Former U.S. Secret Service agent Greg Gitschier tells his incredible story in "Sneakin Deacon." He details wild career adventures, global security insights, danger, compassion, personal protection of luminaries, plus his transition to becoming a deacon in the Archdiocese of Louisville. The opening chapter takes you along with a 21-year-old rookie cop into a harrowing situation where Gitschier has to quickly decide whether to shoot a rapist who burst into a woman's apartment. Sneaking' Deacon takes you around the world into turbulent hotspots and gentle encounters that show the delicate work of law enforcement and protection. This book grows even more heartfelt appreciation for the men and women who quietly protect America and its leaders. Order it 🌎 via butlerbooks.com or pick
Another day in America and another senseless school shooting, this time in Benton, Kentucky. A 15-year-old student shot at least 14 fellow students, killing two of them, before surrendering to law enforcement. A witness said the shooter ran out of ammunition then attempted to run away but was apprehended without further incident. Here is former Secret Service agent Greg Gitschier, a security expert, on situational awareness and how to self-protect during an active shooter event. Gitschier details the strategy sequence of 1) run, 2) hide, or 3) fight. Listen to the audio linked above. As for Kentucky's gun tragedy, more details coming soon.