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About the founder
Sargent Jeffrey S Giordano

He served as a police officer with the city of Miami Police Department from September of 1985 through January 2014. He served as Chief/Director of Public Safety for Miami Dade College Medical campus from January 2014-September 2015. He currently conducts his private business. He holds a 3rd degree black belt in American Kenpo karate which he owned and operated a karate school for 10 years. During his tenure as a police officer he served as a detective in the elite Miami police Street Narcotics Unit , a Neighborhood Resource officer, Hostage negotiator and a Public Information officer (P.I.O) as an undercover narcotics officer he purchased and sold illicit drugs. he contributed to over 2,000 drug arrests and was an affiant on over 100 search warrants. As a neighborhood resource officer he sat on a panel consisting of building, zoning, code enforcement, fire personal, city planners and administrators reviewing plans pertaining to new construction projects during the construction boom in the Brickell and downtown area, providing security recommendations. He conducted numerous post homicide assessments determining the contributing factors associated with the homicide and its location. He coordinated numerous organized fraud cases and organized multi-agency task forces with various agency’s to address specific crimes occurring within a neighborhood. He coordinated numerous community events, and training for high rise security and banking institutions. He served 10 years under the direction of the City of Miami elite SWAT team.

Jeffrey S. Giordano Experience

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Humberto Campo

Humberto Campo is a seasoned investigator with PI Miami his former career in law Enforcement started in 1998 for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was a legal technician as well as assigned to the U.S

Marshal prisoner air transport division out of Oklahoma. He was transferred to the Miami area at which time he held a final position of counselor for the Southern District of Florida. In 1997 he followed his passion and became a City of Miami Police officer He held various positions within the department as well as being assigned to the criminal investigation unit, economic crimes unit and special victims’ unit.

Humberto served in the U.S Marine Corps from 1983-1987
(Infantryman) deployed to various locations overseas.He served with the U.S Navy in the capacity of Master at Arms 2005-2011 while deployed in the middle east.

John Llodra Experience

Captain
John Llodra

John Llodra has extensive experience in the law enforcement field.

He is currently the Director of Firearms Training and Executive Protection Details with Giordano Protection Services.

John Llodra’s experience begins back 30 years when he graduated from the Law Enforcement Academy at Miami-Dade College and began his career as an officer with The City of Miami Police Department.

During his tenure with the department he was a Commander with the Special Threat Response Unit, Commander of the K-9 Unit, Commander of the Gang & Auto Theft Unit, and a Depute N.E.T Commander for several N.E.T areas in the City of Miami.

Llodra’s experience also includes various additional trainings that have given him exceptional skills in his line of work. Some of these trainings to list a few are, Dignitary Protection, Interviews & Interrogations, Organized Crime Advanced Investigations, Tactical Handgun Training, and Terrorism Awareness.

He has not only exceled in his law enforcement career, he has also received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. The information and education received during this time assisted him in becoming an outstanding leader in his field.

Giordano Protection Services is proud to have an individual with John Llodra’s experience and education on their team.

Lt. Joe Diez Expereience

Lt. Joe Diez

Thirty-two years’ experience in law enforcement with extensive supervisory experience has enabled me to be a strong and effective team leader focusing on and identifying problems and issues followed by initiating action plans consisting of proactive as well as investigative protocols that conclude in positive outcomes.

Constant identification of criminal trends locally and worldwide with an emphasis in constant security policy reviews and evaluation, is the first step in addressing any security concerns in today’s world.

Joe’s wide range of experience has made him a positive addition in problem solving and security related tasks. His experience and knowledge of security policies and procedures has been an asset to this company.

Joe has been a part of the City of Miami Police Department since 1985. He has since retired in 2012 but is still actively involved in the department by participating as a Reserve Officer. He has also served as an Explosion and Detection K-9 Handles in 2018, a Miami Dade Police Department Background investigator from 2015-2017 and as a Director of Security for Valor Security Services from 2013-2014. He serves as the Director of Operations with Giordano Protection Services 2014-Present.

His education consists of an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice that was obtained at Miami-Dade College in 1985 and an ongoing Bachelor’s Degree that was from Barry University in Professional Studies. He has had extensive training in various areas.

Captain
Joseph Schillaci

Joseph Schillaci is a retired homicide and undercover narcotics detective with over 30 years’ experience on some of the meanest streets in Miami, Florida

Joe was featured on A&E’s First 48 and Dead Again crime series and HBO First Look-Miami City Vice specials. Joe’s passion for speaking and presenting have taken him all across the country where he speaks to business groups, law enforcement academies, Swat Negation Teams, Veterans, and schools where he shares his insight on Anti-Bullying, Stress Management, and extending forgiveness to others to make a difference. 

