Hudson Valley Protection is

Licensed by the Department of State and Division of Criminal Justice Services. 

We offer a range of consulting services, all designed to help your company reach its potential. Whether you're looking for a small tweak or complete overhaul, we have you covered.


Principle member

who we are

our approach

Thomas Traudt

we believe in a unique and customized Security program, consulting and training experience  for each and every client.

Each company is unique. One-size-fits-all approaches will never help your business or assets reach its full potential. We deliver custom solutions, tailored to you--your industry, your culture, your one-of-a-kind challenges.

HVP Principle Member, Thomas Traudt, is a 26 year law enforcement professional serving 18 years as a Detective. He previously was a staffer for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and was a three term Town Supervisor for the Town of Rhinebeck (NY).  Tom is currently a member of Marist College's Criminal Justice Advisory Board and Dutchess County Film Industry Committee. 

Tom receives distinctive awards including a Life Saving Award, The American Legion Award, and a number of exceptional Police Service Awards. 

A  graduate of Marist College, Tom's advanced professional training includes:

U.S. Department of Justice                      Investigative and Surveillance Technology Program

Federal Bureau of Investigation                Crime Scene Techniques, Child Abduction Response                                                                       Surveillance Techniques and other Advanced Training.

New York State Police                              Sex Offense Response and Investigation

NYS Dept of Criminal Justice Services       Rapid Deployment to Active Shooter.

Federal Emergency Management Agency   Incident Command Systems