Published May 13. 2017 10:23PM
By Brian Hallenbeck Day staff writer
Westerly — A man professing to be a professional bodyguard ought to at least look the part.
Courtney Sojka needn’t worry.
At 6-foot-4, 300 pounds and sporting a shaved head, Sojka appears plenty capable of providing “executive protection,” the term he prefers to “bodyguarding.” That’s just one of the many services his Westerly-based Ballistic Security Enterprises touts on its website, www.ballisticsecurity.com. “Threat assessment and surveillance,” “strategic, advanced and pre-emptive planning” and “home fortification” are a few of the others.
Sojka, a 22-year career in law enforcement behind him, seeks to dispel the image of the bodyguard that popular culture often paints. Like, he said, “the two guys named Rocco” that Leonardo DiCaprio’s character hires in “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
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