Meet the Team
An Experienced & Stellar Team of Security Professionals.
Michael D. Sapraicone – President of Squad Security and Director of the New York, California, Illinois, Canada & UK Office
Michael D. “Mike” Sapraicone is an esteemed security expert and founder and CEO of Squad Security, Inc., a global protection services corporation. The company provides security consulting and personnel to a myriad of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Mike is called upon frequently by national and local news media outlets for his expertise on a gamut of issues, including police procedures, property and personal protection, and safety and security challenges that have arose as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and civil unrest.
Mike began his career with the NYPD in December of 1980 as a Transit Police officer and worked his way up to the top rank of first-grade detective after years on the street, investigating a wide variety of crimes across the city, including high-profile homicides.
Mike started Squad Security in 1992 while still a member of the NYPD. He began with a few employees and one client, focusing on providing quality armed security services to New York based clients, including the American Stock Exchange. Since retiring from the NYPD in 2000, following a 20- year career in public service, Mike has overseen an impressive expansion of Squad Security’s business and reputation. The firm now employs more than 600 security professionals.
Detective First Grade
New York City Police Department
Dec 1980-Dec 2000
• 1980 Joined the NYC Transit Police
• 1986 Promoted Detective
• 1991 Promoted To Detective Second Grade
• 1994 Merger With NYPD
• 1999 Promoted to Detective First Grade
New York Office
New York Office