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True Blue Protection was founded in 2014 by John Evans and Brian Brown who both retired from full time police work to pursue their vision of developing a premium boutique security company. They created a unique organization staffed with the industry’s best law enforcement, military and security professionals. True Blue Protection has brought a higher-level of service, professionalism and talent to the security industry within Southern California and beyond.

TRUE BLUE MISSION

After completing successful careers as experienced law enforcement operators, John and Brian recognized the need for a higher-level of security services so they utilized their expertise as certified firearms instructors, martial arts instructors and SWAT tactics experts to compile a team of the absolute best security operators in the industry.

John and Brian used their combined 40 + years of law enforcement experience and contacts, and the lessons learned from their extensive background in SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics), high-level state and federal undercover operations, dignitary protection, police supervision, and major criminal investigations to create True Blue Protection.

TRUE BLUE PROTECTION TEAM

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BRIAN BROWN

CEO

Brian has dedicated his life to serving the community and to protecting the public. He is a true law enforcement expert and a thoroughly accomplished individual. He was a career SWAT operator specializing in operational planning, investigations and supervision. Brian holds numerous university and law enforcement degrees, he is a medal of valor recipient, graduated first in his police academy class and is uniquely talented in creating highly functional and productive teams.

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JOHN EVANS

COO

John dedicated his life to law enforcement training, education, and full-time active duty service. John is an expert in investigations and undercover operations and has personally apprehended thousands of criminal offenders. During John’s security career he has organized and provided protection to some of the highest profile individuals and families in the world. John further specializes in providing protection to children and is an industry expert in kidnap interdiction.

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DAVID MITCHELL

Director of Operations

After graduating from UCLA, David began his law enforcement career, of nearly 20 years, with the LAPD. He has dedicated his life to helping others and serving his community. During his career he attended various schools such as Firearms Instructor, Officer Survival, Field Training Officer, Traffic Collision Investigator, and Tactical Medical Training. On many occasions he has worked with the SWAT and Use of Force teams in providing department-wide training to his fellow officers.

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RICHARD PARCELLA

Uniform Division Commander

Richard is a combat veteran with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. He served as an Airborne Ranger in the 75th Ranger Regiment, the U.S. Army’s elite light infantry unit, for 42 months. Richard received several medals for his service, including the Army Commendation Medal and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal. He is dedicated to achieving excellence in all areas of his life. Richard operates with clarity, fortitude, and discretion when the situation dictates.

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