A Commitment to Protection, Trusted by High Level Organizations
Nikolai “Nic” Vavakin
As CEO of VP Protection, Nic is responsible for running all facets of the business. With over a decade of law enforcement experience, which includes training & experience with general security strategies, armed security, threat assessment, advanced shooter training, tactics and survival, tactical rescue, first aid, investigations, gangs and narcotics, defensive measures and restraint, and patrolling high crime areas, Nic has taken his skills to the private sector to provide the public “protection with integrity.” Prior to forming VP Protection, Nic worked for the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department where he had also been assigned as a Gang Detective at Compton Station, and also worked for the Gang Enforcement Team, assisting in the suppression of gang activity in the toughest and most dangerous areas. Nic's skills and passion for his craft have not gone unnoticed within the Los Angeles Sheriff Department, he was promoted to Sergeant, awarded the Medal of Valor, Meritorious Service Award, as well as numerous Unit Commander Commendations. Nic holds a BA degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, San Bernardino.
Our team is comprised of highly trained and motivated individuals with years of combined law enforcement and military experience. Many members of our team have tactical backgrounds and intensive training resulting from their service in elite military units and/or SWAT teams. Our team also consists of law enforcement executives who possess vast expert knowledge in the field of security. All of our members are professionals and ready to provide top of the line service.