Gary Tabke, owner and lead investigator at Tabke & Associates, Private Investigations, has over 20 years of investigative and security experience. After a career in law enforcement with the Hayward Police Department and later as a security specialist, he has conducted both risk assessment and provided tailored clinics in personal safety and awareness for realtors, businesses and individuals. Gary is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Citizen Academy and is certified by the Department of Homeland Security for Active Shooter Preparedness Programs. He has investigated countless homicide, theft, fraud, missing persons, child custody, domestic violence and civil suit cases. Gary has provided surveillance and counter surveillance, witness protection and personal protection for both businesses and individuals. Utilizing a blend of vast experience, common sense and proven tactics, Gary teaches clients personal awareness and defense measures for rapid de-escalation in violent situations.