Robert spent 42 years in law enforcement and private security protecting lives and property while risking his own life numerous times. Robert was shot and nearly escaped death during an
armored car robbery but heroically fought back injuring one gunman while providing vital information that led police to capture the remaining two robbery suspects
Robert is a strong leader, respected professional and an exemplary public safety professional.
23 Year veteran of private security, loss prevention and investigations.
National instructor and author.
30 Yr Police Officer Career
Owner- APPS Security Training
42 Yr Career in Law Enforcement and Private Security
Continued service to public law enforcement and the private security industry and professional standards.
DR. DAVID HEAUKULANI
Former Chief of Police
Professor University of Hawaii
30 Yr Career in Law Enforcement and Private Security
Shot and killed investigating a suspicious person.
Killed in the line of duty
JL "Jack" EBBERT
Former Police Chief
Founder-Chesterfield Security Training Academy
35 Yr Career in Law Enforcement and Private Security
Retired Police Captain
Co-Owner Chesterfield Security Training Academy
35 Yr Career in Law Enforcement and Private Security
Owner-JBM Patrol and Protection
20 Yrs Career in Law Enforcement and Private Security
PANAMA BEACH FLA
20 Yr Law Enforcement Career
Chief of Bay County School Security-Police
RED LAKE MN.
Officer Derrick Brun was working at the Red Lake High School as an unarmed security officer in May 2005 when heavily
armed 16 year old student Jeff Weise entered the school. Brun confronted the suspect allowing another security officer
and numerous students to flee.
The suspect shot Officer Brun and then went on a shooting spree killing 9 others. Because of the selfless actions
of Officer Brun, numerous students and staff were unharmed.
Officer McFarland was employed at the Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg VA. and was shot and killed
in August 2006 while attempting to stop the escape of a prisoner who had been brought to the facility for medical treatment.
The suspect managed to disarm and kill a deputy sheriff and officer McFarland and was later captured.
McFarland leaves behind his wife Cindy, and the couple's two children.
DAVID RYAN TRIPP
While working an unarmed security patrol at the Great Outdoors RV Park and Golf resort Officer Tripp encountered a
fight involving several people. As he attempted to break up the disturbance he was killed by Shawn Cramer, a man who
broke into the complex and killed three other people that night.
Tripp put up a huge battle against the armed suspect and was credited by local authorities for his brave acts which prevented
further deaths that night.
Cramer was later captured and sentenced to prison for the murders.
Officer Quetel was on patrol of a MetroRail train station when she was attacked and shot and killed.
She was a dedicated, professional security and law enforcement practioner.Quetel was a 5 year veteran of the Atlantis Security Company and a former police officer.
While working as an armored car security officer for Loomis in June 2009 Husted was shot dead during a robbery at an area
He had been employed with the company for 16yrs and was a dependable, well-liked, professional private officer.
Husted was an avid dirt bike racer and had plans of getting married and becoming a helicopter pilot.
Four suspects have been arrested and charged with the robbery and murder.
In December 2008 Officer Prindle was an employee of US Security Associates assigned to a bank in the metro
Dallas area when he encountered an armed man attempting to rob the bank. The suspect fired numerous shots striking
Officer Prindle twice, once in the chest and once in the abdomen. Officer Prindle returned fire as he sought cover and struck
the suspect at least once which proved fatal to the bank robber. Officer Prindle was also instrumental in evacuating bank
employees and patrons and giving detail information to police via his cellphone as he took gunfire.
Officer Prindle survived his wounds because he was wearing his body armour. This was not the first incident that Prindle
has been involved in where his actions prevented harm or loss of life to his employer and he is regarded in the security industry
as a highly professional, skillful private officer.
STEVEN TYRONE JOHNS
Special police officer Johns was killed in a gun battle at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC on
June 10 2009 when a man armed with a rifle entered and began shooting. Two other officers engaged the suspect striking
the suspect who they then took into custody.
Johns was a well liked, professional security police officer who had worked at the museum for six years.
Johns left behind a wife and a son.
Special police officer Harry Weeks was employed by the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington DC on June 10 2009
when an armed man entered and began shooting, striking Officer Steven Tyrone Johns. Officer Weeks and his partner,
officer Jason McCuiston returned fire striking the shooter. The officers then took the shooter into custody preventing any further
injury or death to museum employees or patrons.
Officer Weeks is a 27 year veteran of the Washington DC police department who had recently retired and took a position
with the museum.
Special police officer McCuiston was employed by the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington DC on June 10 2009 when
an armed man entered and began shooting, striking Officer Steven Tyrone Johns. Officer McCuiston and his partner,
officer Harry Weeks returned fire striking the shooter. The officers then took the shooter into custody.
Because of the heroic actions of these officers, the shooter never entered the main area of the museum preventing any
further injury or death to museum employees or patrons
Officer McCuiston is a former U.S. Marine and Georgia police officer.
Was shot and killed during an armored car robbery.
32 Yr veteran law enforcement officer-security manager who provided leadership, direction and
support to our industry.
The inductees were nominated by members of the Private Officer International association and voted on by the Board of Directors for their heroic
actions during a major life threatening situation or for their continued professional enhancement of the private security industry.
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