Protective Services Management at Major and Special Events
January 24-26, 2008
New Orleans, Louisiana
This is an advanced training opportunity for a select few participants during the first weekend of MARDI GRAS 2008, in New Orleans, Louisiana and the surrounding suburbs. Meet the challenge of actually advancing, planning and executing protective missions in the middle of the world s largest street event, Mardi Gras, New Orleans style.

This will be a no-nonsense, hands-on, advanced training opportunity for the Personal Protection Specialist, law enforcement officer; military police and government agents, who want to truly receive a working knowledge of protection at large scale, world-class events.

If you truly want to enhance your skills and performance, this is the real deal. It will be an interactive course, requiring full participation in training exercises and hands-on scenarios. Instructors will include: Randall V. Biglow, Sonny Burmaster, Anthony H. Christiana, Jr., Eugene Ferrara, John Musser and more instructors who have had hands on experience at major events from Olympic Games to political conventions and concerts tours.

Topics Will Include:


Executive Protection and Special Events
Defining Events
Determining Potentially Hazardous/Non-Hazardous Events
Pre-Advance Considerations for Special Events
Detailed Field Advance Considerations
Putting a Special Event Plan Together
Execution of Protective Missions
Security (Law Enforcement, Private, Volunteers) Liability
Misbehavior Tolerance (Action, Reaction, Over-Reaction)
Wrapping Up the Detail
The Special Events Protection Training tuition fee is $495.00. This program will provide over 35 hours of training in three fast paced days. The program consists of a minimum of class room lecture, with a focus on the planning and execution of protective assignments during actual real-time events. There is No Simulation here, you will be front and center, during full-blown Mardi Gras Activities, making the plans and providing the protection to instructor/protectees. Can you handle it?

Class will start Thursday at 9:00 am at the City of Gretna Police Department Training Academy, located at 200 Fifth St., Gretna, Louisiana. This state of the art training facility and command center will serve as the base of operations for this training program. Arrive in New Orleans as early as Wednesday, January 24, 2008 and stay until Monday, January 27, 2008, if you choose, FOR THE EXCEPTIONAL RATE of $69.00 PER NIGHT plus 11.75% tax, at the HOLIDAY INN NEW ORLEANS -WESTBANK. This rate is unheard of during MARDI GRAS. The best part, other than the training, SUNDAY IS A FREE DAY, CLASS IS OVER SATURDAY NIGHT! You get to enjoy a host of Mardi Gras Activities with members of the NLA Family and new friends. Rooms are being held at the Holiday Inn New Orleans -Westbank, Call toll free at 1-877-553-1235, ask for the room block being held under Executive Protection Training. Please contact the New Orleans office for an application.

Please contact Executive Protection Institute - New Orleans Office to request or submit an application, or with questions regarding this training. Please include your name, email address, phone number and contact address with your correspondence. Contact EPI-NO Office:

Anthony Christiana, Director of Operations
Executive Protection Institute - New Orleans Office
EMAIL: [email protected]
OFFICE: 504/258-9769
DIRECT: 504/361-3337
FAX: 504/227-7606


This training program is hosted by the Executive Protection Institute New Orleans Office.