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By: Joshua Gideon I have gone through a roller coaster of emotions tonight as word broke that the body of missing 1 year old girl in Indiana had been found by a river near where she was taken. I am very familiar with the town where the young child was […]

Mayberry isn’t real, lock your doors!




By: Joshua Gideon Weeks before the terror attacks in Paris and the terror attack in California, my wife had me watch a video blog she follows. This particular video blog is made by a husband and wife who blog about their adventures at a particular theme park. Evidently they have […]

How do I “feel safe” again?




By: Joshua Gideon  When speaking about attacks in the Dignitary Protection or Protective Security world, many of us have heard people say “you can’t stop a determined attacker intent on killing you.” Although I do understand the point the statement is trying to make about not being able to plan […]

Detecting when correlation is no longer coincidence



By: Joshua Gideon I must confess I have a terrible time finding matching clothes each morning. I gaze into the closet and see a blur of different colored shirts and pants that all look the same. It takes much pain and effort to be able to find what I am […]

She doesn’t recognize threats like you do!



By: Joshua Gideon Last weekend I attended the NRA Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. At breakfast on Saturday morning I by chance bumped into a couple guys that I highly respect in the firearms industry. They were very kind to ask me to join them. It was there that I […]

Non-Verbal Communication Habits