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Echelon was founded in the City of Portland, Oregon. In the late 2000’s owners of Echelon began observing the needs of business owners and the community around us. In 2018, they began to formulate a new business model for security in the modern age.

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LGBTQIA+ community remains at risk for violence

Portland has become a well known destination for many queer folk. In turn, this has led to a blossoming community. Unfortunately, the LGBTQIA+ community remains…

Why Security Should Never Act Like Law Enforcement

Why Security Should Never Act Like Law Enforcement

Lessons from an armed security guard after living through the chaos of 2020 in Portland

The security industry has exploded over the past year. The demand for more security has risen at a rate faster than available security guards can…

The Armed EMT

“I’ve been stabbed and my guts are hanging out.” When he removed the cloth over his belly I realized he was telling the truth. Repeatedly…

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