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Latest Press Release from C4SS

We thought we would give you the advance copy of Monday’s Press Release:


CONTACT: Kelly S. Klatt, CPP, at (407) 808-5180 or [email protected]


ORLANDO, Fla. (April 12, 2010) – Former Orange County Fla. Sheriff Kevin Beary has joined Center for Security Solutions as an independent security consultant.  Beary was the top elected law enforcement official for one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the Southeastern U.S. for 16 years; retiring in 2009.

Beary is a third generation law enforcement officer and has served in the law enforcement and security fields for the past 34 years.  His career distinctions include:

  • Appointed by Florida Governor Jeb Bush to co-chair the Florida Domestic Security Task Force (Region V) on terrorism
  • Member of the FBI’s Executive Advisory Team for Homeland Security
  • Member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Terrorism Committee. (IACP is the world’s oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization of police executives.)
  • Member of the American Society for Industrial Security’s International Standing Council on Global Terrorism
  • Named “National Sheriff of the Year” by the National Sheriff’s Association
  • Named “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” by the National Rifle Association
  • Recipient of the Silver Beaver Award from the Boy Scouts of America Central Florida Council
  • Recipient of the Professional Achievement Award from the University of Central Florida
  • Past chairman of the National Police Board of G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training)
  • Past president of the Major County Sheriffs’ Association, Central Florida Criminal Justice Association and the Florida SWAT Association

“Arguably, the history books will regard Sheriff Beary as one of the best, most well-known and active top cops who has ever served the country and his county,” said Kelly S. Klatt, CPP, chief executive officer for Center for Security Solutions, Inc. “He brings to our organization a strong commitment to professionalism, sound policies and procedures, and an in-depth knowledge of the current trends in law enforcement.”

Since retiring as Orange County Sheriff in 2009, Beary has mentored the Afghan National Police Counter-Terrorism General Officer and the Counter-Terrorism Police Task Force 24.  He also is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from counter-terrorism security strategies to expert witness in the defense of law enforcement and serves on the D.A.R.E. America Operations Advisory Committee.

Beary earned his bachelor’s degree in General Studies, with minors in Psychology, Police Administration and Criminal Justice, from Liberty University and his master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida.

Center for Security Solutions ( and its elite group of independent security consultants provide clients with innovative, custom-tailored and cost-effective security solutions. Services include: StrataTM, an on-call professional security consulting service; security organizational design, budgeting, policy development and procedural development; technical, engineering and equipment specifications, and systems designs to facilitate the security of a building or facility; forensic litigation support and analysis of evidence discovered in lawsuits; executive protection and corporate concierge security services; technical surveillance counter measures security consultations; cold case management for law enforcement agencies.