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Michael D.

Jacksonville, Florida 32277
Phone (904) 514-5727
Work Experience
May 2005 - Present Security/Protection Specialist (CEO/President)
Bishop Innovative Group, LLC (Jacksonville, Florida)
Founder/Owner of high end security agency headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida
Provided personal security/executive protection for Super Bowls XLI, XLII, and X
Provided physical security consulting to the City of Jacksonville in reference t
o securing the St. James Building that houses the Office of The Mayor
Provided security consultation for several churches in the Jacksonville communit
Conducted several anti-rape/women's self defense courses in the City of Jacksonv
April 2004 - Present Security/Protection Specialist & Instructor/Mentor
Blackwater Worldwide/Xe Services, LLC
Physical Security/Force Protection Specialist of the Quality Assurance Team resp
onsible for overseeing physical security, base security plans, security operatio
ns, and sub-contracted security companies providing guards to bases within the A
fghan Border Police Program throughout Afghanistan
Site Security Manager of remote Forward Operating Base Lonestar, located in east
ern Afghanistan near Tora Bora
Instructor at counter narcotics training academy in Afghanistan, instructing in
various topics related to and directly connected with the prevention and suppres
sion of illegal narcotic production and trafficking
Mentor/Trainer responsible for training and supervising Afghan National Interdic
tion Unit police officers in direct action of counter narcotics missions support
ed by the Department of Defense and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Afghanistan in-country Senior Supervisor/Manager of a specialized security force
consisting of approximately 50 American security contractors and a 250 indigeno
us security force, conducted physical (Force Protection) and mobile personal sec
urity detail (PSD) security operations for the protection of U.S. Government (US
G) personnel at forward operating bases during Operation Enduring Freedom.
Element member of a specialized security team conducting physical and mobile (PS
D) security operations for the protection of USG personnel at forward operating
bases during Operation Enduring Freedom.
April 1999 - Present Training Specialist/Adjunct Instructor
Institute of Police Technology and Management (Jacksonville, Florida)
Instructor of law enforcement officers of military installations, municipal, cou
nty, state, and federal agencies in various courses of investigations, tactical
team techniques, and hands on defensive tactics.
Responsible for updating course manuals to include entering key information, wri
te, evaluate, and administer tests at the conclusion of the courses, yearly plan
ning/scheduling of courses, staffing courses, providing detailed information for
contract bids
August 2000 - January 2008 Director of Security/Security Advisor
First Baptist Church of Mandarin (Jacksonville, Florida)
Created the Armor of God security ministry and wrote SOPs
Provide security plan for church services for 3,600+ members
Responsible for training security personnel in defensive tactics and physical se
curity measures
Provide (armed) executive protection to Senior Pastor, his family, and VIP visit
ors of the church
Provide escort during the collection of tithes and offering conducted during ser
Instrumental in writing the emergency evacuation/disaster plan for the church
This is a non-paid voluntary position
October 1994 - April 1999 Investigator & Patrol Officer
City of Muncie Police Department (Muncie, Indiana)
Investigated various crimes and conducted interviews, interrogations and prepare
d reports of the findings and presented those findings to the Prosecutor's Offic
e for prosecution
Assignments included undercover narcotic officer, department's Gang Task Force C
oordinator/Lead Investigator, member of the Bike Patrol, member of the Dive, Sea
rch, and Rescue Team, and a member of the Muncie/Delaware County Drug Task Force
"Strike Force"
Patrolled assigned district within the city of Muncie as a Patrol Officer
February 1995 - March 1996 Security Officer
Ball Corporation (Muncie, Indiana)
Patrolled warehouses and office building space
Escorted employees to and from their vehicles
Assisted in the reviewing and rewriting company security standard operating proc
Answered multi-switch telephone system
June 1994 - July 1994 Security Officer (Corporal)
BDI Incorporated (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Conducted site surveys of new and future security sites for contract bids
Wrote standard operating procedures for newly obtained security sites
July 1988 - July 1994 United States Marine
Unites States Marine Corps (Various Locations)
Twenty months as Platoon Sergeant, Platoon Guide, and Training Non-Commissioned
Two-plus years spent as a Marine Security Guard (Embassy Duty) Training and tour
of duty covered emergency planning, knowledge of lock/alarm systems, bomb searc
hing/locating techniques, anti-terrorist techniques, physical security inspectio
ns, and fire protection procedures, hostile threats, hostage survival, access co
ntrol measures, room/building entry techniques, close quarter combat, and execut
ive protection/escort.
