Mr. Harden's experience spans more than twenty-five years of comprehensive security management and consulting services. The majority of his work has involved analysis of potential threats and the design of appropriate defensive strategies in commercial, industrial, institutional, and government environments. Mr. Harden has originated strategies in risk assessment, security system engineering and design, crime prevention, crisis management, security awareness, executive protection, crowd control, fraud prevention and the development of security management training orientation curricula.
He is the founder of Interactive Security Electronics (ISE) and Interactive TechForce our Uniformed Protective Services division. ISE is a leader in the security industry providing progressive electronic security measures and services which leverage the latest technology to provide its' clients with the highest level of security possible. ISE provides unparalleled security services to its clients through its comprehensive security surveys, operationsl audits, technology employment, continuing client educational efforts, and enhanced technological competency.
While serving the United States Government Mr. Harden's responsibilities included providing protection services for a number of our nations critical resources such as the Space Shuttle Endeavor, the F177A Stealth Fighter, and Air Force One - The Presidents own aircraft. He has been involved at every level protecting facilities across our nation, throughout Europe and the Middle East. Mr. Harden is the Qualifying Agent for Interactive Security Electronics and Interactive TechForce and holds licenses in Tennessee and Mississippi. He has held such positions as Criminal Investigator, Law Enforcement and Security Instructor, Resource Protection Advisor, and Director of Disaster Preparedness/Pubic Safety.
His public service included tours in the United States Marine Corps, US Air Force, and Shelby County Sheriffs Department. His decorations include three (3) Commendation Medals, Joint Service Commendation Medal, three (3) Achievement Medals, Kuwait Liberation Medal from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Liberation Medal from Kuwait, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/ two (2) Bronze Starts, National Defense Service Medal, and numerous others. Mr. Harden has been presented with three life saving awards and decorated once for Heroism. He was recognized as the Mid-Del Club of 100 Outstanding Police Officer of the Year and has received the Veterans of Foreign Wars Life Saving Award and is a Life Member.
Mr. Harden has been recognized as a "Security Expert" and has provided security expert witness testimony in premises security litigation and other matters affecting security management and security service industries.
Mr. Harden has received manufacturer certifications and training in numerous electronic security control systems such as Digital Security Controls (DSC), General Electric (GE), Honeywell, CADDX, Bosche, Northern Computers Access Control, Kantech Access Control (Global Level), and many more. Mr. Harden obtained a degree in Criminal Justice through the University of Maryland while serving in the Armed Forces.