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The Self Protection Specialists

Personal Protection Systems Inc., established in 1993 in Victoria B.C. Canada, is a family run company dedicated to teaching pro-active Internet and Social Media safety, violence prevention, safety awareness and self protection strategies to men, women, children, schools, businesses, corporations, law enforcement and government. We are very passionate about what we do, and we pride ourselves on the fact that we are direct, open and honest when presenting our programs based upon our 28 years of “real world investigative experience”, combined with "academically peer reviewed” research, when applied to both on-line and off-line safety. This is why we say, “come train with the experienced not just the learned."


Shaw Cable Interview Social Media Safety For Schools




Why Train With Us?

To date, hundreds of thousands of men, women, children, businesses, schools, and law enforcement agencies in Western Canada and the United States, have taken our programs . Why?


Darren has dedicated his life to public safety, and is a serving law enforcement professional (presently a Staff Sergeant) with over 28 years of policing experience, with a strong interest/background in on-line and social media investigations. Darren is an internationally and court recognized safety expert, published award winning author and highly sought after public/keynote speaker who specializes in the area of Personal Safety. No other company or program can bring the passion or the years of "real world”  investigative experience and perspective that we can to personal safety, both on-line and off-line, given our unique educational and professional background.  Find our Bio here.


We stay current with our information, and we pass this information directly onto you.


When you take one of our programs, you know that you are getting the most up to date and  pro-active “reality based” training available.


In Victoria we will come to you to provide the training, or you can come to our fully outfitted 1200 square foot training facility.


We will travel anywhere in Canada or the United States (yes we have a USA working Visa) to present our programs


We can design programs to meet your training needs.


We are a family owned and operated company


darren Laur


Personal Protection Systems Inc. understands that pro-active safety training is the ultimate way to improve and enhance ones skills and abilities, which has a direct correlation to ones performance and behaviour. We understand that effective training is considered a defining characteristic of professionalism. One of our training philosophies is; “information to be useful must be shared”. If you have a safety training need, please feel free to contact us. Our promise to you is that we will provide the best training, with the best instructors, at the best prices anywhere.


Come see why over 200 schools, and 168,000 students (and growing) in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Washington State have heard our very unique, empowering and award winning Interent/Social Media safety presentation 


We are so confident that our Internet and Social Media safety program will meet and exceed expectations, we now offer a 100% money back guarantee. If a school believes that our presentation did not provide their tweens, teens and young adults with important safety information to become more digitally literate, savvy, safe and resilient while online, we will refund the cost of the seminar, minus any travel expenses. We are the first and only Internet and Social Media safety company in Canada to offer this money back guarantee !!!


For information on all of our programs, please click on the "Programs" tab located in the menu at the top of our web page directly under our banner.


Darren, Beth and Brandon Laur

Personal Protection Systems Inc



Community Minded

Every year a portion of our profits are given back to the community to financially support three not-for-profit organizations in British Columbia who are dedicated to helping youth in need when it comes to bullying and suicide prevention; NEED2Bullying Ends Here, and Stop A Bully.  We are proud of the fact that  "We are a for profit company, striving to do well, by doing good for others in our community." 

 © Personal Protection Systems Inc 2011