Founder/CEO, Director of Training and Education, and Adjunct Professor
Richard Oliver is the founder and owner of The Parapet Group.
Richard has over 25 years of experience as a multi-disciplined trainer and lead instructor.
Richard was educated at Philadelphia University and has over 100 certifications as a Trainer, Provider and Leader in the fields of Security, Violence Prevention and Criminal Justice Safeguarding.
Richard is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Co-founder and Board Member of Mapp for the World, Inc., a nonprofit which mentors future leaders in under-served populations.
“I started the Parapet Group to offer the best training and have the most highly trained personnel to provide our clients and unmatched and unsurpassed service. In my 25 years in the security and training industry, I am dedicated to providing the best training and services,that no one else provides. “
Richard appears regularly every second Friday as the featured guest at 2pm on the segment ‘The Way of the Urban Warrior.’ on The Shomari Show, a weekly talk radio show on 900 AM-WURD hosted by Eric K. Grimes, known to many of us as Brother Shomari. “The Shomari Show,” aims to help spread wisdom and knowledge to our people and is grounded in the belief that we must teach our own and control our own narrative.