Safety and Security Advisor
Retired Police Detective and Hostage Negotiator, San Diego Police Department
About Gary Lawrence
Gary Lawrence served 31 years with the San Diego Police Department.
As Police Detective and Hostage Negotiator, he participated in a range of criminal investigations including homicide, robbery, home invasion robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, and the list goes on.
Gary has tallied more than 1,500 burglary and theft cases throughout his career. Needless to say, Gary knows the mind of a criminal better than most.
Other titles that Gary held include: Patrol Officer, Vice Detective, Gang Unit Detective, Narcotics Detective/DEA Task Force Officer, Sex Registration Unit Detective, and more.
Later, as a Background Investigation Detective, Gary was tasked with screening, interviewing and conducting background investigations to hire and/or dismiss police recruit applicants. He has also worked for private sector clients to prevent workplace violence, as well as internal and external theft and robbery.
Gary founded Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) — the only nationwide safe ride and DUI prevention company in the U.S. His clients included the National Football League (NFL) and several National Basketball Association (NBA) teams. The organization provided safe ride services, and traveled near and far to educate clients in DUI prevention.