 Joe has served proudly as a Lieutenant in the Community Affairs Section in Miami overseeing and supporting various community involvement programs. He is a Certified Nonviolence Counselor where he developed and produced anti-gang and anti-bullying campaigns to make aware the damaging effects of both physical and emotional violence. He takes his leadership and relationship building skillset along with his wisdom as a body language expert, to motivate and inspire others and increase workplace relations. Joe is a husband and father working as a private investigator and is a senior investigator and consultant with Giordano Protection Services.  He also serves as the Personal Protection Crime Expert on KWCH News in Wichita, Kansas. 

Giordano Protection Services is proud to have an individual with Joseph Schillaci experience and expertise on their team.

Sargent David Carpenter

Sargent
David Carpenter

Sgt. David Michael Carpenter has extensive experience in the law enforcement field.
Carpenter’s knowledge began in 1990 when he was an undercover Fraud
Investigator for the Miami Dolphins.  He later dealt in serving as an undercover Detective for internal and external theft as well as pharmacy theft investigations.

Carpenter went on to become a City of Miami Police Officer in 1994 where he was part of various departments that ranged from Criminal Investigations, Homicide, Field Operations, Canine Detail, Drug Enforcement Administration and United States Secret Service Presidential Protection Detail.

He is not only a trained professional in a widespread range of areas, he has also acquired extensive qualifications that make him top notch at what he does. Just to name a few, he has interview and interrogation skills, death investigations, experience in the preparation of all types of warrants, judicial proceedings, undercover narcotics operations and was selected by the Deputy Chief of Police to represent the City of Miami Police Department at the National Problem Oriented Policing Conference in Madison, Wisconsin in 2008.

Giordano Protection Services is proud to have an individual with David
Carpenter’s experience and expertise on their team.

Anais Perez Paralegal
Case manager

Jennifer Wood
Director of Paralegal Litigation Support

Rosibel Maldonado
Operations manager

Josue "Sway" Molina Technician

Sway is a professional storyteller, videographer, and surveillance technician with PI Miami

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Jeffrey S. Giordano

5313 Collins Avenue Suite 302 Miami Beach, Florida 3314/250 NW 23 Street Suite 305 Miami, Florida 33127
C.305.710.5222 O. 305.925.7524
jgiordano@gpssecurity.us
gpssecurity.us/pimiami.net

Qualification Summary:

EDUCATION

St. Thomas University (August 25, 2006)
Bachelor’s Degree
Organizational Leadership

EXPERIENCE

President Giordano Protection Services LLC.
DBA: GPS SECURITY/P, I MIAMI (March 2014-Present)
• Private Investigation Services
• Security Guard Services
• Concierge Services
• Training and Consulting
• Security Cameras, Access Systems
• Automated Home and Businesses

Miami Dade College Medical Campus
Chief/Director of Public Safety (January 2014-September 2015)
City of Miami Police Department (September 1985-January 2014)
Patrol Unit (September 1985-January 1988) (January 2012 – January 2014)

• Insist on parking and traffic regulations and as per the necessity issued citations
• Take actions for the calls of first aid and medical assistance
• Processed and filed reports and made court appearance as per the requirement
• Responsible for investigating and reporting incidents

Street Narcotics Unit (January 1988-March 1992)
• Purchased illicit narcotics undercover impersonation
• Conduct surveillances on locations
• Affiant for over 100 search warrants, SWAT Briefings and spotting warrant locations on execution of warrants
• Conducted undercover investigations liaising with informants, interview and interrogate subjects, conduct surveillances

Community Policing (April 1992- March 2009 / May 2010- January 2012)
• Plan and direct disaster response for crisis management activates for local businesses and communities in my service area
• Provide disaster preparedness training and emergency plans and procedures for the Brickell community
• Monitor and manage crime trends
• Develop operational plans to direct personnel in achieving crime prevention goals
• Police liaison on behalf of community, local, federal and state agencies
• Case management
• Conduct crime prevention surveys
• Assisted Homeland security unit with the development and implementation of anti-terrorism awareness programs
• Conduct post homicide assessments
• Develop emergency response plans for citizens

Public Information Officer (March 2009- May2010)
• Spokesperson for Chief John F. Timoney
• Spokesperson for Chief Miguel Exposito
• The assignment as a public information officer consisted of coordinate all press releases for the media, give media interviews and handle all public records requests. Write speeches for staff members for speaking engagements.
• Represent the department as a P.I.O when the (J.I.S) joint information center is implemented under the National Incident Management System

