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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.


ASIS International
Authorized E.P. Certificate Training
R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have entered into an exclusive agreement with ASIS International to provide authorized training in preparation for the ASIS Certificate in Executive Protection. This certificate is only offered to students that have successfully completed either our two day program or our seven day residential program. This training and certificate opportunity is only available through ASIS International and R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc.

What exactly is the ASIS Certificate in Executive Protection?

It is an examination being offered by ASIS International to validate your understanding of key concepts presented during our two day program. Following your successful completion of the training, you will be eligible to enroll in a online certificate examination being offered through ASIS. If you pass the exam, you will be one of a select group of individuals with this documented achievement. While the certificate is not a certification, it does represent the only E.P. credential offered by the global leader in the security industry - ASIS International!

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 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

May 18, 2015

7 Day Training Program

RL Oatman & Associates would like to congratulate the students of Class 40 held this past May - a great group of professionals!


May 18, 2015

ASIS Anaheim, California

RL Oatman & Associates has been selected to present at the ASIS National Convention in Anaheim, California this Fall. Details are forthcoming. 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.