Personal Protection Institute – Self Preservation Through Self Protection

Mr. David Kent, M.S., is the founder of the Personal Protection Institute, LLC.  A former law enforcement officer (First Deputy Chief, NOPD, Ret.) with experience in Forensic Victimology and personal protection, Mr. Kent specializes in armed self defense against predatory aggression through institutional awareness and concealed firearms proficiency. He is a NRA and Louisiana State Police Certified Pistol Instructor, lifetime member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and vice president of Victims and Citizens Against Crime, Inc. Teaching assignments include instruction of graduate and undergrad courses at Loyola in New Orleans and USM in Hattiesburg.

Personal Defense Solutions include thorough, day long pistol certification courses qualifying successful trainees to apply to the Louisiana State Police’s Concealed Handgun Permit Section to carry a concealed firearm. Training is designed for both men and women, classes are a minimum of five attendees. The entire session includes an eight hour classroom portion and then the thirty-six round range qualification portion at a local outdoor shooting range.

PPI instructors also teach a 3.5 hour companion course on Home Defense Protocols that includes a physical security plan development, cover and concealment, safe handgun storage, alert and alarm stages, lock hardware, imminent inside danger and low-light encounters. Northshore: 985-234-9068 Southshore: 504-324-8464 Mobile: 504-235-7602