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R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. specializes in risk assessments, executive protection training and executive protection services for the corporate, government and private sectors.
 Our organization has the most experienced executive protection specialists, crisis managers and senior investigators in the country.


Executive Protection

We specialize in executive protection training for the corporate, government, and private sectors.  Fortune 500 corporations, U.S. Government Agencies, and private families that have entrusted us with the training of their personnel at our Executive Protection Training Programs since 1994.

Executive Protection Services

Our approach to personal protection is grounded in the belief that the best protective assistance is an effective blend of facilitation and security. We currently provide personnel support, investigative assistance, and security advice to a number of domestic and international clients.

Risk & Vulnerability Assessments

R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. provides in depth and detailed threat assessment and risk management services for personal and corporate clients.


Executive Protection

Smarter. Faster. Better.

Book cover
R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce our newest book, Executive Protection: Smarter. Faster. Better. This final book is a culimination of 25 years of experience with thousands of hours of practical work spanning every corner of the globe. It gets to the heart of executive protection in simple, easy to read language that delivers a crisp perspective on E.P. work that is applicable to a wide audience. The first run is in production and will be available in late September.  We are now taking orders; the cost is $32.95 (USD) plus shipping.

7 Day Residential Executive Protection
Training Programs
Our seven day residential training program has also been recognized by ASIS International as an authorized course to prepare for the ASIS E.P. Certificate. Successful 7 day program graduates will be authorized to register for this exclusive opportunity!
Next Programs:
October 4-10, 2015
May 8-14, 2016
Baltimore, Maryland

What Do I Get With My Tuition?

“Professionalism and integrity are the hallmarks of this firm's corporate philosophy.”

Robert L. Oatman, CPP





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Recent News and Events

September 7, 2015

Upcoming  Training Programs

7 Day - Baltimore, Maryland.

2 Day - November 16-17, 2015
ASIS - Providence, Rhode Island

2 Day - February 2-3, 2016
North Palm Beach, Florida



May 18, 2015

ASIS Anaheim, California

RL Oatman & Associates has been selected to present at the ASIS National Convention in Anaheim, California running from September 28 - 30, 2015. Additionally, the new ASIS International Executive Protection Council will be staffing an education booth at the event and we look forward to meeting our graduates and others in the executive protection community.



Onsite 2 Day Training Program
In response to the high demand for the ASIS Certificate in Executive Protection, R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. is offering a limited number of onsite training opportunities to get teams trained without travel expenses. Please contact us for additional information.


Our next 7 day training program is in October 2015; applications are now being accepted.