Entries by Greg Glassock

CNN Story on Security Industry lack of training and oversight.

CNN Story on Security Industry lack of training and oversight. Armed guards lack training and oversight — with deadly consequences   As a training company, we understand the pressures the marketplace brings to the security industry.  Training often does not meet a “best practices” standard, which places the officers, the company, and the public at […]

Stun-Gun-Armed Officers Result in Workplace Violence Drop in Hospitals

Stun-Gun-Armed Officers Result in Workplace Violence Drop in Hospitals Security Magazine (12/14) Hospital security departments are using a variety of tactics to reduce the risk of violence. A Duke University Medical Center and International Healthcare Security and Safety Foundation (IHSSF) study found that 99 percent of hospitals were employing at least one of the following […]

Industry response to I-594 and your part!

Good morning everyone!   Due to the very real concerns this measure has initiated, we are joining in to raise our voices!   Industry response to I-594 and your part! I am reposting a letter below from Jeff Slotnick, or SETRACON Inc.  I am proud to join with him to encourage every single person affected […]

Packing heat: Washington cities with the most handgun licenses

The Olympic Tactical & Investigations Blog Page THINGS TO KNOW Packing heat: Washington cities with the most handgun licenses Two different initiatives on the ballot this November seek different outcomes on gun background checks. Before it’s time to vote on the issues, MyNorthwest.com wanted to find out which Washington cities had the most handgun licenses […]

Verbal De-Escalation Article, For every Officer, First Responder, Agent in the Field

Verbal De-Escalation Article, For every Officer, First Responder, Agent in the Field We believe that every first responder get some verbal de-escalation training.  Our Protective Services agents all go through the WA CJTC CIT training, which has 3 courses.  While not everyone can attend all of these great classes, there should be some mandatory training […]

Patrol Designated Marksman / Scoped Rifle Course Olytac

Patrol Designated Marksman / Scoped Rifle Course Olytac Course Description The Patrol Designated Marksman program is designed for agencies as a way to bridge the gap between the arrival of patrol units and the deployment of SWAT, in incidents requiring a high degree of firearm precision.  These circumstances include threats or use of WMD’s, active shooter, (especially […]

Patrol Designated Marksman / Scoped Rifle Course Olytac

Course Description The Patrol Designated Marksman program is designed for agencies as a way to bridge the gap between the arrival of patrol units and the deployment of SWAT, in incidents requiring a high degree of firearm precision.  These circumstances include threats or use of WMD’s, active shooter, (especially at distance or in elevated positions) and emergency […]

Welcome to our newest Private Investigators at Olytac!

Welcome to our newest Private Investigators at Olytac! I wanted to welcome our newest licensed Private Investigators to the Olytac team! Both have completed the Olytac PI training course and have received their Armed Private Investigators Licenses.  Well done! A short introduction to both: Rich Benkert USN (Ret): Mr. Benkert comes to us with a […]

Social Media and the Warrior

  Social Media and the Warrior Tip of the day from a good friend and Expert Witness/Investigator. Watch what you post on social media. I know you have heard this before, but…. I see many people posting articles and posts of a political, religious, biased view point. While these things may reflect your personal feelings […]

Executive Protection Operators Course (EPOC 1) Washington State

Olympic Tactical’s Executive Protection Operators Course is a 3 Day Introduction to EP Operations designed to get an operator or a team working from the same foundation of knowledge.  This course was designed by Sean Hendrickson.  Mr. Hendrickson has trained hundreds of operators and teams using this program.  Clients include Google, Apple, Intel, Amazon, and […]