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Old 01-18-2011, 06:13 PM   #11
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I'm sorry, maybe I am just full of piss and vinegar today, or I have an incorrect definition of "retail security". What are the requirements of the job that would require one to carry such heavy firepower?



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Old 01-18-2011, 06:19 PM   #12
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I'm sorry, maybe I am just full of piss and vinegar today, or I have an incorrect definition of "retail security". What are the requirements of the job that would require one to carry such heavy firepower?
Apology accepted. While I have yet to make the transition, I know we have some actual retail operators among us. I'm hoping they come out to share their wisdom...


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Why not try this one

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That guy is awesome Davy, but that is in an outside environment. Most Retail Security actions take place in a Food Court.

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An environment where food items and baby strollers are the only obstructions between the guard and the assailant! I am going to have to put some thought into this.

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Personally I would opt for super soakers loaded with bear pee. Just the raw ownage you can lay down on shoplifters can't be beat.

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Personally I would opt for super soakers loaded with bear pee. Just the raw ownage you can lay down on shoplifters can't be beat.
But what about the danger of 'splash' on innocent bystanders?
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While the food court is certainly a hot spot for unsavory characters - a true retail security specialist must be prepared for any environment. One of the most foreboding is an appliance store as it's rumored that late model refrigerators can stop many common handgun rounds. You can't be short sighted or narrow minded if you expect to excel in this vocation...

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I'm not understanding the security situation your talking about I guess.

If your behind the counter, an 18" 12 guage pump in the most intimidating weapon i've found.

If your uniformed, you choices are limited due to public exposure and the rusulting publicity. If you're plain clothed, your choices are limited to smaller pistols.

A 500 revolver?. Really?

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Mortars, you need mortars! Lob your payload over the fridges!



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