Hostage Negotiator (February 2004-January 2014)
• Direct negotiations with suspects, aide in the release of hostages and barricaded subjects
• Develop strategic plans to gather situational Intelligence for release and surrender
• Development of in-service training on a monthly basis for team members

SKILLS & ACTIVITIES

Computer
• Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, MS Outlook

Certifications/Special training
• ICS-100 for law enforcement
• ICS-100 For schools
• IS-0072.a NIMS Public Information Systems
• IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resource and initial Action Incident Management
• IS-00703.a NIMS Resource Management
• Hostage negotiations beginner, intermediate and advanced courses
• Crisis intervention training certified
• Convenience store security certified through the Attorney General's Office (state inspector)
• D.E.A school on drug identification and Narcotic Investigations
• Chemical agent specialist
• Ritualistic crimes investigation
• ITW certified police general instructor
• C.I.K.R Asset protection technical assistant program
• Certified Homeland security comprehensive assessment model HLS-CAM (Threat Assessments).
• Certified Crime Prevention through environmental design.
• Certified residential security surveys
• 3rd degree black belt American kenpo karate. Owned and operated a karate school from 1992 to 2002.
• State wide firearm license #G1307784
• Security officer license # D13307784
• Private Investigator license #C1400021
• Manager investigative and security agency license #M1400002
• Concealed weapon license #WR1400159

Volunteer Work
• Board member Injured officer’s assistant fund. This fund was created by successful business man Michael Fux. 2010-2017
• Christopher Del Rey police memorial ride to benefit the William Lehman foundation injury research center. Yearly fund raiser to support center 2010-present
• Brickell Area association toy drive to benefit needy children 1992-2009
• LGBT Board of Directors Pride Miami Beach Jan 2017-present
• Florida bar 11th Judicial Circuit grievance committee Investigative Member 2017-Present

Lt. John Llodra

FORMAL EDUCATION:

• St. Thomas University. Miami, Florida. Bachelor of Artsin Organizational Leadership (Expected December, 2017).
• Miami-Dade Community College. Miami, Florida. Basic Law Enforcement Academy (B.L.E. #117).
• Miami Senior High School. Miami, Florida. (High School Diploma).

ADDITIONAL TRAINING:

• Interviews and Interrogations, Investigative Officers Course
• S.W.A.T. Commanders Course- N.T.O.A Henderson, Nevada
• Miami Police Basic S.W.A.T. School (120 hours)
• Dignitary Protection
• “The Role of Covert Technology in the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks” Nova S.E. University/The Miami Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
• Terrorism #360
• Basic Incident Command System
• Weapons of Mass Destruction and Incident Command System
• Police Mid-Management Part 1and 2
• Organized Crime Advanced Investigations
• 911 Fitness for Officers Physical Training
• Hobble and O.C. Spray Training
• Problem Solving for the Community Policing Officer and Citizen
• Human Diversity Training
• Traffic Safety Training
• Domestic Intervention Training
• Tactical Handgun Training
• Terrorism Awareness
• Basic Criminal Investigations, Investigative Officers Course
• Federal Grant Procurement Course
• Numerous additional in-service Police training (Survival, S.W.A.T., F.D.L.E., Mandated training)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Giordano Protection Services
Director of training/firearms / concealed and tactical firearms training. December 2015-Present

GOLDCOAST HOLDINGS
Security Manager, December 2014 to December 2015
• Provide security at two estates and one luxury condominium at the Four Seasons Hotel.
• The Personal Protection of my employer, spouse and immediate family members.
• Oversee and manage projects at the three locations.
• Conduct background investigations on applicants and current hires.

McRoberts Protective Agency
Project Manager, September 2013 to March 2014
• Administration of a private security contract to numerous clients.
• Payroll, scheduling and management of over 50- budgeted security personnel.
• Manage the physical security screening of all persons entering several Miami-Dade County Courthouses.
• Conduct in-house complaint investigations on personnel and make disciplinary recommendations.
• Interact with clients and accept feedback to improve efficiency.

MIAMI POLICE DEPARTMENT
(POLICE CAREER/ DECEMBER 1987- JULY 2013)
Patrol Section, Shift Commander
• My responsibilities include scheduling, management of approximately 62-budgeted positions of sworn and civilian personnel during any given shift, ensure equipment vehicle maintenance, and command of the section during high liability incidents.
• In 2012, the Communications Call Center received a total call volume of 591,965 calls via 9-1-1. Of these Patrol related dispatches, the average patrol dispatch and arrival occurred in approximately 9.86 minutes. Ensuring expeditious Patrol response to calls for service from the public is a law enforcement shift Commander’s high priority.

