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Matthew Garcia

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Matthew Garcia is a thirteen-year, full-time career Firefighter/EMT who also served in the US Navy for four years where he trained as an Aircrew Rescue Swimmer. Matthew has over ten years’ experience in the Private Investigations and Security Industry prior to relocating to Florida. With twenty days off from the Fire Department each month, he uses his previous experience in club security and VIP/Music-Artist protection, to provide services to clients in the Tampa Bay area. Matthew is the C.E.O of Aces Florida LLC. Aces is a Texas based Private Investigations and Security Agency that has expanded to a Florida division.


Licensed to work throughout Florida



Height- 5'10"

Weight- 175 lbs.

Current State Licenses:

Florida Private Investigation Agency- A1800085

Florida Private Investigator License- C1700258

Florida State-Wide Firearms License- G1707802

Florida State Security Officer License-D1734894

Florida State EMT License-507344

Florida State Hazardous Materials Technician-184777

Certifications & Training

CPR-American Heart Assc.

Response to Terrorism-FEMA

IS 100,200,300,400,700,800-FEMA

HazMat-Ops Level

Emergency Response to Terrorism-Basic

IED-Awareness Level

Response to Radiological/WMD-Ops/Intermediate

Emergency Vehicles Operations (EVOC)-SPC

Human & Cultural Diversity Certificate

Looking Ahead

Matthew plans to have five Class D and G license holders who are also Florida State Certified Paramedics or EMTs to make up a special security detail to provide executive protection to Tampa Bay’s elite and other visiting VIPs. The Agency will also have four class C Private Investigators to handle all investigations as well as other class D and G security officers to provide nightclub and general security. Aces Florida is expected to be fully licensed and operational by late May to early June of 2018.


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