Dwayne Bishop is a Consultant at Command Group. Detective Dwayne Bishop began his law enforcement career in 1982 when he joined the Dallas Police Department.
In 1985, Mr. Bishop was transferred to the Criminal Intelligence Division for a temporary undercover position. In 1987, he was assigned to a federal task force that included working with agents from AFT, FBI, IRS, DEA, and the County Sheriff Department.
In 1988, Mr. Bishop was assigned to a Jamaican Federal Task Force Unit in which he was able to use is undercover techniques in arresting many suspected drug dealers. He was recognized for his heroic actions, which he performed with courage and with great risk and danger. He was ultimately awarded the Department’s Meritorious Conduct Award for his ability to blend in with and apprehend members of the Jamaican Drug Cartel.
In 1991, Mr. Bishop transferred to the Protective Services Section of the Criminal Investigation Bureau where he remained until his retirement. Mr. Bishop’s responsibilities include Dignitary Protection Assignments, monitoring protests, criminal investigations, and community liaison. He has assisted the U.S. Secret Service with every Presidential and Head of State visit since President Gerald Ford. In 1992, presidential candidate Ross Perot declined the assistance of the U.S. Secret Service and hired Mr. Bishop to assist with his protection during his campaign period.
Throughout his career, Mr. Bishop attended Interview/Interrogation classes, Hate Crime School, Terrorism class, Advance Investigator's Training School, and Dignitary Protection Schools from the U.S. State Department, U.S. Secret Service, Central Intelligence Agency, and Scotland Yard Royal Protection.
Mr. Bishop has received the Intermediate and Master's Peace Officer's Certificates, TECLEOS Basic Instructor's Certificate of Training, Marksmanship Award, Safe Driving Award, and the Perfect Attendance Certificate. He taught the department’s Hate Crime course to new recruit officers at the Dallas Police Academy and served on the Department’s Applicant Interview Board for 17 years. Mr. Bishop designed and managed the Dallas Police Department’s first and only Dignitary Protection Course, which he personally taught himself.
Mr. Bishop received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Upon his retirement, Mr. Bishop began his own international security company called, “Congregational Security, Inc.” He is presently a consultant to the National Basketball Association, the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Housing Authority where he oversees a 1.2 million dollar security budget.
Instructor, Dignitary Protection, Dallas Police Department
Jamaican Federal Task Force Unit, Dallas Police Department
Founder, Congregational Security Inc, Dallas Police Department
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