The BLS Team

Get to know the B.L. Solutions team, where experience translates to excellence.

At B.L. Solutions, we redefine Bakersfield security with an organization born of real-world experience. Our core strength lies in a team of retired law-enforcement officers, complemented by skilled security guards and world-class investigators. We bring decades of collective expertise to confront your security needs, ensuring a quality of service unmatched in Kern and surrounding counties. Your safety is our mission.

Founding Members

At the heart of B.L. Solutions’ success lies our visionary founding members, who bring over 60 years of combined law enforcement, security, and leadership experience to the table. With backgrounds spanning from high-level community policing to private investigations, our founders have the unique insights needed to tackle today’s complex security challenges head-on. Meet the trio who have built B.L. Solutions into Kern County’s premier security company.

Richard Garrett

Founding Partner/CEO

Richard Garrett, CEO and Co-Founder of B.L. Solutions, is a seasoned law enforcement veteran with over 20 years of experience in the Kern County Sheriff’s Department. Rising through the ranks to obtain the rank of Lieutenant, Richard specialized in high-profile investigations and developed a keen eye for detail that he now applies to every client’s security strategy. As CEO, Richard oversees all aspects of the company’s operations, ensuring that each client receives the highest level of service and attention.

Richard Garrett

Founding Partner/CEO

Richard Garrett, CEO and Co-Founder of B.L. Solutions, is a seasoned law enforcement veteran with over 20 years of experience in the Kern County Sheriff’s Department. Rising through the ranks to obtain the rank of Lieutenant, Richard specialized in high-profile investigations and developed a keen eye for detail that he now applies to every client’s security strategy. As CEO, Richard oversees all aspects of the company’s operations, ensuring that each client receives the highest level of service and attention.

Mike Booker

Co-Owner and Director of Special Operations

Mike Booker is a Co-Owner and the Director of Special Operations for B.L. Solutions, boasting over 20 years of experience in the Kern County Sheriff’s Dept. Mike has spent many of his years in law enforcement as a tactical operator. Having spent decades seeking additional training in areas like active shooter and site hardening, Mike continues to work tirelessly to improve his skill set for the benefit of B.L. Solutions and its clients.

Unrivaled Stats

The most experienced security leaders in Bakersfield

Years of LE

Years as supervisors

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Team Members

At the heart of B.L. Solutions are our dedicated team members who form the backbone of our security services in Bakersfield, CA. Our team is a peerless group of individuals, including clerical staff, security guards, and investigators, all united by a commitment to safety and excellence. Mostly comprised of retired law-enforcement officers, our diverse team brings a wealth of invaluable experience. They ensure B.L. Solutions remains the top name in safeguarding businesses and clients in Kern County.

Unrivaled Stats

The most experienced team in Bakersfield

Years of LE

Years as supervisors

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