For those of you who still wonder why people act the way they do under the influence of alcohol, this is a great read: http://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/science-tech/brain-scans-show-why-people-get-aggressive-after-drink-or-two It’s not necessarily that people become more aggressive, it’s that their brain can’t dampen the aggression. I’m sure more studies are to come but this type of work continues to […]Read More It’s Science!
Every once in a while, I see something that just makes me shake my head. This new “game” is absolutely one of those things. Far be it from me to tell people what kinds of games to play or how to spend their free time. But any game that replicates an environment where violence is […]Read More Encouraging Bad Behavior
In a recent Tao of The Velvet Rope podcast, I discussed the potential consequences of action or inaction by you or your Security Staff. And in a recent blogpost, we saw the predictable outcome of bad action on the part of some Security Staffers. It is human nature for individuals to react to the stimuli around them. […]Read More Consequences – A Deeper Look
This video has been making the rounds this week and I think it is important to examine it for a number of reasons. First off, it is a perfect example of improper Use of Force. Second, it is another example (of which there are many in society nowadays) of how Bad Action + Caught on […]Read More Justified?
Quick notes this time around as we are moving some things! PODCAST – The Tao of the Velvet Rope Podcast has a new home! We have switched Podcast hosts to Libsyn. This gives us a few more options for outreach, commentary, and tracking, as well as a few behind the scenes improvements. TRAINING – We […]Read More Quick announcements…and a failure in training.
Over the past few years, I have written more than a few posts on Bar fights, Ejections, over-intoxicated Patrons, and how to How to Minizmize Nightclub Ejections. I wanted to take some time in this post to breakdown ejections a bit more and give you and your crew some more material to ponder. It is […]Read More Patron Ejections and Escorts
Control the space and you can control the issues within it or keep them from occurring.Read More Violent incidents in Nightclub settings