BRAD PARKER

BRAD PARKER

Brad_ParkerAdjunct Instructor

Brad Parker has excelled as an agent, supervisor, and project manager in the professional security industry for many years. Additionally, he possesses operational law enforcement experience and an extensive background in martial arts and defensive tactics training.

Brad has provided executive protection to major corporations as well as dignitary protection to foreign diplomats from the Middle East. He has been assigned every major role on Protective Services Details to include advance work, protective driving, close protection, and Agent-in-Charge duties. Brad has significant international experience specific to the United Kingdom, Ireland and other parts of Europe. He is also a trained Emergency Medical Technician. Brad is an accomplished and nationally recognized defensive tactics instructor specializing in unarmed defense and subject control measures. He has instructed personnel at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia as well as other members of law enforcement and security agencies throughout the U.S. Brad has also delivered physical defense instruction on an international level to the Garda Siochana (Irish National Police) and the London Metropolitan Police.

Brad is an accomplished martial artist with over 20 years of formal study, which includes Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Okinawan Shuri-Ryu Karate, and the distinction of being inducted into the International Fighting Arts Association Hall of Fame. Brad is currently a Protection Agent with PFC Safeguards and serves as a lead instructor for the PFC Protective Security Operations Certification (PSOC) program.

In addition to teaching and working with Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts, Brad provides corporate-level protective security in the Phoenix Metropolitan area and is a former member of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Interdiction Unit.