June 2003 - October 2003 University of Phoenix, Criminal Justice
April 2002 - June 2002 Florida Metropolitan University, Criminal Justice
August 1994 - December 1994 Ball State University, General Studies
Currently enrolled at American Public University (APU) seeking Bachelor's Degree
in Homeland Security with a minor in Security Management
July 2009 Department of Defense Online Training
Certificate of Completion of AT Level 1 Awareness Training
July 2008 American College of Forensic Examiners International Springfield, Mis
Certificate of Completion of Level Three (Response & Coordination) Certification
in Homeland Security
June 2008 American College of Forensic Examiners International Springfield, Mis
Certificate of Completion in Establishing Executive Security (5 CE hours)
June 2008 American College of Forensic Examiners International Springfield, Mis
Certificate of Completion of Level Two (Awareness & Recognition) Certification i
n Homeland Security
June 2008 American College of Forensic Examiners International Springfield, Mis
Certificate of Completion of Level One (Basic Emergency Preparedness) Certificat
ion in Homeland Security
January 2008 Blackwater Training Center Moyock, North Carolina
Certificate of completion in Executive Protection (40 hours)
July 2006 S2 Safety & Intelligence Institute Clearwater, Florida
Certificate of completion in Bomb Threat Management
March 2006 S.T.O.P.P.E.D. Security Conference Dallas, Texas
Certificate of completion in providing security within church/spiritual faciliti
es (24 hours)
April 2004 Blackwater Training Center Moyock, North Carolina
Completion of High Risk Security Contractor course (100 hours)
February 2004 University of North Florida Police Department Jacksonville, Flo
Certificate of completion of Law Enforcement Officers Flying Armed Course
(Pursuant to Transportation Security Administration 49 CFR Part 1544 Section 219
March 2002 - April 2003 Public Safety Institute Orlando, Florida
Certificate of completion in Defensive Ground Fighting (24 hours, March 2002)
Certificate of completion in Advance SWAT Team Tactics (50 hours, April 2003)
February 2002 Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association Jacksonville, Florida
Certificate of completion in Search and Seizure Seminar (5 hours)
September 2000 - November 2001 Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 65 N
assau County, Florida
Certificate of completion in:
Anti-Terrorism Advanced Training (8 hours, November 2001)
Police Advance Close Quarter Defensive Tactics Training (4 hours, September 2000
October 1998 - December 2002 Institute of Police Technology and Management
Jacksonville, Florida
Certificates of completion received in:
Tactical Techniques for the newly developed Tactical Team (40 hours, September 2
Interview & Interrogation for Drug Enforcement Officers (40 hours, December 2002
Street Gangs Identification and Investigation (40 hours, February 2001)
Safety & Survival Techniques for Law Enforcement Officers (16 hours, January 200
Safe and Legal Traffic Stops: Train the Trainer (24 hours, January 2001)
Tactical Operations Command (24 hours, December 2000)
High Risk Warrant Service (32 hours,)
Tactical Techniques for Drug Enforcement (40 hours, August 1999)
Verbal Judo (40 hours, June 1999)
DUI Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (24 hours, June 1999)
Interviews and Interrogations (40 hours, April 1999)
Advanced Gang Investigations (40 hours, October 1998)
August 1999 John E. Reid and Associates Miami Beach, Florida
Certificate of completion in:
Interviewing and Interrogation (24 hours)
Advanced Interviewing and Interrogation (16 hours)
July 1999 NE Florida Criminal Justice Training Center Jacksonville, Florida
Certified as Defensive Tactics Instructor (80 hours)
