LIEUTENANT COMMANDER – Peter Hetrick

Training Director and Texas Operations Manager

Joined MPI in 2000
Peter Hetrick comes to MPI with vast experience in training civilians and law enforcement personnel. Peter uses this experience to develop MPI training protocols and our TESA courses. Peter’s duties include managing general operations for MPI in Texas, and acting as overall company training director. Peter’s focus on quality provides our clients with highly trained, professional officers; and our civilian courses with the direction and structure needed to benefit all levels of attendees.

What Peter brings to the team:
• 21 years private security experience
• 7 years police experience
• 5 years of college-level instructing
• 7 years of instructing at various police conferences
• Over 30 years of martial arts experience – including multiple national titles.

Some qualifications Peter possesses:
• Texas Personal Protection Officer Instructor
• Graduate of Executive Security International
• Instructor in Sabre brand O/C, Taser, and Peacekeeper Baton
• Instructor in Defensive and Arrest Tactics and PPCT
• Instructor in eight martial art systems
• Texas Personal Protection Officer

Some training Peter has attended:
• Executive Protection, NYPD ESU/TACT – Source
• Active Shooter, NYPD ESU/TACT – Source
• Military Close Quarter Combatives, Tim Waid
• Applying Force Science Research to Training, Force Science Institute
• Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter
• VIP Protection, International Krav-Maga Federation
• Training Warrior Mindset, Sgt. Larry Hahn
• Verbal Defense and Influence, Capt. Gary Klugewicz
• Ongoing impact and edge weapon training, Mid-Cities PTK

What Peter enjoys about MPI: Peter enjoys using his knowledge and skills as an instructor to bring the highest level of quality training to the officers serving your property.