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The Watch: Security Blog

New threats, new criminal tactics and technologies, changes in our society .... The security industry is always evolving to meet these fresh challenges. At Top Gun Security Academy, we are serious about arming our students and clients with current information about our field. Check back frequently for new posts!

As Police Budgets Shrink, Private Security Opportunities Grow

What Education/Training Do You Need to be a Security Officer?

Choosing a career can feel overwhelming, especially when you are a young adult with your whole life ahead of you and seemingly limitless career choices to consider.

What Salary Does a Security Guard Make?

The latest data out of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is good news for those interested in pursuing a career as a private security officer, with salaries continuing to climb.

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How to get certified in your state

Each of our state-specific Security Essentials Courses is designed to meet that state's specific legal requirements.