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June 15, 2014

Welcome to Security Training Center® News! This newsletter is part of our continuing education program, offered free to our students. Twice each month subscribers receive links to relevant and interesting articles pertaining to the private security industry. Every article will have some educational value, be it changes in security best practices, case studies with lessons to be learned, or success stories. Security Training Center's goal is to make our students the best-informed and most current security officers in the industry.


HIRING EVENT: American Guard Services, Inc.
Thursday, June 19th

American Guard Services Inc. is seeking HIGHLY MOTIVATED UNARMED Security Officers in the San Fernando area (West Hills, Canoga Park, Oxnard, Newbury Park and Santa Barbara). NEW CONTRACT!


  • Must have a valid guard card
  • Must have an open availability
  • Must be able to read and write legibly
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to stand/walk for extended periods of time

Please arrive in business attire and bring two forms of identification and guard card. Any questions or concerns please call (310) 645-6200 to speak with Vanessa Mosley, Recruiter.

You may also send your resume to our Recruiting Department at

Saturday, June 21, 2014
Noon to 6pm

Join us and local guard employers for a job fair and open house at our Camarillo facility. Drop by and learn about jobs in Ventura county. Be certain to bring several copies of your resume to give to prospective employers.


A great resume can open doors while a poor resume will shut them. We will run a free resume building workshop at 2:00pm to help open those doors.

We are just off the 101 Freeway, adjacent to the airport. Use the stairs on the front of the building, facing Wood Road.

DUTY TIP:  Reconsider those facial piercings and tattoos. Many guard companies require clean shaven, no visible tattoos and no piercings.

Police Officer Steals $287,000
A former police officer admitted to stealing money from parking machines for the last 7 years.
Why he did it
Security and Corruption
What is corruption, and why does it catch people off-guard?
Learn more
Murder/Suicide Attempt at SPU
When shooting suspect Aaron Ybarra opened fire at Seattle Pacific University, killing 1 and injuring 3, he intended to die.
Full story
Reading Body Language
Understanding and responding to nonverbal communication is an important step in preventing violence.
How people telegraph
Tweeting Terrorists
21st century terrorist groups are using online media, such as Twitter and Facebook, to recruit and advertise.
Ready why (and how)
Attorney General to Reform Anti-Homegrown-Terrorist Unit
Self-radicalizing homegrown terrorists have become more common in recent years, and Eric Holder has a plan to thwart them.
Full story
Armed security ended high school attack
When a teenage student brought a gun into Reynolds High School on June 10, the carnage he could have caused was cut short by two armed resource officers who ran toward the sound of the shots.
Full story

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Security Training Center,® LLC. is a professional security guard training company. Our purpose to educate security personnel and organizations in the latest protocols and techniques to keep staff, property and other valuables safe. A proactive approach to security awareness prevents many problems from ever occurring, reducing risk to staff and liability. We teach early identification of potential problems and how to defuse conflicts before reaching crisis. Our staff and advisory board have decades of experience in military, law enforcement, executive protection, private security, defensive weapons and martial arts. Our training programs span the globe and are being used on five (5) continents.

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