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Training Security

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
October 24, 2016

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David W. Burke


Forced Protection Officer adept at ensuring optimal level of VIP/Dignitary protection through sound observation. Specialize in quickly assessing situations and reacting to potential security risks or threats.

Professional Highlights

July 2016 to August 2016

Triple Canopy

Reston, Virginia

Force Protection Officer

Currently working in the Middle East with secret security clearance.

Provide protection/security for all Department of Defense employees, contractors and approved visitors.

Conduct inspections of personnel and vehicles in accordance with Area Support Group Kuwait Standard Operations Procedures.

Control and operate US Government-installed barrier devices to deny unauthorized vehicle access to US Government interests.

Prepared to handle logistics for both military and contracted convoys entering and departing designated Entry Control Points.

April 2014 - Present

Phoenix Risk Assessment, LLC.

St. Louis, MO

Executive Protection Specialist/Independent Contractor

Responsibilities include work on protective assignments and any and all tasks that fall within the overall job description of executive protection specialist.

Sept 1995 to June 2016 (Retired)

St. Louis City Police Department

St. Louis, Missouri

Police Officer

Perform uniform police duties, enforce state and local laws, handle domestic disturbances, and conduct on-the-scene investigations when applicable.

Conduct periodic investigations of suspicious drug house activities; gather information for search warrants to make arrest of suspected drug dealers.

Police Officer of the Month: February 2000, August 2001

Certificate of Recognition: April 2002, April 2002

Sept 1991 - Sept 1995

St. Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

Protective Security Officer

Provided security for a large metropolitan university. Enforced state laws and university regulations while exercising the powers of arrest as an armed officer.

During my tour of duty, received three promotions based on excellent employee performances.

Professional Highlights (con’t)

July 1984 to July 1987

United States Marine Corp

San Diego, California

E-3 Lance Corporal

Honorable Discharge

Served as squad leader. Provided direction and supervision for a unit of 10 men.


August 1995

University of Missouri – St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

B.S. Criminal Justice


References are available on request.

Specialized Training

Executive Protection Training Program

R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc.

May 3-9, 2015

Baltimore, MD

Advanced Executive/Close Protection & Security Risk Management

(Hostile Environments)

Trojan International Defense Group & Trojan Securities International

August 11-20, 2014

Fayetteville, AK

Conflict Resolution/Management for Security Management & Protective Services

Trojan International Defense Group & Trojan Securities International

August 2014

Fayetteville, AK

Diplomatic Security Service – DT303 Protective Security/LEO

U.S. Department of State/Diplomatic Security Training Center

April 2014

Washington D.C.

Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents

New Mexico Tech/Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center

August 2012

Socorro, NM

Weapons of Mass Destruction Radiological/Nuclear Awareness

U.S. Dept of Homeland Security/Center of Radiological/Nuclear Training for FEMA, National Preparedness Directorate

May 2012 University of Las Vegas, Nevada

EOC Operations and Planning for all Hazards

Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency, Texas Engineering Extension Service

April 2012

St. Charles, MO

Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response, Train the Trainer

National Center for Biomedical Research and Training

March 2012

St. Louis, MO

Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings, Train the Trainer

New Mexico Tech/Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center

December 2011

Socorro, NM

Law Enforcement Protective Measures for CBRNE Incidents

U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Center of Domestic Preparedness

October 2011

Anniston, AL

Firearms, Combat & Community Training

State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training Program: Investigative/Intelligence Workshop – 16.5hrs, United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Missouri, St. Louis, MO, January 2015

NRA Basic Pistol Course – The National Rifle Association, Fayetteville, AK, August 2014

Full Spectrum Weapons Training, Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission & the Office of the Attorney General, London, Ohio, June 2014

Patrol Rifle Combat Night Fire – 8hrs, SLCPD, St. Louis, MO November 2013

Combat Pistol Night Fire – 8hrs, SLCPD, St. Louis, MO November 2013

Patrol Rifle Basic – 16hrs, SLCPD, St. Louis, MO, May 2013

Advanced Tactical Carbine – 9hrs, Asymmetric Solutions, Potosi, MO, April 2013

Advanced Tactical Pistol – 9hrs, Asymmetric Solutions, Potosi, MO, April 2013

Patrol Rifle Combat Night Fire – 8hrs, STLPD, St. Louis, MO, November 2012

Ultimate Survival Instincts, Lifeline Training, Inc. St. Louis, MO, November 2012

V.A.L.O.R. Training, US Attorney’s Office, Western District of Missouri, St. Louis, MO, August 2012

State & Local Anti-Terrorism Training Program, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Hombolt, TN, January 2012

Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative: The Analytic Role/Suspicious Activity Reporting, Bureau of Justice Assistance, St. Louis, MO December 2011

Combat Pistol Night Fire - 8hrs, STLPD, St. Louis, MO, October 2011

Middle Eastern Crime, Culture & Community, Midwest Counterdrug Training Ctr, St. Louis, MO, Sept 2011

Muslim Culture and Terrorist Strategies Training, Security Solutions Intl, St. Louis, MO, Sept 2011

Concealed Carry Handgun – 16hrs, STLPD, St. Louis, MO, July 2011

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