Report from METRO SPECIAL POLICE and SECURITY, Inc. – one of the IBSSA Official Training Centres

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA) - Wednesday, December 7, 2011, marked the first graduation ceremony from the IBSSA certified Metro Training Academy in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This 3-day Corporate Executive Protection course, instructed by IBSSA Master Teacher Mr. Karl de la Guerra, hosted students from the states of Washington, Louisiana, New Jersey, Florida and North Carolina.

The guest speaker for this class was Ms. Alice Torres, representing U. S. Congresswoman Sue Myrick of North Carolina. A special thanks goes to Mr. Doug Brafford of The Ultimate Gym and Mr. Brian Sisson of The Range At Lake Norman for hosting portions of this program.

The professional backgrounds of each student are very diverse and hold to the high standards set forth by the IBSSA. We wish them the best of luck in their future careers!

Pictured (L-R) – Patrick Lewis, Renny Thomas, Capt. Richard Mata, Chris Poe, Alexis Bell, Capt. Eric McManus, Karl de la Guerra, Stuart Harris, Lynn Hoosier, Police Chief Mitch Roth, Chris Mayhew, Oscar Dantzer, Sgt. James Allen, Ajani Bonner, Paul Ponte, Sam Darakjy (not pictured is Lt. Michael Swygert)