September 3, 2021 at 12:21 AM
My big brother and mentor Elijah Shaw along with the incomparable Dale June has released another masterpiece for the Protective Services Industry. Since its original publication in 1998, Introduction to Executive Protection has been considered the bible of the executive security industry. Now in its 4th edition with over 65% new material, this new volume, conceived and developed by Dale L. June, drawing from his experiences in the United States Secret Service, law enforcement, the military & the private sector, has been reworked and revised with new content, chapters, and input.
Much more than simply an introduction, this book is a powerful learning tool, with the author now joined by Elijah Shaw, one of the foremost experts in working globally as a security consultant with celebrities and other high net-worth VIP’s. The authors include real world examples of bodyguards working with politicians and religious figures, and dealing with everything from stalking to assassination attempts. This volume further digs into the tactics and the mindset necessary for protectors to mitigate the risk of it happening to their clients.
Packed with tips for successfully navigating the corporate, celebrity & dignitary sectors, the reader will find in-depth discussions on a variety of topics, ranging from setting up estate security plans, to working in and around private jets. The world is changing daily, and as both an educational and resource tool, this book is sure to provide new outlooks for both the experienced and the newcomer alike.- Trey Brooklyn Nivens
Introduction to Executive Protection is an excellent book for readers who are new to the business of personal security, or those who only want a refresher. The latest edition has 60% new material and provides all of the information you need to know about the industry. It is like a bible for Executive Protection! The book is written in a very engaging style, which makes the information easier to grasp. Even if you do not currently work in this field, but are simply interested in learning what it entails, this is definitely the book for you. - Hucky Austin
September 7, 2021 at 5:26 PM ·
When you want to be the best in your career you learn from the people who set the standards. Dale L. June & Elijah Shaw have helped all the new people to the industry with putting out the 4th Edition of
“ Introduction to Executive Protection “
Going to start getting my learning on ! - Timothy Smith
"I’ve known Dale June for over four decades when we were in the U.S. Secret Service together and have always admired his ability to comprehend and communicate his knowledge and ability in the art of Executive Protection. Not only does his expertise come from credible experience, he always researches and collaborates his observations and skills from many other reliable resources. If you want to know what Executive Protection is really all about and learn what it takes to properly “do the job”, this book is a must read." ---
Dr. Michael H Corcoran, President Work Threat Group; Co-Founder and former President Henley-Putnam University
"Risk is a constant today; kidnappings, armed robberies, torture, and assassinations have become all too regular tools for both criminals and radicals. Business and political leaders, as well as high-profile professionals and celebrities need first-rate close-in security. During his distinguished career, Dale June has personally protected dozens of industry CEO’s and global political figures. In his book, Introduction to Executive Protection, Dale offers deep context, savvy insights, and “street smart” field-proven techniques and advice for ‘protecting the principal’. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to provide this critical service to others."
Samuel R. Kephart CEO, Virtual Acumen, Inc., former U.S. Senate candidate, and TV host.
"Thank you Dale for putting the strategic power of etiquette, protocol and professional conduct right up there with the critical attributes and in this case, weapons of a well-rounded, successful Protective Agent. Unobtrusive excellence will be expected at all times and an astute candidate will recognize that a deep knowledge of etiquette will be required in the myriad of sensitive and potentially damaging situations that will inevitably arise in their profession."
Marie Betts-Johnson, Founder and Director of the International Protocol Institute of California® ; an internationally recognized consultant, speaker and columnist; she was the Director, International Relations Office, World Trade Center San Diego, California; she also served two years on the staff of the late King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan
"Dale June is one of the "Old Timers" in our industry of personal protection. His experience spans three decades.He is a prolific writer and teacher and this book deserves to be read and referenced because the concepts are rock solid. "
Bob Duggan, President, Executive Security International