Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA (PRWEB) June 29, 2012
The Castle Shipboard Security Program is pleased to announce its acceptance of four such new members to its staff of instructors.
Castle Shipboard Security Program’s instructors must have a background working in the maritime industry as well as an additional background in law enforcement or some other relevant tactical experience. They must also have demonstrated an aptitude for instruction of U.S. citizens and non-native English speakers as well as multi-cultural communities. Our instructors are well acquainted with piracy, terror, and criminal threat issues. Our new instructors are well into their orientation and program familiarization.
We welcome Capt. David Lewetzki. Capt. Lewetzki is a Castle Shipboard Security Program graduate and is now a security team leader working in the Somali Basin. He has an extensive history in the U.S. Navy, law enforcement, and private security. He has a solid background in surface and sub-surface security training. Combat Medicine is one of his key specialties.
We welcome also Capt. David Waterhouse. Capt. Waterhouse is also a graduate of our Maritime Tactical Practicum. He holds a BA degree in Biology from Northeastern University, a Merchant Marine Master’s certificate, and a Reserve Officers certificate from the Main State Police Academy. Capt. Waterhouse has over 16 years of experience working in the maritime, is a retired police detective, and is a licensed private investigator. Capt. Waterhouse arrives with a strong commitment to teach.
Officer Eric Dallin has also joined us. Officer Dallin has worked in the maritime for nine years during which time he has owned and operated his companies, Saltwater Tactical and Saltwater Videos. His companies provide maritime cinematography and security training to the yachting industry. As a Castle Shipboard Security Program graduate, we recognize his great ability to interact positively with students in a training environment. He holds a BS in Criminology and is also an active Patrol Officer for the Chapel Hill, NC, Police Department where he has an extensive tactical background.
We extend our next greeting to Capt. Ray Grenier. Capt. Grenier has experience both in vessel command and engineering. He has a total of 32 years of experience in the maritime both commercially and on charter yachts. He comes to us from the New Hampshire Department of Safety where he is a Marine Patrol Officer working in coordination with the USCG. He is a trained specialist in marine escort and weapons duties.
Capt. Jack Flanagan joins us as well. Capt. Flanagan comes to us with many years as a commercial and yacht Master. He has experience on research vessels, ferries, tow boats, passenger vessels, Ro-Ros, and oilfield support vessels. In addition to Capt. Flanagan’s extensive maritime experience, he retired as a Detective and Lieutenant of Planning and Operations from the City of Bridgeport Police Department.