June 18, 2016

On September 16th, 2007 I was an up-gunner in a turret apart of Raven 22 a Department of State, Tactical Support Team that was responding to a Team in which their venue was attacked with a VBIED (Vehicle Born Improvised Explosive Device aka Car-Bomb). There were multip...

June 18, 2016

I was recently asked if Select-International provides Lapel Pins to our Graduates, and of course my immediate response was "Of Course". I think it was so natural, because when I think about working a Protective Detail, during the planning phase you have "Rings of Secur...

June 17, 2016

On September 11th, 2001 the world was rocked by one of the most horrific terrorist attacks in history. Airplanes were used as missiles targeting high profile American symbols in which the death toll rose to almost 3000 killed. After the World Trade Towers were hit, and...

June 14, 2016

On Friday June 10th 2016, A former contestant from "The Voice" TV Show was killed during a public appearance signing autographs in Orlando, Florida after a performing a show. 

Her killer traveled from the Bay area of Florida and took her life as she was just starting he...

June 1, 2016

Whatever you are striving to be great at, you better be In It, to Win IT!

Have you ever heard the analogy, "There are no points for second place?". While this is somewhat true, if you want to make it in any Industry, you have to be in it 100%.

This especially runs true i...

May 20, 2016

 I have touched on this before, however I wanted to hit on it again as it is just another topic we cover in our 5 day Protective Detail Specialist Course. 
Carry a bag for your Principal...... Does it make your Principal more vulnerable or less?

We as Executive Pro...

May 4, 2016

Sometimes we focus so hard on the more practical threat of the lone gunman, the knife wielding assailant, or the suicide bomber that we forget about a simpler, quiet method that may be just as effective.

In recent events we saw a report where the Son of Donald Trump was...

May 2, 2016

I recently met with a friend for some drinks. He is Mid 30's, been doing EP work and most recently is working more on the Private Investigations side of the house. As we were sitting there going back and forth, I asked him..... What is your End Game?

I was given a puzzl...

April 30, 2016

I am often approached by those that want to break into the High-Threat Protection arena who have no background whatsoever that would qualify them for such an assignment.

The first thing you need to understand, It does not matter what course you have taken or what level...

April 30, 2016

A few years back I was completing some CQB training in a shoot house, conductive by some former Delta guys in which the lead instructor made the comment.... 

"What is up with that heal to toe bullshit?, Do you think the bad guys are doing that? NO, They are running to t...

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