Palm Beach Protection Services

Born to Protect

About Your Instructor

John Nihoff, Palm Beach Protection Services

John J. Nihoff


John Nihoff

2125 Chagall

West Palm Beach

Florida, 33409

M: 845 453 1520


Live Fire Training

Gator Guns and Archery on Military Trail

An approachable, professional and helpful individual who is always quick to find a solution to any problems encountered. I am passionate about getting things right the first time, and always able to maintain an impeccable corporate image and high standards of professionalism in any task. I am confident that any service I provide will exceed requirements.


USA Training Academy


State of Florida D Unarmed # 3016788

                          G Armed # 3003895

           State License

Duquesne University – Pittsburgh, PA


BS Education


MS Educational Psychology


TIPS Training Instructor Alcohol Service


Certified Hospitality Educator



  • Certified by NFL and Miami Dolphins for Security Duty
  • Overnight patrols, Singer Island Events: 1 year
  • Armed Duty – Contract Services and Armed Patrols
  • Knowledge of modern security techniques and practices.
  • Updating and maintaining appropriate security records.
  • Dealing quickly with emergency situations such as fires or violence.
  • Ensuring that all information received and relayed is completed quickly, efficiently, and accurately.
  • Maintaining an accurate record of any incidents that occur.
  • Ensuring all organizational policies are adhered to.
  • Event training- FL Security Orientation – Super Bowl LV.


  • Flexible approach to working as required to suit business requirements.
  • Committed to complying with the highest workplace standards in terms of attendance, health, safety, and conduct towards the public.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable working alone or as part of a team
  • A full complement of duty items: 9mm qualified, ASP Baton, IIIA Vest


USCCA Firearms Instructor & Range Safety Officer

Instructor – Countering The Mass Shooter Threat

TWIC Transportation Identification Credential

Sig Sauer Academy: Handgun 101, 102, 103, 104

Mission: Red Dot, Trauma Management

FEMA Certificates

         IS-00906 Workplace Security

         IS-00907 Active Shooter

         IS-00914 Surveillance

         IS-00912 Retail Security


AWR-903  IED & Security Procedures

AWR-341  Bomb Threat Preparedness & Response

Hand Cuffing and Pepper Spray – All Florida Investigations

Serve Safe Certification-Manager-NRA

PADI, Master Diver, Oxygen Provider, Search and Rescue

Deep Water Rescue, BSAC

Baton – AEPS Academy

CPR, AED, First Aid – Red Cross