A little ways back, we dropped some knowledge about Looking for Work in the field of Nightclub Security. Well, let’s say you pounded the pavement, got yourself a shiny new job, and are slowly making your way up the ranks. Now what? Is there a way to reach greater heights? What are the greater heights? How […]Read More How To Become A Professional Bouncer
What does Security actually do? A lot of different things, many of them unseen by the general public. Here’s a little breakdown for you – with liberal doses of humor. If you can’t laugh at life once in a while, what’s the point? A tip of the hat to those who work in the field, […]Read More What Does A Bouncer Do?
A local Head of Security and I were discussing a variety of topics the other day and the subject of training came up. And while many security teams in other fields – Executive Protection being one – practice scenarios on a regular basis (or at least they should), I have rarely seen a Nightclub Security […]Read More What’s The Scenario?
Today we continue out discussion of positional responsibilities with DOOR OUTS. Some you are probably confused, wondering, “Why is there someone watching who is exiting a Nightclub?’ Allow me to tell you… Door Outs/Line Walker is one of the more misunderstood, underrated, and usually overlooked member of the Security Staff. In fact, many clubs and […]Read More Nightclub Security Positions (Part 3) – Door Outs
Our previous discussion included a definition of Situational Awareness, how to practice it while on the job, and how to keep on your toes (i.e. playing the “What if…” game) during long, boring shifts. While all this is well and good, it is important to note that obsessive concern about one’s environment, safety, and security […]Read More Situational Awareness 2.0
How many times have you heard the following phrases? “I never saw him coming.” “That car pulled out of nowhere.” “The fight just broke out. I have no idea how it started.” In our everyday lives, things occur around us at a rapid pace. We are constantly bombarded by stimuli in our environment: cars, televisions, […]Read More Situational Awareness
…and they sometimes fall down. I was going to talk about ejections today, but then and I thought about it, and what better time to discuss intoxicated patrons and how to deal with them than the Friday of Fourth of July weekend? Yes kids, it’s that time again! The weekend when people decide it is […]Read More Weebles Wobble…