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Kyle O’Brien

Director – Gun Detection NZ

  • Ex New Zealand Police
  • Hostile Environment Close Protection Operative (SIA – UK)
  • Hostile Environment Close Protection Manager (SIA – UK)
  • Security Licence Holder – NZ & Australia

Kyle O’Brien has extensive experience and first-hand knowledge as a proven security professional after amassing 22 years’ service in the NZ Police performing a wide range of duties as a front-line Constable, Police Dog handler and a specialist Police Technician.

Attended countless emergency incidents over many years apprehending numerous dangerous and often armed offenders committing serious crime, gun crime, drug crime, robberies and armed robberies as they unfolded across metropolitan Auckland.

Previously deployed on NZ Police operations involving national and trans-national organised crime syndicates operating within New Zealand.

He was shot at by an armed offender when he foiled an armed robbery in progress in South Auckland while working as a Police Dog Handler giving him first-hand experience when incidents of armed robbery quickly go wrong.

Kyle founded Gun Detection NZ and Gun Detection Australia after noticing an alarming and increasing trend of firearms being carried, brandished and used by offenders in both New Zealand and Australia.

Elton Clement

Director – Gun Detection Australia

  • Bachelor of Commerce – University of Queensland
  • Ex New Zealand Police
  • Security Licence Holder – Australia

Elton Clement completed 23 years’ service in the New Zealand Police focussing on making safety, security and protection a priority. During his career Elton gained vital experience operating as a frontline Constable in metropolitan Auckland, an armed Constable stationed at the Auckland International Airport and as a specialist Protection Officer attached to the NZ Police Diplomatic Protection Squad for 10 years.

During his Police career Elton has apprehended numerous national and international criminals operating in New Zealand. A number of them were armed and often dangerous committing serious crimes whilst carrying or presenting firearms.

As a member of the Protection Squad Elton conducted numerous sensitive Security Assessments identifying critical safety and protection recommendations for implementation where credible threats were made against Police members or members of the NZ Judiciary.

Elton formed Gun Detection Australia with Kyle O’Brien to reduce gun related crime and associated harm in communities across Australia.