Who we are...


Founded:  October, 2012

Corporate Headquarters: Charlotte, North Carolina

Regional Office: Rock Hill, South Carolina

Corporation: Incorporated in the State of North Carolina

Scope of Work: International

DBA: - Tactical Operations

Divisions: KDI Protective Services of South Carolina

                  KDI Tactical Operations Training Center

                  KDI Entertainment Industry Services

                  One in Custody Productions

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At Team KDI we believe that our cities can be safer places

to live and work.  This is a belief we hope you share with us. 

Our network of specialists organizations are uniquely positioned

on an international level to provide services for you, your 

family and your business. 




Karl de la Guerra, Inc.

- State of South Carolina licensed private security agency #3160 (www.sled.sc.gov)

- Member of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (www.scchamber.net)

- Member of the American Society of Industrial Security (www.asisonline.org)

- Member of the South Carolina Gang Investigators Association (www.scgia.org)

- Member FBI Infragard, Charlotte Chapter (www.infragard.net)

- Representative in U. S. for the International Bodyguard & Security Services Assn. (www.IBSSA.org)

- Constituent Member U. S. Dept of State Overseas Security Advisory Council (www.OSAC.gov)

- Certified Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (www.ALERRT.org)

- Contributor to CBS News affiliate WBTV in Charlotte, NC on terrorism and security (www.wbtv.com)



TNT Executive Services, Inc. - Seattle, Washington (www.tntes.com)

- Private Investigations



The Johnson Group, LLC - Columbia, South Carolina

- Computer Forensics



Special Operations Aid & Rescue - Charlotte, North Carolina (www.soarescue.com)

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

- Medical Operations

- Medical Training

- Medical Intelligence



Native Executive Security - Noblesville, Indiana (www.nativeexecutivesecurity.com)

Full service executive protection firm servicing North Carolina, Indiana, Minnesota

and Oregon.  Offering multiple levels of firearms and self defense training.

International locations include Johanesburg, South Africa, Jerusalem, Israel and

Limassol, Cyprus.



Dive And Beyond - Pompano Beach, Florida (www.facebook.com/diveandbeyond)

- KDI Rescue Swimmer Training Course

- PADI Dive Training

- PADI Specialties Training


First Line Security & Training - Leesburg, Georgia (www.flstga.com)

The official sponsor of Team KDI in the State of Georgia.

When in Georgia, call on First Line for all your professional training needs.


Black Hawk Security Group - Zagreb, Croatia (www.blackhawksecuritygroup.com)

- Executive Protection

- Training Academy

- Business Intelligence

Ms. Adela Krivanek, co-owner of Black Hawk Security Group is the European representative

of Team KDI (adela@karldelaguerra.com).  


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A Recent Testimonial:

"For over ten years I have had the pleasure of working with Karl de la Guerra, at locations throughout the United States.  He has

led numerous conference security details in support of our meetings and conventions.  Anyone that works with Karl see that he

consistently demonstrates a high level of professionalism and assimilates extremely well into the corporate environment.  His

alert attention to detail, ability to immediately respond to a variety of situations and his extensive operational experience is truly

commendable.  Recently, my son was involved in an international incident that made me realize Karl's true capacities as an

international security consultant.  While working with Karl at a corporate event in Atlanta, Georgia, I had the unfortunate

experience of being notified that my son, working on an overseas assignment as a professional diver for an American based

company and his five crew members, had just been illegally detained in the country of Honduras.  They were now being held in a

remote, primitive Honduran prison on a small isolated island.  As his mother, being in an unfamiliar city and not knowing where to

start to manage this type of situation, I immediately turned to Karl for guidance.  Karl spent the next 72 hours wholly focused on

this incident.  I can tell you, without question, that Karl has a very unique set of skills.  His breadth of knowledge in international

protective services, his national and international contacts, his understanding of Central American culture and his years of

operational experience, both here and abroad, led to the creation of a successful long-term strategy that saw the eventual release

of my son, and the Aqua Quest crew.  I am forever grateful for Karl's professional expertise, his compassion for a very concerned

mother, and his absolute understanding of time critical international events."

Rosemary Carroll - Travel Director, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania







Karl de la Guerra, Inc.