Current Events

TDA has been involved in many high profile projects over the past year. Below you will find a sampling of the projects we have worked on or are currently involved with and some of the commendation we have received.

TDA Earns Diversity Champions Honor

Sep 28, 2023

I'm thrilled to share the fantastic news that Thomas Dale & Associates (TDA), a distinguished private investigation and security firm, has been honored with the prestigious "Diversity Champion" award by Avetta.

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Production Security

Jul 11, 2023

At TDA, we are thrilled to share our exciting work with numerous reality television productions in Southern California. As a leading provider of executive protection services, we take pride in ensuring the safety and security of talent, equipment, and filming locations.

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Security Tips for Traveling Jewelers

Jun 20, 2023

Traveling jewelers who attend shows or engage in buying and trading activities must prioritize their safety and security. Unfortunately, the allure of valuable jewelry can attract the attention of criminals who may attempt to track their movements, surveil their activities, and strike when they are most vulnerable. In this post, we will discuss some essential tips to help jewelers stay aware and safeguard their valuable inventory while on the road, considering the increasing accessibility of inexpensive tracking devices like AirTags.

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Safeguarding News Crews

Jun 16, 2023

In recent news, a documentary film crew in San Francisco fell victim to a disturbing trend of equipment thefts that continue to plague the city. As a security provider with over two decades of experience safeguarding news crews nationwide, TDA understands the unique challenges faced by the media industry in the Bay Area.

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Personal Security While Traveling Abroad: Your Guide to Staying Safe

Jun 14, 2023

Traveling abroad is an enriching experience that allows us to explore different cultures and create lasting memories. However, amidst the excitement and adventure, it's crucial to prioritize personal security. Being aware of potential risks and taking necessary precautions can significantly enhance your safety while traveling.

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Workplace Violence Solutions

Jun 13, 2023

In today's unpredictable world, workplace violence incidents can pose a significant threat to the safety and well-being of employees. At Thomas Dale & Associates (TDA), we provide on-the-ground physical security services to small businesses, U.S. corporations, nonprofits, and multinational consulting firms. With a team of retired police personnel, we leverage their extensive expertise to deliver tactically secure and best-in-class solutions for workplace violence.

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Met Gala 2023

May 1, 2023

Thomas Dale & Associates was heavily involved with the MET Gala event that took place on May 1. Our teams worked closely with PR representatives from one of the most renowned luxury brands in the world to deliver millions of dollars worth of items to the celebrity guests attending the event. TDA agents were responsible for ensuring that the items were delivered in a timely and secure manner.

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RSA Conference 2023

Apr 28, 2023

TDA's involvement in the RSA Conference demonstrates the company's commitment to providing top-level security services for high-priority events. One of TDA's key responsibilities at the RSA Conference is to provide executive protection for VIP speakers. TDA security agents are trained to identify potential risks and to implement proactive measures to prevent any incidents from occurring.

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Holiday Season Security and Deliveries

Jan 6, 2023

During the holiday season, TDA's agents braved the harshest elements to fulfill their clients' needs. Their dedication was exemplified by their journeys from the luxurious Yellowstone Club in Montana to the sun-drenched shores of Boca Raton, Florida. Despite record-breaking cold weather that gripped the entire country, TDA's agents successfully completed deliveries, showcasing their determination and resilience.

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TDA CEO interviewed for CNN documentary of LA Riots

Apr 29, 2022

In the gripping documentary, "The Fire Still Burns: 30 Years After the L.A. Riots," renowned journalist Van Jones delves deep into the roots and aftermath of the Rodney King verdict and the Los Angeles uprising. Among the notable figures interviewed for the film is Tom Elfmont, former Captain with the LAPD and CEO of TDA. Elfmont played a pivotal role in deploying and planning the department's strategy during the tumultuous times, and his insights offer a unique perspective on those historic events.

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