Archangels Shield, LLC is owned and operated by Kevin Bray. Mr. Bray's company is a North Carolina licensed private investigations and security agency serving the Lake Norman region of North Carolina. He provides services in security and executive protection, as well as investigative services in the areas of motor vehicle crash reconstruction, due diligence, civil litigation support and employment background screenings.
Mr. Bray honorably retired from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, where he served at the ranks of Trooper, Sergeant and First Sergeant. During his career, he investigated and supervised thousands of motor vehicle crashes, ranging from minor property damage incidents to cases resulting in homicide charges. Mr. Bray was also given the responsibility of screening applicants to the State Highway Patrol, ensuring that only the best and most qualified were hired by the agency. His duties also included conducting internal and external personnel complaint investigations and providing executive protection to North Carolina’s Governors and Lieutenant Governors.
With a Criminal Justice Instructor Certification from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, Mr. Bray has also served as an instructor in the North Carolina State Highway Patrol’s Training Academy. He provided new hires (cadets) with training in Hazardous Materials Emergency Response as well as annual In-Service training to veteran law enforcement officers.
In 2014, Mr. Bray’s retirement was followed by volunteer service to the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department in Asheville, NC, where he served with a community policing squad. He resigned from this position in 2017 to pursue the private investigator’s license he now holds from the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board under the authority of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.