Specializing in providing personal protection and security for the entertainment, sporting and film industries. Beyond the Shield achieves the personal protection and security desired by providing the safest possible environment which is personally tailored with an emphasis on sensitivity towards personal privacy and freedom of movement.
We focus on providing law enforcement as well as the entertainment industries the knowledge and instruction on police tactics utilized by law enforcement. Specific and detailed instruction is given on general police services, search tactics, tactical tracking operations, criminal/missing person investigation, and disaster response.
Beyond the Shield offers an extensive and wide range of consultation services specifically directed to meet the needs of law enforcement and private sector canine units alike. Focusing specifically on proper K-9 training, administration, program management, record keeping, court preparation, and policy development.
Partnered with the Child Recovery Unit assisting in the planning and development of the State’s first Child Abduction Response Team.
One of fourNational Incident Management System (NIMS) Instructors for the agency to provide guidance and support to first responders.
Qualified by department as an Associate Instructor for Police Academy, 1st Line Supervisor’s School, and In-service Training Curriculum.
Partnered with allied agencies within this state and along east coast of the United States to provide modernized K-9 support and training.Selected as part of 6 panel team to develop and write uniform policies and standards for statewide search and rescue resources.
Partnered with State of Illinois law enforcement to become the only MSP Trooper certified by that state as a police training instructor.
Developed the 1st Volunteer in Police Service Program in the Division which has resulted in a $50,000 per year cost savings to Department.
Leadership, consultation, and & service as incident commander in the state’s largest search mission, with over 3000 searchers over 3 days, for of an 11 year old abducted and brutally murdered child leading to her body recovery & the subsequent conviction of the suspect.
Developed and wrote the first ever Department’s policy and procedures for deployment of the departments High Risk Tracking Team.
As barrack duty officer responsible for daily multi-tasking of calls for service, deployment of troopers and police administrative duties.
27 years of Total Law Enforcement Experience interpreting and applying policies and procedures and providing dedicated public service.
Provided instruction to department Command Staff on National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command operations.
Personally requested to provide insight and input into the development of the State of Maryland’s very first Silver Alert Program to locate missing elderly.
Negotiated the release of female hostage during 2 hour hostage barricade incident in Carroll County resulting in a successful conclusion.
Developed and wrote the first ever Department policy and procedures for first responders to missing person S.A.R. incidents.
Selected by the Superintendent’s Office and represented Field Operations Bureau on the Department’s Quality Improvement Council.
Championed, pioneered & trained the Department’s first High Risk Tactical Tracking and Search Team, the only team in the country that incorporates the combination of SWAT, Bloodhounds, Patrol Dogs, and Tactical Paramedics into the organizational structure.
Served as Tactical team leader in high risk tracking operation during search for an attempted murder suspect of two State Troopers.
Organized, deployed and coordinated resources during manhunt for suspect wanted for shooting & killing a state trooper in PG County.
Personally trained 17 out of the 20 operational bloodhound teams in the state over a 9 years period through 8 ten-week training schools.