Spec Ops Security Canada
Special Operations Security Group is a Canadian owned security and investigation agency that is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. We are a leading provider of professional security guard, mobile patrol, executive protection and investigative services. Our professional services are available in Alberta and all major cities across the country.
Spec Ops Security was established by some of the nation's most respected law enforcement, military and corporate security experts to offer the industry a more professional protection and investigations alternative; capable of coping with today's ever-changing security climate. We deliver effective security, risk management and investigative solutions that are designed to mitigate risk and reduce the costly, physical and financial losses that are caused by crime.
People are the heart of our business and we strive to attract, develop and retain the most talented and reliable security and investigation specialists in the country. By hiring exceptional people, we are able to provide our clients with the highest level of protection and customer service that is available in the private security and investigations industry.
We have developed a unique services model that affords our clients the opportunity to choose the level of protection that best suits their specific security requirements and budget. Regardless of the size, scope or complexity of your business or project, we are capable of delivering customized and effective solutions to resolve any security challenge.
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
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 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.
Regional 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.
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.
Security & Safety Manager HSSE
Blake served with the Canadian Armed Forces for 15 years. Throughout his military career, Blake served in the Reconnaissance Platoon, Parachute Company and then completed his service as a Sniper Detachment Commander.
During his service with the Canadian military, Blake obtained extensive combat experience when he deployed to Afghanistan. He also served as a Close Protection Agent, ensuring the safety and security of numerous Generals and Diplomats in high-threat environments.
Blake served as a Peace Officer with the Government of Alberta and later entered the private security sector as an expert security consultant and specialist instructor. With a masters degree in Emergency & Disaster
Management and a diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Blake is currently pursuing his CRSP designation.
Energy Security Supervisor
Holly Pearson has over 10 years of experience in corporate management, private security, close protection and investigations.
She has worked on complex security projects and managed operations domestically and internationally. Holly Pearson has a diverse, experience-based spectrum of skills related to personnel selection, operations management, training and complex project planning.
She holds a Bachelor of Human Sciences degree with a specialization in Psychology.
Holly has been instrumental in designing and implementing client relationship strategies, corporate internal restructuring as well as the mentoring and development of key personnel for multiple Fortune 500 companies. She presently manages the technical security unit for our client on a major energy project.
Corporate Administration Manager
Lori Miller has over 12 years of corporate security, loss prevention and management experience in Canada and the United States.
During her career in the US, Lori worked as the Director of Corporate Security for a major US retailer where she was responsible for the security of executives, infrastructure, assets and key personnel across the country.
She spearheaded complex investigations and managed a large team of security supervisors, investigators and loss prevention officers.
When she moved to Canada, prior to joining Spec Ops Security, Lori managed the security division and close protection operations for a large private investment firm.
She is currently working on her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.
Special Operations Security Group provides a broad range of professional security guard, risk management and protection services in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and across Canada.
Our site security guard and mobile security patrol services mitigate the costly physical and financial losses that are caused by crime. We offer affordable, customized security and investigative solutions that manage risk in a way that is proportionate, relevant and that meets our client's specific needs.
SECURITY GUARD AND PATROL SERVICES
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.
PREMIUM SECURITY: Premium security services are delivered by highly trained security specialists who have proven Canadian Law Enforcement and/or Canadian Forces experience combined with specialized training. This level of security greatly exceeds all industry standards and it is our most popular service that is chosen by discerning clients who require security that is effective, reliable and professional.
INTERMEDIATE SECURITY: Intermediate security services are delivered by highly qualified security professionals who have extensive security and peace officer experience, combined with advanced training. Our intermediate level of security is frequently chosen by clients who require effective security services to assure the safety and security of their staff, customers, residents and property.
BASIC SECURITY: Basic security guard services are provided by licensed guards who are professional in both conduct and appearance. Our basic security division guards are reliable, diligent and dedicated to protecting your assets. Basic security is an affordable option for clients with a limited security budget; offering a much higher standard of professionalism and service than that provided by any of our competitors.
HIGH PROFILE SECURITY: Specialized security, close protection, emergency response and surveillance services that are delivered by our CIRT members. All members of the CIRT have extensive training and service with a specialized law enforcement and/or military unit. Our Critical Incident Response Team provides professional crowd management and high-profile protection services to oil and gas/energy, mining, transportation, shipping, warehousing, industrial, property and major event businesses. We also assist high-net-worth individuals, federal, provincial and municipal government clientele.
Our CIRT members are routinely deployed to protect energy and industrial projects, company executives and high security facilities. We also respond to labour disputes, civil unrest, organized protests and to natural or manmade disasters. CIRT resolves high-risk or serious threat security challenges locally and internationally. We offer effective protection and specialized security services that are capable of resolving any security challenge, both locally and abroad.