What Makes a Successful Bodyguard?

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What Makes a Successful Bodyguard? When you think of a bodyguard, what image comes to mind? A bulky man in a suit with an intimidating scowl, perhaps? Or a stone-faced woman wielding a gun? Certainly, these are important elements of the job. But there’s much more to being a successful bodyguard than meets the eye. […]

How to Do CPR in a Pinch

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CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a lifesaving technique that can be used when someone has stopped breathing or their heart has stopped beating. It involves chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. When performed properly, CPR can be the difference between life and death. If you see someone who appears to have stopped breathing or their heart […]

What Do You Gain by Carrying Concealed?

Let me start out by saying that if you are not concealing your weapon, you are not carrying. Concealed means concealed; if somebody can see that you have a weapon on your hip or in your hand then guess what? You’re openly carrying! I will discuss the difference between open carry and concealed carry later […]

Is Executive Security the Right Choice for Your Business?

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Personal security used to be a service exclusively for larger companies, but that isn’t the case in 2022. Smart security cameras and security systems have lowered the barrier to entry and allowed business owners and homeowners alike to get the security coverage they need. What if you need to go above and beyond a security […]

How Can Security Training Academy Assist in Your Training Journey?

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At Security Training Academy, we offer high-quality security training classes for individuals and companies. Regardless of your area of training, all of our courses are taught by experienced professionals in the state of Maryland. Our broad selection of courses situates us to provide value to a variety of students with unique desires and goals. As […]

Outlining Your Firearms Training Journey to Everyday Concealed Carrying

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You may believe it’s not possible to receive a concealed carrying permit in the state of Maryland, but that’s not actually the case. Both open and concealed carry are legal in Maryland if you are able to procure a Maryland Wear/Carry Handgun Permit (WCHP). Read more to find out if you qualify.   Determine Your […]

With Heartsaver Training, Our September Course Schedule Has Something for Everyone!

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It’s the start of a new month, so we wanted to touch base with our audience with an updated course schedule. As usual, we have several Maryland HQL sessions along with a hand full of specialized police training courses approved by the Secretary of the Maryland State Police and the Maryland Police Training and Standards […]

We’ve Just Launched Three Brand New Courses!

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve added three new courses to our calendar. NRA Range Safety Officer Training, Florida/ Utah Concealed Carry and NRA Personal Protection in the Home are each unique courses that our security training academy can now deliver to students across Maryland! Let’s learn a little bit about each new addition! NRA […]

Purchasing a Handgun in Maryland? Here is Your Step By Step Guide

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So, you want to purchase a handgun in the state of Maryland? The process might seem daunting at first, but it’s not so difficult with a little guidance. Let’s jump into it! Here is our checklist to help you navigate down the path toward pistol ownership. Prohibitions There are a few prohibitions when it comes […]

Now Available: Accredited Special Police Officer Training

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Earlier this year the Maryland legislature passed a law requiring mandatory training for both the initial and renewal of a Special Police Officer Commission. Applicants now must attend and pass an 80-hour training course before they can receive their commission. Special officers that are currently certified or certified within the last five years do not […]

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