Larry conceived Armor Security And Protection Inc. after recognizing a need for the next generation of security services, and is responsible for the vision and direction of the company. He believes that today’s safety and security professionals should have real world experience and training in emergency preparedness and critical incident management, and has assembled a leadership team that embodies these virtues.
Larry has over twenty-two years of law enforcement experience, ascending from patrol officer to Sergeant and Road Patrol Supervisor. During his career, he has been recognized for his leadership in critical incidents and his utilization of current police strategies and tactics in emergency situations. Larry has over twenty-five years of security experience both as a security officer and supervisor, with venues including corporate security, close protection, asset protection, school security and major event security.
Larry was certified as a Police Officer in 1991. Larry’s most treasured experience during his career was his eight years as a Canine Handler with his partner GSD Armor. The time spent in canine provided invaluable training in tactics and strategy beyond that of normal police operations. Larry reached the rank of Sergeant in 2004 and commanded the Community Services Unit for two years. His time in CSU provided great insight and experience working with community and educational leaders. During this time, Larry became certified as a NYS D.A.R.E. instructor and taught the program in ten different schools, allowing him to gain a unique perspective on specific issues facing our diverse educational facilities. In 2006, Larry was promoted to Road Patrol Sergeant and worked in that role until his retirement in 2013. During that time, he received continuous training in emergency preparedness and critical incident management, and remains currently certified thru the Department of Homeland Security National Incident Management System ICS 100-ICS 700. Larry also holds certification from the Department of Homeland Security for Managing Civil Actions in Threat Incidents. Larry is a certified police instructor, firearms instructor, haz-mat response instructor and edged weapons defense instructor. Larry has also received extensive training in police and patrol supervision and progressive leadership and police management, skills that he uses in his leadership role as CEO and President of Armor Security and Protection.
Ron recently joined Armor Security and Protection after several years in Corporate IT sales. Ron brings many years of sales, Business development and customer relations. Ron’s expertise is in developing relationships with new and current customers.
For over 35 years Ron was a member of the Eastman Kodak Document Imaging US & C Sales Leadership team. In this capacity he lead teams that included distribution, sales, business development, new product development and Inside Sales. His last assignment with Kodak was Country Manager of Canada.
Ron is experienced in managing accounts of small companies to multi-billion dollar companies.
After thirty years of experience in law enforcement and security operations, Blake was brought on board at Armor Security and Protection Inc. to handle all of the operations of the company. Agreeing with the professional vision and mission statement of the company Blake has worked tirelessly to ensure our clients get the most professional security operation and successful completion of their event.
Blake has over thirty years experience in law enforcement with the Irondequoit Police Department, Beginning his career in 1984. Blake was assigned to the Canine Unit for ten years and gained a vast knowledge of tactics and strategies for working through numerous obstacles. Continuing to advance from the rank of Patrol Officer to Sergeant, and later a Platoon Commander as a Lieutenant. Blake was assigned to the afternoon platoon and supervised sixteen Patrol Officers and two Sergeants.
Blake has received certifications and commendations, from federal law enforcement, in areas of critical incident command, ics 100 through 700 of instruction, including critical incident command and response. Blake has supervised numerous large-scale events, in both a security capacity and also from the law enforcement arena. Blake has worked with numerous community groups, including both the East and West Irondequoit school districts.