John McLaughlin - Country Manager, Canada

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John McLaughlin, a veteran investigator formerly with the Peel Regional Police, directs all aspects of Squad Security’s operations throughout Canada.

John served 28 years with the Peel Regional Police before working as a private investigator, providing litigation support, security and risk analysis services to some of Canada’s leading firms.

During his law enforcement career, John worked in patrol, the Communications Centre, Public Order Unit, Court Services and Criminal Investigation Bureau, where he performed general investigations and later served in the Crimes Against The Person Unit. After retiring from the Peel Regional Police, John served as Vice President of Operations for a private security and investigations company. He also worked as a security management consultant.

John is a licensed investigator and a member of ASIS International.

At Squad Security, which John joined in 2013, he oversees general investigations, personal protection projects and supply chain security for Squad’s growing presence in Canada.

Christine Burke - Office Manager, Canada

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Christine Burke is the office manager at Squad Security Canada, responsible for the smooth, day-to-day administrative operations of Squad Security’s Canadian office.

She comes with over 20 years of experience of working in business and non-profit environments fulfilling customer service, administrative and book keeping roles. Christine holds a degree in Psychology from York University and certification for teaching adult learners. Her goal is to keep your experience with Squad Security Canada as efficient and pleasant as possible.

When not at work, she enjoys volunteering in community projects, hiking and gourmet cooking for her family and friends.