Ronald Fowlkes serves as the current business development manager for Eagle Industries Unlimited, Inc. He oversees the company’s law enforcement and consumer products and trains over 150 sales representatives on Eagle’s innovative products and its uses. Eagle Industries Unlimited has been the nation’s leading supplier of consumer products and high quality equipment solutions for law enforcement tactical officers for over thirty years. The company develops and manufactures some of the most innovative tactical gear for law enforcement specialist and are proud to be the most trusted provider.
For over thirteen years, Fowlkes served as a law enforcement officer prior to Eagle Industries. He was an officer for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and for the County Police Department in St. Louis, Missouri. During his time at the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dept., Fowlkes was promoted to serve as their hostage rescue team commander in 2003. He gained his certificate to train individuals in law enforcement on many tactical pursuits such as: defensive tactics, tactical rifle, shooting range drills and S.W.A.T. stylized urban warfare tactics. His team also serve as the force’s Civil Disobedient Team and W.M.D. Response Team.
His team of professionals specialize in high-risk entries and are responsible for successfully executing the proper tactics for many hostage situations, barricaded subjects and active shooter incidents in the St. Louis area. The city and surrounding areas receive more than 250 of these high-risk situations annually. The H.R.T. under his leadership are also involved in self-initiated investigations pertaining to dangerous gang related activities and illegal drug, human and weapon trafficking that are unfortunately very common in some of the city’s most sketchy neighborhoods.
From the years of 1989 to 1993, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps and is a proud veteran of the First Gulf War. He attended the U.S. Marine’s School of Infantry and finished their advanced marine combat training battalion. He also enrolled in a basic engineer course from the elite U.S.M.C. ANGLICO unit and later, the U.S. Army’s school for parachuting where he earned the highly coveted Navy & Marine Corps Parachutist Badge. Ronald Fowlkes currently lives in St. Louis where he spends quality time with his family and volunteers to coach his son’s hockey team during his off-hours.