Rafael Martinez
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Contact information:

Email:rafael@d4investigations.com

A former United States Marine, federal agent and founding member of the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Martinez served in ever increasing capacities as in the US Border Patrol, INS Detention & Deportation, Quick Response Team/Fugitive Operations, Federal Air Marshal and as a Special Agent for the US Customs Service/ICE. As a Special Agent for Customs/ICE, Mr. Martinez was primarily assigned to narcotics smuggling but was also assigned to the DEA Task Force, the DEA Airport Interdiction Task Force, the Federal Financial Crimes Task Force and has also worked on counter-terrorism, cyber crimes, human trafficking, wiretap, and intellectual property investigations.

 

Mr. Martinez went on to provide supply chain security consulting services both domestically and internationally for companies to seek entry into the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism and get into compliance with the Maritime Transportation Security Act. This included training and fielding highly trained Anti-Smuggling/Terrorism Officers aboard vessels traveling globally.

 

Through associations with other professionals in the protection industry Mr. Martinez has become deeply involved in workplace violence and executive protection for various companies such as Pinkerton and was trained as a Protection Detail Specialist by Select International.

 

Mr. Martinez has conducted multiple undercover operations for corporations to disrupt drug trafficking and theft rings within their operations, managed security programs for two cruise lines, an office building, multiple large events with tens of thousands of patrons, conducted a myriad of complex private investigations and served as a lead protection agent for executives, athletes and media moguls.

 

Throughout his career Mr. Martinez has striven to strengthen and secure our communities, pass on the knowledge and experience he's gained through the years, and ensure businesses can continue to operate without disruption.

 

Stats

5'9"

220lbs

 

Current State Licenses:

Private Investigative and Security Agency Manager License (M 1700050)

State Florida Private Investigator (C 1700424)

State of Florida Security Officer (D 1031555)

State of Florida Armed Security (G 1602008)

State of Florida Security Officer Instructor (DI1700208)

 

CERTIFICATES/COURSES:

Select International: Protection Detail Specialist (PDS) Course

NRA: Law Enforcement Handgun/Shotgun Instructor Training Course

American Red Cross: First Aid/AED/CPR Instructor Course

Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center: NxLevel Training Program

US Customs & Border Protection: Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism

Drug Enforcement Administration: Financial Investigations

Drug Enforcement Administration: Operation Jetway

US Immigration & Customs Enforcement: Conducting Title III (Wire Taps) Investigations

El Paso Intelligence Center: Operation Jetway Training Course

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: Cyber Crimes Investigation Course

US Immigration & Customs Enforcement: Custom / ICE Special Agent Cross Training Program

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: Customs Enforcement Basic Academy

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: Criminal Investigator Training Program

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: Driver Training Course (EVOC, NEVO)

Department of Homeland Security - Founding Member Certificate

FAA: Federal Air Marshal Basic Academy

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: US Border Patrol Academy

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: Quick Response Team Training Course

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: Journeyman Detention Enforcement Officer Academy

Immigration & Naturalization Service: Collapsible Steel Baton Instructor Training Program

Immigration & Naturalization Service: Oleoresin Capsicum Spray Instructor Training Program

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: Seaport Security/Anti-terrorism Training Program

United States Marine Corps: Terrorism Counteraction

United States Marine Corps: Principles of Instruction for Marine NCOs

United States Marine Corps: Combat Survival Swimmer Course

United States Marine Corps: Non Commissioned Officer Infantry Training Course

United States Marine Corps: Finance & Accounting

United States Marine Corps: Marine Combat Training (School of Infantry)

United States Marine Corps: Marine Corps Basic Training

 

Awards:

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center - Top Driver Award

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center - Expert Shooter Award

United States Marine Corps - Meritorious Mast

Department of Justice - Outstanding Performance Award (2000)

Department of Justice - Outstanding Performance Award (2001)

Department of Homeland Security - Performance Award (2006)

 

 

OTHER LANGUAGES

Spanish