Bobby Gideon has served in law enforcement for over 35 years. He oversees the quality control and employee training for AEPS. He is certified with the Texas Private Security Bureau as a Level III Security Officer/Trainer and a Level IV Personal Protection Officer/Trainer. He is also certified with the Texas License to Carry (LTC) Bureau as an LTC Firearms Instructor and LTC Online Instructor. Mr. Gideon is a respected Law Enforcement Leader with experience motivating, training, and managing high-performing teams of police officers and security guards. He is proficient in developing & delivering training for law enforcement and security personnel. He oversees the AEPS Learning Management System (LMS) hosting classes in Private Security Training; Officer Safety; Firearms Training and Human Resource Training.
Mr. Gideon currently serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Austin Community College, Austin, Texas as an instructor in the Criminal Justice Department, Academic Alternative Program. He has held this position since January 1996. Mr. Gideon graduated from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) State Trooper Academy A-1981 and served in the Texas Highway Patrol Service and Training Division until 2007. Mr. Gideon served with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Internal Affairs Division and Training Division retiring in 2011. Mr. Gideon served at the University of Texas System with the Office of the Director of Police as an Inspector II. Mr. Gideon came to American Eagle Protective Services in 2014.
Mr. Gideon is a Retired Special Agent with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and has a current Master Peace Officer license as a Texas Peace Officer. He has a B.S. degree in Industrial Education from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.