Bret C. Bartlett, owner
Bret Bartlett, the owner and manager of Ex Umbra Defense Solutions, recently retired from the Tampa Police Department in Tampa, FL, with almost 32 years of service, at the rank of Captain.
He served as a Patrol Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain, and commanded the Major Crimes, Criminal Intelligence, Support Services, and the Internal Affairs Bureau.
While serving with TPD he both conducted investigations and supervised other Detectives.
One of Bret's extra duties with TPD
was as the department's lead firearms instructor and he
was responsible for developing and delivering firearms instruction.
He continues to be an active firearms instructor for Ex Umbra Defense Solutions and is currently certified by the State of Florida as both a police firearms instructor, and as an instructor for State of Florida G licenses.
also holds numerous NRA firearms instructor ratings in both the civilian and police categories.
After leaving law enforcement Bret
founded Ex Umbra Defense Solutions
as a vehicle to deliver quality service in the private sector using skills developed while serving his
Ex Umbra Defense Solutions
provides Private Investigation, Firearms Training, Security Services, and Executive Protection.
To request information on any of the services we provide call Bret
directly at (813) 309-0958, or fill out the information request below and click "Submit."
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