Training Overview

Mr. Villines and his team have conducted professional enhancement seminars and industry mandated training to thousands of individuals. They have provided training throughout the United States for various law enforcement groups, private security staffs, attorneys, property management companies, community organizations, corporations and individuals.

Professional Seminars

Though not intended to meet mandated certification criteria, many of our professional seminars can qualify for continuing education credit. They can be presented to meet the professional needs of a particular entity, or an entity may choose to sponsor a presentation for the larger community. Click here for more information.

Certified Instruction

Some professions require a certain amount of mandated training to obtain and maintain certification and/or licensure. Our board-certified instructors offer training opportunities, both advanced and basic, to meet these needs. Click here for more information.

Training Team

John Villines is a published author in the field of personal safety, crime prevention, security management, and training. He has been certified as an instructor in advanced and specialized training for public law enforcement, private security and private sector investigators. A certified instructor in self defense, he has provided personal protection services for high profile individuals, including Sir Richard Attenborough, Tom Cruise, and Ben Kingsley.

Gary Mugridge is a retired federal agent and former instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the ATF Academy, Georgia Police Academy, and other venues, Gary's background as a presenter, combined with his extensive leadership experiences, enable him to provide uniquely informative training sessions on a variety of topics.

C. Joshua Villines maintains active board certification as an instructor for both police and private sector investigators. His primary focus is on advanced and specialized training related to interviews and questioning techniques, threat assessment, and crime prevention; which is offered to attorneys, human resource personnel, private sector loss prevention personnel and law enforcement. Additionally, he conducts mandated training and continuing education for private sector security and investigators.

Our Clients

Some of the clients for whom we have provided training include:

  • Deloitte and Touche
  • CNN
  • International Security Conference
  • ASIS International
  • The Southern Company
  • Trammell Crow Companies
  • Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
  • Hotel Atlanta Intelligence Group
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • University of Georgia
  • Georgia State University
  • Georgia Police Academy
  • and many others

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Since 1979 we have provided our expertise to hundreds of organizations including government agencies, Fortune 100 companies, private property owners and attorneys.

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