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2013 EPIC is going to be a history-making conference. And it’s the one you don’t want to miss.

The top two Executive Protection schools in America, The Executive Protection Institute (EPI) and Executive Security International (ESI) have joined together to co-sponsor this annual conference. EPI is the host of the conference in December 5-7, 2013.  Click here for more information.

We have everything you expect, and a lot that’s new. You’ll find educational tracks geared for highly experienced participants as well as for those new to the field and everyone in between. Learn industry best practices as well as the latest tradecraft techniques. Increase your business’ profitability and stay ahead of your competition.

A new feature of the conference gives you an unparalleled opportunity to explore fresh ideas, have your individual voice heard, and be a part of the interactive summit that will have far-reaching implications, both in your work and for the industry.

At the conference, you’ll take it all in: Meet your industry suppliers face to face in one place. Compare notes and learn the backdoor insights you really want to hear from peers operating domestically and internationally.




2013 Conference Key Note Speaker:
Ray DeCunto of RAD Training will present in General Session on Protection Agent Survival Mindset

ray_decuntoRay retired from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office in June of 2009 after completing 28 years of service in law enforcement. Ray has been a police trainer since 1990 and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree through Tampa College, Florida. Ray has focused on officer survival training since 1991 both in the classroom and practical scenario based training. Ray has been a Street Survival Instructor since 2003, where he currently teaches the Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar. He is a certified instructor in firearms, defensive tactics, defensive driving, expandable baton and chemical agents. Ray has been involved in the development and instruction of courses involving basic and advanced tactical drug operations, tactical maritime activities, and SWAT operations. From 1992 to 2009 Ray was an instructor with the Multi-jurisdictional Counter Drug Task Force Training Program funded by the National Guard. The courses taught focused on officer survival during narcotics investigations, search warrants, raids, and arrests. Ray has taught numerous tactical survival courses to law enforcement and military personnel in the United States as well as outside the United States.

In 2010 Ray established RAD Training Inc. in order to expand training to specific areas in law enforcement and the private sector. In addition to courses for private and public officers, Ray has added tactical survival courses for law enforcement patrol deputies/officers, court assigned deputies/officers, parole and probation officers and narcotics detectives. In addition to his teaching responsibilities Ray currently serves as a reserve deputy with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Tampa Florida.