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ABOUT

 

Superior Tactics offers a large variety of skilled experts. The staff is comprised of decades of real world expertise and service in the sectors of Law Enforcement, Military, and Civilian training. To this day, the staff at Superior Tactics lead the industry in the services of training, consulting, and protection services.

  • Law Enforcement & Military Canine Training & Consulting
  • Civilian Canine Training & Consulting
  • Law Enforcement SRT (Special Response Teams) & Military Operator Training & Consulting
  • Personal Defense, Firearms, & Weapons Training & Consulting
  • Personal, Family, & Event Protection & Consulting

 

The Superior Tactics' headquarters is based in Fairfield County, Connecticut and is just 25 miles from Manhattan, NYC. We have agents based in Florida, South Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut and New York. Our select staff members have the ability to speak Spanish, Italian, French, French Creole, Portuguese, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Korean, German, Greek, Japanese, Afrikaans (Western Dutch), Hungarian and certain dialects of Chinese.

Frank J. Reda, Owner & Founder

Frank Reda, is a 24 year active Law Enforcement veteran who served as the Commanding Officer of his department's canine unit and member of  their elite Emergency Services Unit Tactical response team. Mr. Reda has been an active Police canine handler for more than 21 years handling both a dual purpose patrol and narcotics detection canine and a single purpose explosives detection canine and has thousands of real world deployments and seizures that have accumulated millions in assets forfeiture.

 

Mr. Reda spearheads the operations at Superior Tactics and has pioneered industry leading training programs and techniques that are used by the municipal, state, and federal agencies worldwide. 

In 1989, Mr. Reda began breeding and training canines for civilian clients. Mr. Reda specialized and competed with Working dogs achieving hundreds of victories,even achieving  several Tri State and  National champions in Working events. In 1993, Mr. Reda began a full time career in Law Enforcement with the Norwalk Police Department in Connecticut  achieving the prestigious Tuscowski award for overall excellence upon graduating the Police Academy. His passion and work ethic was immediately recognized and he was brought on to assist in training within the departments K9 Unit. By 1996, he began training several other Department K9 Units and became a full-time Police canine handler within his Department with his first Police Service Dog.

 
Throughout his career in Law Enforcement, Mr. Reda has handled five police service dogs, all of which have been trained by him and have served in the fields of narcotic detection, explosive detection, Patrol, tracking, and SWAT integration. During his tenure, he has been recognized in the Federal Judicial system as an Expert in Narcotic Detection and currently serves as a subject matter expert and trusted agent for the Department Of Homeland Security for K9 training, deployments and operational readiness assessments. Mr. Reda has been the proud recipient of over 50 merits of accommodations and honors including being named the States top K-9 award twice. Mr. Reda has also been named Officer of the Year, Silver cross twice to name a few. Mr. Reda’s expertise has been utilized in many K9 programs throughout the world including presidential details, the pentagon and several other federal programs. Mr. Reda prides himself on treating EVERY client with professionalism and the priority they deserve.

 

In 1999, Mr. Reda established Superior Tactics under the parent company of "Superior K-9 Services" out of New Milford, CT.  This was created out of the necessity to assist agencies that didn't have the resources or expertise to maintain a Police K9 Unit. This was done all while serving as the commanding Sergeant of the canine division of the Norwalk CT Police Department and the regions Head Trainer. Mr. Reda is a firm believer in constantly moving forward and building a superior knowledge base that promotes learning and building experience every day. This work ethic is instilled into all of the company’s personnel.


Below is partial list of credentials:

  • 30 Years Canine Training experience
  • Owner & CEO of Superior K-9 Services LLC. Est. 1999
  • 24 Year K-9 Law enforcement veteran- Active
  • Subject Matter expert & Trusted Agent for Department of Homeland Security
  • Federal expert Witness in Narcotic detection
  • Member of Emergency Services Unit Tactical Response Team
  • CT POST MOI Instructor in K-9 and Use of Force
  • Vice President of Connecticut Police Work Dog Association (CPWDA)
  • Former President of CT K-9 Club
  • Former Commanding Officer of Norwalk CT Police Department K-9 Unit
  • K-9 Unit Supervisor for Westport CT Police Department
  • Head K-9 Trainer of Southwest CT Region 3 K-9 
  • K-9 development and Head Trainer in Patrol, Tracking, Narcotics detection, Explosives detection for:

Bridgeport CT PD

Clinton CT PD

Darien CT PD

East Haven CT PD

Fairfield CT PD

Greenwich CT PD

Portland CT PD

 New Canaan CT PD

Norwalk CT PD

Seymour CT PD

Trumbull CT PD

Wallingford CT PD

Westport CT PD

Wilton CT PD