Charlotte NC May 29 2018
The week of May 20th-May 28th, and encompassing the Memorial Day Week-end proved to be violent for the private security industry.
Four on-duty and two off-duty security officers were killed, six were shot and two others were involved in fatal shootings.
Additional incidents are still being logged and there are accounts of even more violent incidents in numerous states. Those will be logged in to our news blog once confirmed.
You should also note that these are just some of the incidents that we have recorded while many others do not make media publications.
The following log shows a portion of the recorded incidents during this time:
5/28/18 Houston security officer shot in drive-by
5/28/18 MD security officer plowed down by fleeing vehicle
5/27/18 Security officer shot in Salinas CA responding to neighborhood disturbance
5/27/18 Freehold NJ Off duty security officer stabbed to death
5/27/18 San Antonio security officer shoots man in armed confrontation at strip club
5/26/18 Galveston TX security officer disarmed, assaulted during game room robbery
5/26/18 Brooklyn NY security officer stabbed
5/26/18 Catonsville MD security officer fatally shoots armed man at club during gunfight
5/26/18 Manhattan NY security officer killed by falling glass from skyscraper
5/26/18 Phoenix AZ security officer responds to gunfire at hospital nabs shooter
5/25/18 Vancouver WA mall security officer beaten and injured
5/25/18 Oklahoma off duty armed security officer killed while engaged as an active shooter incident at restaurant
5/25/18 A Downey Ca security officer succumbed to injuries sustained when a man intentionally hit him with a vehicle
5/25/18 Prince William County VA officer shoots man engaged in a large fight at an apartment complex
5/23/18 Denver security officer bludgeoned to death
5/23/18 CA security officer shot during store robbery
5/22/18 Raleigh NC security officer stabbed
5/21/18 Armed shoplifter assaults Queens NY Burlington Coat Factory security agent
5/21/18 Security officer working in Dallas TX victim of drive-by shooting