The Protection Agency Trusted to Safeguard Florida's Most Risk Exposed Executives & Dignitaries

Our Executive Protection Agents are risk mitigators who provide proactive protective solutions for concerns involving risk, threat, access, confidentiality, and logistics.

It’s simply impossible to eliminate 100% of risk, for that reason it becomes much more crucial that organizations have A-Z policies and procedures for staff to follow, a thoroughly designed safety & security plan to keep their staff safe, and a team of security professionals who can tactfully carry it out.

Our corporate security & protection strategies are custom-designed to address our clients needs at every level.

  • Workplace violence
  • Active shooters
  • Domestic violence issues brought from home
  • Opportunistic criminal acts i.e. theft, burglary, or vandalism
  • Hostile surveillance
  • Competitive surveillance

Executive Protection & Protective Intelligence

Protective Intelligence is the non-physical, outermost layer of our EP framework, it employs Intelligence Analysts and systems to identify and assess geographic, general, and targeted risk. The middle layer is the Protective Advance layer, It does a lot of the logistical heavy lifting necessary for any protection detail’s success. The Close Protection layer is where skilled protectors, overtly or covertly, safeguard their protectees from physical threats, harm, and embarrassment.

Bodyguarding & Close Protection

Armed with data collected from intelligence analysis and plans designed during the advance planning phase, Close Protection Agents use their knowledge of non-verbal cues & pre-attack indicators, advanced first aid, verbal persuasion, defensive tactics, and protective firearms skills to keep our clients safe, productive, and unhindered throughout each day.

Every ARDENT armed agent is skilled in defensive firearms skills. They understand if forced to deploy weapons, that their task is to quickly and safely evacuate their principal.

 Every ARDENT Agent is a contingency planner, they account for the unaccountable to ensure safety and productivity. Our agents are primarily problem solvers, they bring the calming presence needed during tense situations. They have experience using verbal and non-verbal persuasion techniques as often as necessary to ensure our client’s needs are met.

ARDENT’s Executive Protection Agents are proactive. They have been expertly trained to assess and mitigate any range of risks or threats before they occur.

Our Agents train in martial arts to stop physical threats with ease and grace, to not cause unnecessary harm or attention.They are certified in first aid and are vital in ensuring the rapid response of EMS and law enforcement to emergency situations. They are knowledgeable about emergency medicine and can evaluate and respond to a range of injuries and illnesses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Executive Protection, when performed properly goes well beyond its obvious protective functions. A respectable Executive Protection Agency understands their role in ensuring client confidentiality, ease of movement, time management, desired public perception, and overall productivity.

Executive Protection services can be grand in scope and are a useful solution across many demographics. EP agencies provide solutions for people exposed to risk, these are most often high net worth individuals (HNWIs), corporate executives, celebrities, dignitaries, political figures, or any person or organization under direct threat of disruptions, embarrassment, or physical harm.

Yes. ARDENT maintains insurance well above the required minimum for security agencies and is licensed in the State of Florida.

Protective Intelligence is used to determine risks, threats, and vulnerabilities to our principle before they touch ground. Data collected by Protective Intelligence agents is securely analyzed, processed for credibility, and delivered to the executive protection team leadership with mitigation recommendations for consideration.

Close Protection is the critically important, physical element of the Executive Protection program. It is the safeguard against physical attacks, risks of embarrassment, or diminished public perception for clients. Close protection is always necessary as it is the only layer of security that can address the opportunistic attacker. Bodyguarding falls directly into that role.

ARDENT provides instruction in Executive Protection, Tactical Emergency Medicine, Defensive Tactics & Firearms Use, and Surveillance Techniques. Our training exceeds the industry standard by addressing real-world issues in response to current events and trends. This responsiveness is one way we differentiate ourselves.  We design and implement programs based on our client’s needs.   

Our Cadre of instructors come from Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement, Military Special Operations, Crisis Prevention Experts and Medical Professionals to ensure our clients get the most up to date and realistic training possible.

  • Advanced Executive Protection
  • Crisis Response & Planning
  • High Threat Protection
  • Protective Firearms Use
  • Tension Reduction
  • Hand-to-Hand Combatives
  • Home & Office Defense
  • Concealed Weapons Certification

Our training philosophy is rooted in the belief that any individual, no matter their size, gender, or physical ability, can become a subject matter expert on the foundational concepts and techniques of our T.A.C.T. system; And use them for ethical self-defense and protection of others.

Still have questions? Talk to one of our dedicated ARDENT team members. Available 24/7.


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