About Us
Protect and Secure (PAS) is a leader in online learning and development training for law enforcement and security professionals. We provide educational and development training that can help face the challenges of keeping us safe, fighting crime, violence, and acts of terror in the 21st Century.

Gary Goines, Director of Training
Gary Goines, a champion for Domestic and International Law Enforcement and Security is the Co-Founder and Principle instructor for Protect and Secure. He is one of the few Security Experts in the world with extensive experience in Law Enforcement, Dignitary/Executive Protection, Domestic and International Terrorism/Counterterrorism and Psychology.

Mr..Goines has over 30 years experience in Law Enforcement served as Supervisory Special Agent for the United States Capitol Police. He also has over 15 years experience in dignitary and Executive Protection which included performing individual and team dignitary protection evaluations and audits. He served as lead advance agent for numerous congressional delegations and coordinated security details with Law Enforcement Agencies and US Secret Service.

Mr..Goines provided Dignitary Protection Services for members of Congress, visiting dignitaries and delegations. He was Supervisory/Special Agent for two Speakers of the House of Representatives and both Democratic and Republican Leaders in Congress. He served as Supervisory Special Agent for the 2012 Democratic National Convention held at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina and the 2012 Republican National Convention held at the Amelia Arena in Tampa, Florida. He also coordinated and conducted security site supervision for the 2008 Democratic Convention held at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

Mr. Goines has over 23 years experience in psychology and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He currently teaches “The Psychology of Law Enforcement”, “Hostage Negotiation” and “Violence and Risk Assessment”. His background also includes Police Psychology and studying violent offenders, Psychopaths and Sociopaths. He has done extensive research on the profile and behavior pattern of an Active Shooter and has provided Active Shooter Training and Certification for a Federal Government Agency and a top US Security company. Provided active shooter training for Bristol County Sheriff’s Department and Homeland Security in Bristol County, Massachusetts. All developmental training and online learning courses include psychology principles and tools that can enhance law enforcement and security professionals job performance.

Served for 10 years as team Hostage Negotiator and Team Assaulter for Containment Emergency Response Team (CERT), Hostage Rescue Team. He is a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Certified Trainer. Provided Sensitivity/Diversity Training for US Capitol Police Officers and had the honor of serving as the Chairman of US Capitol Police Labor Committee. He is a Certified Instructor for The Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC). Currently serves as a member of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Washington, DC Lodge #1, member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), The American Psychological Association (APA) and The Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.

Martin Petty, Security Analyst

Our Mission
The mission of Protect and Secure is to face head on the challenges of policing, security, and terrorism in the 21st century. PAS continuous learning development and training courses focus on a commitment to excellence and strives to empower those in law enforcement, security, and emergency professionals. Provide Psychological tools that will help build and develop SKA’s (Skills, Knowledge, and Ability) which can improve decision-making and problem-solving capabilities in the workplace environment and community.

The Goals of Protect and Secure
Our Goal is to build stronger, more proficient and better equipped law enforcement and security agencies throughout the USA and around the world. Help improve the job performance of those in law enforcement and build better community relationships between police officers and the citizens they have sworn to protect and serve. Develop diversity and cultural tools that will unit communities and bring about a more tolerant and safer environment in which to live and work.