car. While the man was backing out, he ran over one security officer's foot and escaped.

It is an ugly, rainy day in Nashville, Tennessee.

Again, I would like to thank Brandon B. for all of his help last night.

A deputy for the Franklin County Sheriff's Department was shot and killed yesterday. The deputy was going to look at a house that he was considering purchasing when the homeowner shot himm in the head. No one else was injured. The homeowner has not been charged in the shooting yet.

Early this morning in Los Angeles an unarmed security guard disarmed a man that was attempting to rob him. The guard attacked the man while the robber was attempting to look through the guards wallet. Police are still looking for the robber.

A man in Wolfe County, Kentucky was attacked by a bear yesterday. The man was hospitalized.

A 17-year-old was arrested in Nashville last night and is being held on charges that include attempted murder and robbery. Those two charges are from seperate incidents.


June 27, 2010: It's another hot and humid day in Middle Tennessee.

Last night in Memphis a security guard was shot. The guard was one of two security guards that were patrolling an apartment complex.

The body of a fisherman was found this afternoon. The fisherman is believed to have drowned at Cheatham Lock and Dam.


June 26, 2010: An anti-gang nonprofit organization, Galaxy Star, in Nashville is accused of having ties to a street gang in Nashville. Galaxy Star denies any involvement.

The GameStop on Gallatin Road was robbed early Thursday morning. Police are looking for assistance in identifying the robber.


June 25, 2010: There is a big Gun show at the I-24 Expo Center this Saturday and Sunday in Smyrna, Tennessee.

A special thanks to Jess!

Apparently, our office plaza had no security guard on duty last Friday night for five hours that we should have had a security guard. The security guard company that has this contract and other guard companies like it continue to discredit all contract security guard companies in the eyes of the general public.

A man that was found shot to death in California is believed to be a security guard.

Police in Lexington, Kentucky have arrested two men in connection with a robbery earlier this week on the University of Kentucky campus.

Security guards in many places around the country have found themselves in the news lately for stopping people from 'camping out' to get the new iPhone. 

Last week a Federal grand jury indicted 26 gang members in Nashville. The indictment charges members of the Blood gang with charges ranging from conspiracy to commit murder to possession of drugs with intent to distribute.


June 24, 2010: Today's fishing was below average on the Stones River. The weather was nice in the early morning, though. I caught two decent striped bass and several small fish.

One person was injured in a shooting in west Nashville last night. Police believe that the shooting was robbery related.

The next handgun carry permit class by On Guard Security will be on July 15th and July 17th. Reserve your spot now. There are a limited number of spots available.


June 23, 2010: Congratulations to our graduates of the handgun carry permit class.

A security guard in California shot and killed a man last night in a car that nearly ran over him. The guard was hit by the open door of a vehicle that was backing up. The security guard fired a shot and killed the man in the passenger seat.

As I type this, it is 96 degrees in Nashville. 

Thanks to all of our security personnel. A special thanks to one particular guard in east Tennessee. Derrick went above and beyond the call of duty, and we greatly appreciate it.


June 22, 2010: A security guard at a Superlo Mart shot a man that was a habitual shoplifter at that particular location. The man was recovering from the wound in a local hospital at last notice.

Earlier this week a security guard was hit with a get-a-way car when a man and a woman stole from a liquor store. 


June 20, 2010: Happy Father's Day!!!!!


June 19, 2010: It was hot in Nashville once again!

Thanks to everyone that has helped out with the security guard contract in Huntington, Tennessee! We needed security guards for our client on very short notice, and we were able to handle the whole thing with little hassle.


June 17, 2010: A security guard that was murdered earlier this year has been honored by an elementary school. The school has named a citizenship award after the security guard. James Ball was shot and killed earlier this year while guarding a bank building.

A few of the security guards and I were able to go do some fishing on the Caney Fork River today. It was a very pleasant trip.
Fortunately, Putnam County missed most of the thunderstorms. (The area we were in anyway.)


A man was shot in a club in Lexington, Kentucky earlier this morning. Three other people were injured.


June 16, 2010: Our next handgun carry permit class starts on Friday. Sign up now to reserve your spot.

Thanks to Ralph and Tammy in east Tennessee!

Earlier this week a man was arrested for the murder of a custodian at MBA. The man that was arrested was the custodian's roommate.

A 17-year-old was found guilty of the 2008 murder of a cab driver in Nashville. The teen was found guilty of 2nd degree murder.

A security guard in Miami was charged earlier this week with the murder of a 17-year-old girl.

A security guard that works for On Guard Security exchanged gunfire with a group of people outside of a Nashville club last week. Nobody was injured. The three men that were in the vehicle were arrested.

It's another hot day here in Nashville.


June 13, 2010: It is a hot and sunny day in Nashville. 


June 10, 2010: Bonnaroo, a music festival, starts today in Manchester, Tennessee.

This week is also CMA Music Fest week. 

A special thanks to Ralph B., a security officer at On Guard, for all of his help.

Early yesterday morning an armed security guard in Kansas City began firing at a car that he believed was trying to run over him. It is unclear whether or not anyone was injured by the gunshots.

It has turned out to be a beautiful day here in Nashville so far.

The body of an 18-year-old man was pulled from the Cumberland River last night. The teen had been swimming and had drowned last night.


June 9, 2010: A former Metro Nashville police officer will go before a grand jury on Friday to try to reopen the investigation of the Steve McNair homicide.


June 8, 2010: Security guards were shot at in Atlanta early this week. The security guards were working a party and were shot at by a teen they had thrown out.

Earlier this month a loaded firearm was found inside the Metro Nashville jail. A loaded 9mm was found in the waistband of a man that was arrested. Fortunately, no one was hurt. 


June 7, 2010: Special thanks to Brandon B.

I had the pleasure of fly fishing at the Caney Fork River again today. What a fantastic way to begin the week! We even caught a few trout.


June 5, 2010: On Guard Security looks forward to the addition of three new security guards in east Tennessee.

Our handgun carry permit classes have been very successful.


June 4, 2010: It is a hot and sunny day in Nashville, Tennessee.


June 1, 2010: I can't believe that June is already here! 

In Lexington, Kentucky a security guard at Georgia-Pacific was robbed early Monday morning. So far no arrests have been made, and no description of the suspects were given. 

Special thanks to "Boo" for all his help.

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