SafeTek / Top Gun Security Academy

SafeTek / Top Gun Security Academy

5.0
10 employees
29 years in business

About this pro

Thank you for this opportunity to introduce myself ‐ My name is Brian Holmes, I am an experienced professional Private Investigator, Private Patrol Operator / Security Service Contrator, (California Licenses PI#19004, PPO#11096 Issued 1992), Licensed Security & Firearms School Operator  Trainer/Educator (California Licenses TIF#1244, TFF#560 before 1992), and Electrical Engineer (CSULA Electrical Engineering Graduate ’92). My company is based in Los Angeles California and is fully licensed, bonded, and insured; I have been providing quality security and investigative services for more than 30 years.  A brief Summary of Relevant Professional Qualifications:

• 30 plus years of Security & Investigative services experience (under own licenses since ’83 & ’92 respectively)

• Courtroom experience includes providing witness testimony, and support at counsel’s table during trial (PC867)

• University degrees (CSULA ’92) include Electrical Engineering, Computer Technologies, and related disciplines

• Certified DFIR (Digital Forensics & Incident Response) expert and can address those service needs and issues

• Accredited TSCM (Technical Surveillance Countermeasures & Management) or “Bug‐sweep” expert

• USA FCC Licensed General Class Broadcast Radio Station Operator (station call letters: K9BRI)

• Qualified Forensic Psychophysiologist (Polygraph Examiner), trained at Backster School of Lie Detection (‘06)

• Registered, Bonded, and Insured California State Process Server (Los Angeles County Registration# 2015049997)

• CPR, First‐Aid, and First Responder Certified Instructor by the American Red Cross & CSU

• CA State Licensed & NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor & Range Master

• Professional licensing includes Private Investigations, Security Services, Training Facilities & Instruction, & More

• Currently active CA BSIS Licenses include PI19004, PPO11096, TFF560, TFB560, TIF1300, FQ246589, & G938508

• Active Member of many professional organizations including IEEE, CALI, PICA, & NCISS

I perform a wide range of investigative and security related services, including the common types of issues and requests.  However, my technical background allows me to also provide specialized services which most agencies simply cannot offer. I specialize in providing services involving electronic technologies including digital and analogue forensics, communications, imaging, and related recorded media analysis. The specialized services which I commonly provide include “Collection of Scientific Investigative Evidence” (CSIE), “Electronic Media Analysis or Enhancement” (EMAE), “Data Recovery” & “Digital Forensics and Incident Response” (DFIR), “Cyber‐Threat Risk Analysis” (CTRA), “Technical Surveillance Countermeasures & Management” (TSCM), and “Forensic Psychophysiology” (Polygraph Examinations).

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Los Angeles, CA 90042
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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Prelminary interview (via phone okay) to review and determine comfort level, familiarity, and goals.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

• 30 plus years of Security & Investigative services experience (under own licenses since ’83 & ’92 respectively)

• CA State Licensed & NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor & Range Master

• Professional licensing includes Private Investigations, Security Services, Training Facilities & Instruction, & More

• Currently active CA BSIS Licenses include PI19004, PPO11096, TFF560, TFB560, TIF1300, FQ246589, & G938508

• Active Member of many professional organizations including IEEE, CALI, PICA, & NCISS


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Vairies depending upon types and levels of instruction and related certifications.  


How did you get started teaching?

Professional qulaifications were required as part of our business licenesing an Our Company's Safety program. 


What types of students have you worked with?

Law Enforcement Officers, Security Professional, Businesses, and Private Individuals.  


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Our School's Student Graduations - I always take great pleasure in helping our students improve their professional careers. 


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Find an instructore that you feel "at ease with" you which you believe you can learn from without being intimidated. 


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What are your goals, and to what extent are you willing to make commitments to achive them.


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