Commander of the City of Miami Special Threat Response Unit
• My responsibilities included the command of the S.W.A.T. Team and Hostage Negotiations Team, budget, training, equipment, and command during high-risk operations, along with dignitary protection details.
• Numerous dignitary protection details for P.O.T.U.S. (President of the United States) in coordination with the U.S.S.S. Counter Assault Teams (C.A.T.)
• Since the commencement of my assignment, the focus has been to complete all missions successfully (without any injury to an officer, citizen, or suspect).
• We have achieved a 45% reduction of overtime costs for the fiscal year 2011-2012.
• I was able to negotiate the acquisition of a new S.W.A.T. van ($284,835) through a federal U.A.S.I. Grant.
• Conduct a major Terrorist training exercise at the Israeli Consulate in Downtown Miami.

(Hostage/Rescue exercise cleared thru Tel Aviv) April 10, 2011.
• Promote and integrate training between S.W.A.T., K-9 and the Bomb Squad to address potential domestic attacks.
• Venue Protection as a Counter Assault Team during the N.B.A Finals with F.B.I. S.W.A.T. in 2011 and 2012.
• In 2012, we conducted 71 S.W.A.T. Missions to include Dignitary Protection details,
High Risk Warrants, Barricaded Subjects, Area Searches and Building Searches. Commander of the K-9 Unit
• Command and manage K-9 operations and various details.
• Attend unit and section meetings with superiors.
• Conduct and attend unit training with subordinates.
• Ensure that bomb sweeps are professionally conducted at high risk venues and proper coordination with Federal Agencies established.
• Review and prepare annual unit budget.
• Review and respond to e-mail and phone messages promptly.
• Prepare evaluations.
• Prepare monthly reports.
• Oversee all unit training and preparation of lesson plans.
• Closely review K-9 bite reports to ensure Department of Justice compliance.
• Under my command one Miami Police K-9 handler (Officer Manny Bello) placed 6 th in the National Police K-9 U.S.P.C.A. (United States Police Canine Association) Nationals 2012.

Commander of Robbery Unit
• The Commander of the Robbery Unit is responsible for managing the budget, manpower, equipment and overtime of the unit. The commander of the unit also manages, reviews and approves all investigations’ as well as the performance of the unit.
• The Robbery Unit consisted of 18 detectives and 2 sergeants.
• Assisting detectives with investigations of all major and high profile cases.
• Responsibility of maintaining all Robbery Unit Case Files respective evidentiary security and ensuring proper preparation for Court Presentation.
• Entering the monthly final case disposition into the Department’s data system for submission to the F.B.I. annual criminal data base.
• Additional duties include assigning, reviewing and approving cases, search warrants and coordinating operational plans. Unit Commanders are also responsible for motivating the sergeants and personnel under their supervision.
• I was also tasked with kidnapping investigations and coordination with tactical and S.I.S. technical squads(Trigger Fish) for apprehension of offenders.
• During 2009-2010 the Robbery Unit was successful at apprehending a Rolex watch robbery criminal group targeting citizens in the Downtown and Brickell Business Districts.
• I also attended monthly staff meetings (Compstat) after compiling specific statistics to inform staff of criminal trends, case dispositions and viable solutions to address these issues.
• The clearance rate was constant and within F.B.I. clearance rate parameters for a Municipal City of our size.

Commander of the Gang and Auto Theft Unit
• Between 2006-2008, I was tasked with running both the Gang and Auto Theft Units.
• The Gang Unit consisted of 6 detectives and 1 supervisor.
• The Auto Theft Unit consisted of 4 detectives and 1 supervisor.
• Again responsible for the management of the two units budgets, manpower, investigations and overall performance of the two units.
• The Gang Unit’s main responsibility was to identify, then target gang members.
• Numerous Identification sweeps were conducted in known Gang member areas along with M.A.G.T.F (Multi Agency Gang Task Force).
• The Gang Unit also conducted G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) and DARE (Drug Awareness Resistance Education) training in public schools in high risk inner city gang neighborhoods.
• One National Gang of a local Gang Chapter, the Imperial Gangsters (Based in Chicago) was dismantled and the Gang Leader was arrested.
• The Auto Theft Unit’s main focus was to recognize crime patterns and identify habitual Auto Theft Offenders.
• All reported car thefts are screened for potential solvability, and then assigned to detectives for follow-up.
• The Auto Theft Unit also is slated with conducting inspections of numerous body and mechanic shops to locate potential criminal violations (Chop shops).
• Numerous inspections and operations were conducted in conjunction with the County Auto Theft Task force to apprehend offenders and close identified chop shops.
• Important interface of information between the Gang Unit’s Task force and the Auto Theft Unit led to numerous leads and arrests of car thieves associated with criminal gangs.
• Deputy N.E.T. Commander (Lieutenant of Police) for several N.E.T areas in the City of Miami
• My responsibilities included the budget, scheduling, preservation of assigned equipment, strategies to address crime issues, address community needs and ensure an open and receptive organization through community engagement and accessibility to the Miami Police Department.
• We successfully configured our staffing to add additional officers to the midnight shift without negatively impacting the other shifts.
• We created lines of communication that fundamentally changed the working relations within the divergent city departments and improved our response to the needs of the entertainment district along with the reduction of cost to the City of Miami.
• We also conducted numerous proactive operations in different N.E.T. areas to address specific criminal and code enforcement concerns that community residents had.
• Platoon Response Commander of R.P.6 for the F.T.A.A. (Free Trade of the Americas Act) November 2003. Personnel for this operation consisted of 30 officers, 4 sergeants and 1 lieutenant.

