This is what it's all about -- security professionals working seamlessly with law enforcement in order to protect citizens, so congratulations to both the security officer and the Unified Police Department of Salt Lake City for a job well done.
On Monday, officers from the Unified Police Department of Salt Lake City responded to an apartment complex for a domestic disturbance. Once there, they were ambushed by gunfire emanating from the apartment. In a subsequent firefight between police and suspect Michael Tyson Nance, an officer suffered a gunshot to the leg.
Nance fled the apartment, leaving a fresh blood trail, and inside, police found a deceased Natalie Thurber, 34, of Salt Lake City.
According to privateofficerbreakingnews, that's when an unnamed security officer helped in the apprehension:
"The gunman ran from the apartment. He was captured a short time later near 200 South and 500 East with the help of a security guard, according to police. He was then taken to the hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound and will be booked into jail after he is released."
According to KSL.com, "The officer who was shot has been released from the hospital but will have a long recovery period, according to Unified police."
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Mission Statement Part I.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers provides professional learning opportunities for security practitioners, to impart the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maximize job performance and enhance career potential.
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Mission Statement Part II.
“The International Foundation for Protection Officers is committed to the support and professional development of protection officers and supervisors. Through advocacy, promoting training standards, and providing accessible training, education and certification opportunities, we seek to enhance their professional standing as well as increase and diversify the value of the vital services they provide.”