Night Club Security Expert Witness On Liabilities

In Nightclub & Bar Security: Death of a Nightclub, nightclub security expert Chris McGoey, CPP, CSP, CAM, writes:

Nightclub problems arise when there is intentional over-crowding, over-serving of alcohol, failing to ban minors, admitting and serving obviously intoxicated persons, and known troublemakers. Other liabilities include failure to control loitering in the parking lot, failure to establish and enforce reasonable club rules, and an intentional policy not to call the police when warranted. Poor business decisions can make a club too intense and will place too much responsibility in the hands of club bouncers to control misconduct. This is a big mistake.

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