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Instructor Id: 9999999

Antonio Alfonso

Sergeant (Retired), New York Police Department
President, Arona Executive Services, LLC
New York, New York

Antonio Alfonso is a retired member of the New York City police Department with over 22 years of law enforcement experience. During that period, he became a volunteer member of POPPA (Police Organization Providing Peer Support), assisting struggling officers to cope effectively with personal or job-related stress, reducing the gap between essential support services and officers’ access to specialized services.

Mr. Alfonso is an avid martial artist and a tactical communications instructor, recognizing that it is the one system that reduces the need for a physical response. Antonio Alfonso has also been cross trained in dignitary protection, surveillance detection, surveillance detection from the adversary perspective and transportation management. He is an instructor of 360 CQD (Close Quarter Defense) firearms system, EASYDRIFT® Driver Training System (DTS) and, evasive and defensive driving.

Mr. Alfonso has been facilitating adult learning in law enforcement and the private sector for over 20 years. He has worked on various domestic and international protective assignments, many of which he has served as either a detail leader or as a lone protective agent and/or driver. These assignments have included ultra-high-net worth individuals, their families, executives, celebrities, estates, and corporate events. Many of his duties have included advance planning, route selection, logistics, close protection, and transportation operations.

Antonio Alfonso is the owner of Arona Executive Services, LLC., a New York based security company focused on providing executive protection and facilitating safe travel for its clients. He is also an instructor for the Executive Protection Institute where he is involved in program development for Latin America. Mr. Alfonso is multilingual, providing training and consultation to various entities throughout Latin America, Brazil, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

Antonio Alfonso is a graduate of the Executive Protection Institute, a recipient of The Dr. Richard W. Kobetz Achievement Award, a member of the Nine Lives Associates and the Academy of Security Educators and Trainers.

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