John McLaughlin – Country Manager, Canada

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.