Visit our Entertainment Industry Training Page to learn abut the internship program we are offering through the University of South Carolina.

It was a pleasure meeting the staff of the

York County Regional Chamber of Commerce based in Rock Hill, SC.  As a new member of the Chamber, KDI Protective Services of South Carolina will increase our presence in the Upstate area,  For more information

Congratulations to Team KDI members

Bob Bonasia and Rena Hawkins for

receiving their certification as NRA

Firearms Instructors.

Congratulations to Team KDI members

Ken Helfing and Christian Tiracave for

receiving their national certification in

Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)

from the instructor cadre at Special Operations Aid & Rescue (

Criminal Justice Week

Albany State University

Albany, Georgia

Karl has been asked by Dr. Marlene Ramsey, Professor of Criminal Justice 

and event chair, to be a guest speaker

at this annual event scheduled for

April, 2016.

We are proud to announce that KDI has been accepted as an internship agency for Appalachian State University.  

Congratulations to App State Senior Jake

Reiger for recently completing his internship with KDI.  Jake was a great addition to Team KDI!

Guest Speaker on International Terrorism 

On Thursday, June 11, 2015, Karl was the featured guest speaker at the morning breakfast meeting of the Central South Carolina Chapter of ASIS, held at the Capital City Club in downtown Columbia, SC.  He spoke on the topic of international terrorism.   

American Society of Industrial Security

Downed officer recovery training

On the range practicing tandem shooting


Team medic conducting a patient


Some photos from our Advanced SWAT course in Albany, Georgia.  April, 2015.

I'd like to welcome Mr. Robert Bonasia to Team KDI, where he will be heading our

Protective Operations Bureau for KDI Protective Services of South Carolina.

Bob is a retired Special Agent with the United States Secret Services where he was assigned to the Presidential Protection Detail for the Reagan, Bush, Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. Bob can be reached at

Karl will be the keynote speaker on the final day of the South Carolina Gang Investigators Association annual conference in Myrtle Beach on Thursday, February 25th, 2016.  His topic is Racial Recruiting and the Role of the Gang Officer. 

What's New at Team KDI

Karl was a guest speaker at this year's annual SCTOA conference being held in Myrtle Beach, October 5 - 7.

His topic was "Executive Protection for Law Enforcement".  Team KDI also had a vendor booth all three days of the conference.  

Special thanks to Lt. Col Chris Owens (standing) of

the Lee County Sheriff's Office in Georgia.  Chris is

also the owner of First Line Security & Training in

Leesburg, the official sponsors of Team KDI in the

State of Georgia.  We have been conducting some

great training with his organization.  Looking forward

to a lot more successful programs coming soon!

Congratulations to KDI International Security Consultant Jenny Lancett on the successful completion of her recent assignment to the Dominican Republic.

This is the page I enjoy the most, because we get to talk about the phenomenal people that have made Team KDI what it is today! - Karl