Spec Ops Security Canada


Spec Ops Security is managed by a team of highly qualified and experienced law enforcement professionals.  Our managers have extensive training and service with specialized law enforcement and military agencies.  When it comes to protecting your business, project, physical assets or key personnel, experience matters! 

Shane Loxterkamp

General Manager

Shane served with the Edmonton Police Service for 25 years and completed his career as A/Superintendent - Downtown Division.


Throughout his policing career, Shane attained extensive operational command experience, serving as both duty commander and watch commander, where he successfully resolved numerous high-risk incidents. While at EPS, Shane managed specialized units at the rank of Inspector; including commercial crime, cybercrime, robbery and major crimes.


As a member of the Tactical Unit (SWAT), Shane held the role of Tactical Team Leader in addition to being a Master Control Tactics and Weapons Instructor. 

Shane served in the executive protection unit alongside members of the US Secret Service and also worked as a protection detail instructor for police / government agencies.

Ian Hope

Security Manager

Ian Hope has more than 30 years combined law enforcement and military experience.


After serving with the British Navy, Ian joined the Hampshire Police (Constabulary) where he worked as a police officer for 19 years.


Ian served in anti-terrorism, tactical services, incident management and as a serious crimes investigator before immigrating to Canada.


When he moved to Alberta, Ian spent 3 years as a team lead for the Government of Alberta Special Investigations Unit.  Ian later joined Calgary Transit Public Safety as a sworn Peace Officer. There, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and also served as a recruit trainer and control tactics instructor.


Ian has extensive experience and training as a close protection specialist and has worked on details in Europe, Mexico and North America. 

Derrick Rossler

Special Projects Manager

Derrick served with the Calgary Police Service for 25 years and completed his career as a Detective Sergeant in the Homicide Unit.

Most of his career was spent working in the Major Crimes Bureau, the Guns and Gangs Unit, Gang Suppression, Surveillance and the Homicide division. 


Derrick is vastly experienced in dealing with high-risk and tactical scenarios, as well being a skilled manager who supervised teams of investigators to resolve complex cases. 

He worked on national and international joint task forces and was given commendations for life saving, valour, distinguished service and marksmanship.

Additionally, Derrick is a qualified close protection specialist who was assigned to the Alberta Premier's protection detail.  He also served as an instructor with CPS and CISA.

Tracey Garrick

Administration Manager

Tracey has over 11 years of experience as an administrator and manager in the private security and investigations industry.  


She worked for 6 years as a project manager for a large US agency that provides high level security for fortune 500 companies and government agencies on a national and international level.  

Tracey has an MS Degree in Criminology and has applied her expertise to both the private and government sectors.


Since relocating to Canada, she has been a valuable addition to the Spec Ops team and has successfully managed numerous projects.


Tracey works hard to ensure that our clients and personnel are well looked after.


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At Special Operations Security Group, we understand that every client has unique security requirements. We offer customized security options that range from basic, cost effective security to specialized security services that are delivered by highly trained and experienced law enforcement and military professionals.


Regardless of the size of your business or project, we can provide you with customized security solutions to resolve any security challenge.  Our experienced security guards are professional, reliable and completely dedicated to protecting your business.


National Toll Free: 1 - 888 - 561 - 5592

Calgary Head Office: 403 - 488 - 2312


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    and experienced security and investigation professionals.