Meet the Team

An Experienced & Stellar Team of Security Professionals.

Slide 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. Michael D.
Sapraicone
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Slide 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.
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
Detective First Grade
New York City Police Department

Michael D. SapraiconePresident 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.

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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

Executive Team

Sandra
Queme

Executive Director of Operations

Phillip
DiGiacomo

Director of Operations

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Nick
Joyce

Operating Officer – United Kingdom

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John
McLaughlin

Country Manager – Canada

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California Office

New York Office

London Office

Canada Office