Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Media, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Work Place Violence

Domestic Spillover & Workplace Violence

Domestic Spillover – How it relates to Workplace Violence. “It’s Not Going To Happen To Me” is a poor security plan!!! Since founding the Shaffer Security Group in 2015, Shaffer has worked with many organizations not only to conduct security assessments but also to develop and implement security solutions through training in active shooter response […]

Active Shooter, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Travel Security & Intelligence, Work Place Violence

Avoiding Violence – How to recognize it before it happens!

Recognizing Pre-Incident Indicators to Violence could save your life! “The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence” is a nonfiction, self-help book written by Gavin de Becker. The book demonstrates how every individual should learn to trust the inherent “gift” of their gut instinct or intuition. By learning to recognize various warning signs and precursors […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Crisis Management, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Work Place Violence

EMPOWERING YOUR EMPLOYEES

Protecting Your People! Empowering Your Employees! On December 2, 2015, 14 people were killed and 22 others were seriously injured in a terrorist attack known as the San Bernardino shooting.  But did you know these 2 terrorists also attempted to bomb the facility in which they worked? The San Bernardino facility conducted monthly active-shooter training. […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Tactical Firearms, Work Place Violence

The OODA Loop & the Gift of Fear (?)

The OODA Loop: Wikipedia – not my usual source for information, defines the OODA Loop as an acronym for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act. Developed by military strategist and U.S. Air Force Colonel John Boyd.  Boyd first applied the concept to aerial combat (Dog Fighting). His approach favors agility over raw power when dealing with human opponents in any endeavor. […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Tactical Firearms, Travel Security & Intelligence

TERRORISM ON THE RISE

Terrorism is on the rise as shown in the 2016 report, Investigative Project on Terrorism.  This study focused on trends in radical Islamic terrorism. The data was frightening as it showed three very important trends: Fatalities from terrorist attacks has increased 744 percent from 2007-2011 to 2014-2015. The average annual fatalities has increased from roughly 3,200 […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Executive Protection, Security, Self Defence, Tactical Firearms

View our 178 acres Firearms Training Facility

Tactical Firearms Training, Firearms Training, Tactical Training, Personal Protection, Long Range Shooting

178 Acres Firearms Training Facility Handgun Ranges Carbine Ranges Skeet Range Live-Fire Close Quarter Battle Shoot House Obstacle Course Roof Pitches Static Helo Platform Covered / Shaded Shooting Area Shooting In & Around Vehicles Campground Deer / Turkey / Pig Hunting SHAFFER SECURITY GROUP (SSG) has partnered with CONSOLIDATED TRAINING GROUP (CTG) and built a […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Tactical Firearms, Travel Security & Intelligence

SITUATIONAL AWARENESS

SITUATIONAL AWARENESS One of the most often overlooked, yet critical aspects of Personal Security is, Situational Awareness: “Check Your Six”, “Head on a Swivel”, “Be aware of your surroundings”.  You have probably heard all of these before, but what do they mean? As the names implies, “Situational Awareness” is simply knowing what’s going on around […]

Courses, Security, Self Defence, Tactical Firearms, Travel Security & Intelligence, Uncategorized

Knife Fighting – a lost art form.

KNIFE FIGHTING – A Lost Skill-Set Shaffer Security Group Welcomes JOHN HOOPER to our Training Team: John Hooper is an ‘expert’ knife fighter and Empty Hand Combative Instructor. Shaffer Security Group (SSG) has invited John to be a part of our “Training Cadre” for both our Military/Police and Civilian Tactical Courses.  John is an outstanding […]

Courses, Security, Self Defence, Tactical Firearms

JANUARY 2017 Tactical Training Course Schedule

Please find a listing of our January 2017 Training Courses. 7 JANUARY:  “Women’s Personal Defense Course” – Private Group This Course is FILLED.  This is a Private Personal Defense Course held in the privacy of your home.  This course concentrates on Situational Awareness; Awareness Detractors; Response to Active Shooter Events; Self Defense; Basic Skills to […]