Palmer has been involved in the security industry since 1984 and
professionally in high-level public figure protection since 1987. Since
that time, he has planned and coordinated security for many of the
nation's most prominent celebrities and CEOs in the entertainment
industry. Over the last decade, through his meticulous attention to
detail and logistical pre-planning, Dan has successfully organized
high-profile security for some of the most media and tabloid-frenzied
events (i.e. weddings, childbirths, funerals, hospital admittances,
etc.) in our modern media age. All of the events under his care have
had highly successful outcomes.
directed security for over 30 residential Command Centers, numerous
concert tours throughout 600 cities worldwide, countless award shows and
movie premiers, over 20 motion pictures (with special focus on the
film's leading actor), as well as a 32 man security team for the 1990 J.D.L. / P.L.O. Peace talks Reception. Dan's invaluable field
experience has allowed him the opportunity to teach effective techniques
for public figure protection to hundreds of protective Agents.
Throughout his entire career, he has worked on the design and
development of technical security equipment and systems. Considered a
leading technical consultant in security system planning for both
commercial and residential applications, Dan has been responsible for
recommending and implementing equipment in the areas of physical
security, covert surveillance, electronic countermeasures, hazardous
materials handling and investigative support. He has been at the
forefront in systems development and installation of access control
systems, early warning intrusion detection systems, panic/ duress paging
systems, resistant gates and barriers, safe retreats, and other physical
security equipment at clients residences and protective sites.
authored numerous articles and training manuals on the concepts of
public figure protection, safe transportation in strategically armored
vehicles, and safety tips and precautions to take during travel
domestically and internationally. Many organizations and individuals
have sought his expertise in the areas of personal protection,
logistical and advance preparation, and overall improvement of their
safety and security programs.
dedicated many years to the research and study of effective techniques
in life safety, privacy and personal protection. He continues to explore
and improve upon techniques used to protect high-profile individuals.
His commitment to continued training and education pushes the envelope
in developing new and innovative approaches to high-stakes safety and