Specific duties were to maintain order in the Downtown Core Area
• During the conference. Priority was to protect life and property and to prevent demonstrators from disrupting the proceedings at the conference.
• During my term as a Deputy NET Commander, I received commendations for outstanding work performed, several e-mails from citizens commending my dedication and performance, along with e-mails sent from my Major and the Deputy Chief of Police commending my performance during Compstat meetings.
• Attend numerous community meetings with civic leaders and politicians to explain Police Procedure during implementation of operational plans.
• Once promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2001, my duties as the Shift Watch Commander also included the overseeing and screening of all persons entering the three City of Miami Police District Stations (South, Central, North). Additionally, after the 911 World Trade Center attacks I was assigned to manage the screening of all persons entering the MRC Building (City of Miami Administrative offices) for over two years on the afternoon shift with special Police overtime security details.

LT. Joe Diez

Thirty-two years’ experience in law enforcement with extensive supervisory experience has enabled me to be a strong and effective team leader focusing on and identifying problems and issues followed by initiating action plans consisting of proactive as well as investigative protocols that conclude in positive outcomes. Constant identification of criminal trends locally and worldwide with an emphasis in constant security policy reviews and evaluation, is the first step in addressing any security concerns in today's world.

Joe’s wide range of experience has made him a positive addition in problem solving and security related tasks. His experience and knowledge of security policies and procedures has been an asset to this company.

Overview:

Joe has been a part of the City of Miami Police Department since 1985. He has since retired in 2012 but is still actively involved in the department by participating as a Reserve Officer. He has also served as an Explosion and Detection K-9 Handles in 2018, a Miami Dade Police Department Background investigator from 2015-2017 and as a Director of Security for Valor Security Services from 2013-2014. He serves as the Director of Operations with Giordano Protection Services 2014-Present.

His education consists of an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice that was obtained at Miami-Dade College in 1985 and an ongoing Bachelor’s Degree that was from Barry University in Professional Studies. He has had extensive training in various areas as described below:

Current Licenses:

From 1985 until 1990 he was a street patrol officer handling tasks such as routine duties; investigating, report writing, high risk apprehensions and overall enforcement of state and local laws.

From 1990 to 1996 he was involved in the Investigator Task Force / Street Narcotics. This was a highly intense unit, that consisted of conducting surveillance, interviewing witnesses and suspects, participating in reverse sting operations and buy-bust narcotics operations. This also required him to follow and survey suspicious vehicles and suspects. Robbery and burglary surveillances are also conducted. He was required to obtain and execute search warrants as well as apprehend narcotics dealers and sellers. His collaboration within the department, outside agencies and the Assistant State Attorneys office was always a helpful tool.

From 1996 to 2012 he was a Sergeant for the City of Miami Police Department. His supervisory roles included oversight and training of personnel on various issues such as, general and environmental laws, officer safety, administrative reports, internal policies, procedures /processes and investigations. He was experienced in working in downtown high-rise condominiums as well as established hotels within the City of Miami. His supervisory roles involved, just to state a few:

David Michael Carpenter

Professional Experience

City of Miami Police Department    1994-2019

 “Operation WASD” 1996-1997.

Previous Employment

Jack Eckerd Corporation   1991-1993

Contemporary Services Corporation                                           1990-1991

 

Summary of Qualifications

Education

Miami-Dade Community College     1994

Graduated, Basic Law Enforcement Academy Class No. 158

Southwest Miami High School    1989

Graduated, High School Degree

Commendations and Awards

References Available Upon Request