September 1998 Ft Wayne Regional Community Policing Institute Kokomo, Indiana
Certificate of completion in Gang Graffiti Seminar (16 hours)
July 1998 National Gang Crime Research Center Chicago, Illinois
Certificate of completion in:
Gang Specialist Program (24 hours)
Gang Interview/Interrogation Skills (4 hours)
April 1998 Indianapolis Police Academy Indianapolis, Indiana
Certificate of completion in Response/Survival of High Risk Incidents (16 hours)
February 1998 Indiana Drug Enforcement Association Indianapolis, Indiana
Certificate of completion in Drug Investigation Seminar (16 hours)
April 1997 National Law Enforcement Institute Chicago, Illinois
Certificate of completion in Gang Conference (15 hours)
March 1997 Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar Cleveland, Ohio
Certificate of completion in Street Survival '97 Course (24 hours)
December 1996 Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Plainfield, Indiana
Certificate of Graduation (480 hours)
October 1995 Protective Training Service, Inc. Muncie, Indiana
Certificate of completion in Tactical Ground Fighting (8 hours)
October 1994 Muncie Police Department Muncie, Indiana
Certificate of completion in Pre-Basic Officer Training Course (40 hours)
March 1993 Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville, North Carolina
Certified as Emergency Medical Technician (155 hours)
Certified in Pediatric Emergencies, Land, Search & Rescue and Ambulance Call Rep
September 1988 - July 1993 Fleet Marine Force Atlantic Comm. School
Camp LeJune, North Carolina
Certificate of completion in:
Field Wire Course
Communication Security Course
Call Service Attendant Course
May 1990 Marine Security Guard Battalion Quantico, Virginia
Certificate of Graduation from Marine Embassy Duty (8 weeks)
Awards and Recognition
1998 Outstanding Community Service Award
For armed robbery investigation and gang awareness lectures throughout the Munci
e community
1997 Official Commendation
For Outstanding Police Action (Prostitution Sting)
1997 Official Commendation
For Outstanding Police Action (Burglar Apprehension)
1997 Appreciation Card
Kareem Abdul Jabbar UCLA freshman basketball card signed and given by Mr. Jabbar
for executive protection provided during the 1996 and 1997 NCAA Men's Basketbal
l Tournament.
1996 Official Commendation
For Unusual Attention to Duty (Murder Suspect Apprehension)
1994 & 1991 Good Conduct Medal (two awards)
1993 Navy Achievement Medal
For Professional Achievement from 7/23/91 to 10/3/92
1993 Certificate of Commendation
For Superior Achievement in the performance of duties from 5/1/93 to 5/24/93
1992 & 1989 Meritorious Mast
Received twice in 1989
1992 Letter of Appreciation
From Ambassador Richard Bogosian (U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena, Tchad, Africa)
1991 Letter of Appreciation
From Ambassador Mel Sembler (U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia)

Licenses, Certifications, & Memberships

Active United States Government Top Secret Clearance
State of Florida Security Officer License: D 2508823 (Michael D. Brown)
State of Florida Agency License: B 2500073 (Bishop Innovative Group, LLC)
State of Florida Security Agency Manager License: MB2500243 (Michael D. Brown)
State of Florida Concealed Carry Weapon License: Reciprocity Agreement with 29
States; copy supplied upon request
American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) member
Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) member
National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS) member
International Counter Terrorism Officers Association (ICTOA) member
Majesty Enterprises member
International Bodyguard Network member
American Red Cross Adult, Child, and Infant CPR certified
American Red Cross Basic Life Support certified
PADI Basic & Advance certified Open-Water Scuba Diver