I was brought into the fall creek security in Granbury Tx. to work as a patrol officer for a home owners association. After working the first day the owner Ed and manager tad required all employees to remove our batons, our first and most non-lethal defense against suspects. We all removed the batons and continued our week.
we were also told that the vehicle were driving for patrol, a Hyundai accent with a red and blue light with a full siren unit was to be used. We were instructed not to utilize the siren at any time. We were instructed to perform 2 patrols in the vehicle during our 8 hours in the 22 miles of roadway. Between our patrols we were to conduct radar and traffic stops on speeders. According to the Department of Public Safety- Private Security Bureau security is not authorized to have red
and blue lights on their vehicles nor are they authorized to do radar or traffic stops. [continued below]....
..... Not only does the company run with illegal lights and operations, but the employer orders the patrol officers that the only time that they are to be out of the patrol vehicle is when they are going into the gate house.
After working for the company for 32 hours, I was terminated from the company for 2 complaints. The first complaint was from a resident saying that I was carrying my baton, funny part is I left my baton with my wife since she works at night
and walks home from work. Second complaint was a resident saying I was using the lights and siren between 11pm and 1130 and woke up their sick infant. Funny thing about that, I was not on the property or the clock at that time. Since my
shift ended at 11pm and I was in the gate house from 1030pm till 11pm with the next shift officers. The manager Tad
and owner Ed did not review the Video from the gate house to see that I never had my baton on or was in the area when the complaint was made. This goes to show that the company does not care about its employees or clients and will
terminate any employee for any reason.