Eric Konohia

Author's details

Name: Eric Konohia
Date registered: August 22, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Shedding some LIGHT on “Unfinished business” — September 7, 2014
  2. He maybe quiet but Neckbone gets his “BACK” into it….. — September 4, 2014
  3. S.C.A.B’s moon walking at a dead Principal’s expense — June 5, 2014
  4. New Beginnings — June 2, 2014
  5. Just 20 seconds…….on the “X” — May 28, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Will Smith’s Security failure — 19 comments
  2. The transition drill issues…. from SF to PSD to EP B2B, a firsthand account — 16 comments
  3. “SMB” Social Media Bodyguards — 10 comments
  4. I am officially holstering my gun conversations. — 9 comments
  5. Choose your poison. I mean position! — 9 comments

Author's posts listings

The investigation, the coverage, the lesson

Yesterday in the nation’s capitol, basically in my backyard, Sidi Mohamed Amine El Khalifi was arrested at the culmination of an FBI investigation where his intent was to fulfil his personal jihad against us.  Khalifi was another example of our flawed system of visitors that come here and meld into society without any recourse.  There …

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Don’t get too caught up

Over the years as I have seen and witnessed specialists working formations, especially the diamond, it is apparent that they are way too concerned if their position is perfect.  In doing this they are arbitrarily always looking for the principal to adjust their position on the formation.  Get over it!  There are so many factors …

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The second clock

Your protectee’s itinerary for the day is full of movements from location to location and meeting after meeting. He/she may or may not have an assistant to keep them on schedule. To make this blog more interesting let’s assume he/she does have an assistant. The average junior to low level specialist overlooks a vital aspect …

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Child’s play in EP

We have all heard of the old playground game “Leap frog” where one child is bent over at the waist and the next child leaps over him/her and catapults himself a short distance in front of the first child that was bent over.  The premise was to move as a team of kids to advance …

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Take it for what it is worth

On Sunday night Discovery Channel featured 2 shows titled “Secret Service Secrets”.  The show was a narrative and expose on the intricate procedures that the United Secret Service utilizes to protect the President of the United States.  There were several cut-out shots of former agents to include Jerry Parr as they described the job from …

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Like attainment

I read an article, “Top Reasons Veterans Don’t Want to Work In the Private Sector” that was tweeted by Jack Murphy twitter.com/@jackmurphyrgr. I read the article and found the reasons that the author wrote were valid but I think that there are a couple other reasons that he has left out that I have experienced …

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Interesting perspective

I subscribe to many websites, blogs and newsletters. My interest is to gather intel and perspectives from various ideologies and institutions. I follow countless security and military sites to maintain active conversations and dialogue from experts in their respective field. No one can hardly be surprised at my genuine interest in the security sector, however …

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Further on expectations

Yesterdays BPI Security YouTube weekly announcement was about expectations of the additional non-detail related persons that seemingly attach themselves to the protectee. This is normally the case when you are dealing with “Notables” or otherwise referred to in the industry as Celebrities. It is a commonplace in this area of protection. You are contracted to …

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David Guyer, U2 are a BPI Security S.C.A.B.

I would like to introduce all of you to the newest BPI Security SCAB- former U2 band bodyguard-David Guyer. Mr. Guyer apparently has a new book coming out where he is said to describe “His” exploits while on the road with the band. His apparent debut of his self proclaimed “Bad ass” exploits will appear …

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Leadership versus management

I was led to a Facebook post by Tony Scotti in which he re-posted a question of the day by Protective Security Council  “Which of these skills do you consider more important: management or leadership?”  The answered varied and I gave my 2 cents.  In the end everyone was basing their response from personal experiences.  The term …

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