Mr. Bremner has over 30 years experience in law enforcement including uniform patrol and emergency response tactical unit as Special Weapons Team leader. Jim is qualified as a sniper, weapons technician, tactical trainer and Use of Force and firearms instructor. He has provided instruction and seminars for various police, military, EMS and security agencies throughout North America and overseas.
His many qualifications and/or certifications include weapons technician and instructor (on a variety of weapons), EOD technician and Andros and Pedsco operator, CBRN Instructor (live agent certified), chemical munitions and distraction device instructor, baton instructor, aircraft assault instructor, rappel master, close personal protection instructor, special reaction team instructor, and nuclear emergency response team instructor.
He has more than 30 years of extensive martial arts and unarmed combat experience in Tae Kwon Do, Jiu Jitsu, Washu Kung Fu and Israeli Krav Maga, and is certified by Israeli Special Forces instructors.
In addition to tactical training, Jim lectures on the subject of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and has co-authored, along with Dr. Sean P. O’Brien, an article entitled ‘PTSD and the Police’, which has been published in The Canadian Critical Incident Magazine, Illinois Law Enforcement Journal, RCMP Gazette and Blueline Magazine.
Jim and Connie Adair have co-authored ‘Crack in the Armor: a police officer’s guide to surviving post traumatic stress disorder’, a self-help guide written to assist first responders in understanding the effects of work-related critical incident stress.
Jim also provides tactical police consulting for the film and television industries; most notably as tactical consultant for the award-winning CBS/CTV police action drama series, Flashpoint. He was responsible for training the cast in the handling of special weapons and choreographing tactical scenes. Jim also has an on screen roll in the Flashpoint interactive game found on CTV’s official Flashpoint site.
Ron is an experienced business leader with an extensive history in client management, program development and implementation.
He has over 20 years operational and sales experience in providing facilities management services to industrial, commercial, institutional and residential property management customers.
He has a proven track record in dissecting and solving complex problems and brings an extensive history of discipline and the ability to adhere to deadlines, budgets and specifications without compromising quality. Ron’s exceptional client management skills have allowed him to attract new clients while simultaneously maintaining strong relationships with existing ones. His clients have spanned multiple sectors and included such notable names as Sick Kid’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Commerce Court, Scotia Plaza, Brookfield, Oxford, CBRE, Cadillac Fairview, City of Toronto, PCL, Ellis Don, Zurich Insurance and many more. Ron attended the University of Guelph in the Bachelor of Commerce degree program.
Ryan’s strong background in sales and marketing is complemented by operational experience in providing services to the Canadian real estate and construction industry.
Previously, Ryan served as VP of Sales and Marketing for a national property management and facility services firm, focusing on the commercial and multi-residential sectors.
Previously, Ryan served as VP of Sales and Marketing for a property management firm that provided General Contracting, Disaster Recovery, Building Restoration and Environmental Abatement services to national customers across the industrial, commercial, Institutional and residential sectors. In that role, Ryan was instrumental in growing the company’s sales from $5M to $25M in just 7 years and transforming it from a Toronto based company to a national player.