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Joel Vargas has been appointed Assistant Director for InterPort Police
SCHAUMBURG, IL–Contingent Security Services, Ltd. is pleased to announce Joel Vargas has been appointed as Assistant Director of InterPort Police Global Force. The appointment comes as the United States remembers the tragic events of 9/11.
Director Vargas spent the last 20 years in senior management positions in the private sector. While consulting private clients and government officials regarding threats, organized crime, transnational crime, and special insurable risks such as kidnapping & ransom, extortion, political risks, terrorism, and maritime insurance in the Americas. Director Vargas became aware that law enforcement, intelligence, and the supply chain need more coordination globally to combat transnational crime and extensive research was launched by Contingent Security Services, Ltd. to address the problem.
In a business of secrecy and confidentiality where millions of dollars are put on the line that the client will not be a victim, it is not surprising that Director Vargas would take the position. InterPort Police is a global organization with hundreds of jurisdictions all over the world. Director Vargas brings with him a wealth of knowledge, experience in the private sector in senior management positions, strong background in intelligence, and a strong educational background, which include a Law Degree and currently a Masters Degree in Intelligence Studies.
The last four years thanks to the assistance of Chief Frank Kosman, Director Vargas worked in the Bensenville Police Department, just outside Chicago O’Hare International Airport, where Director Vargas learned how local police departments work. While in the Bensenville Police, extensive research was conducted networks and models to reduce crime. Director Vargas coordinated the ORD Airport Watch Program with the senior security and law enforcement officials at O’Hare Airport, with included the Chicago Police Department, the Chicago Department of Aviation, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the FBI.
Director Vargas added, “Our current partnership with Beraca Insurance Group in the USA, one of the top insurance brokers in the world with the specialty insurance we sell, will bring value to our members at InterPort Police and existing clients.” Director Vargas stated that the company will be transferring the security consulting, municipal services, training and intelligence programs and systems to InterPort Police, systems that have been developed for the last two decades.
The challenges the supply chain, law enforcement, and security forces face today require different disciplines in order to prevent and fight crime. Director Vargas is committed to bringing new Criminal Intelligence Sharing Systems, Intelligence regarding Terrorism, Training and Development Programs, Technology Programs to improve law enforcement, security and intelligence operations. Director Vargas has been working closely in the last few months with Secretary General Jay Grant discussing different programs and the expansion into an operational agency that serves in every country around the world.
About InterPort Police:
The InterPort Police - International Association of Airport and Seaport Police - coordinates information sharing, intelligence, training, best practices and operational issues with member jurisdictions having responsibility for law enforcement and public safety at airports, seaports and the transport system within their nation and community. Since 1969 departments and agencies have worked together as a Global Force to prevent transnational crime and one of the worse crimes of all, terrorism; ensuring public safety of passengers, the supply chain and critical infrastructure worldwide.
About Contingent Security Services, Ltd.
Contingent Security Services, Ltd. has a team of consultants who are former senior managers in some of the largest police departments in the United States and foreign countries, experts in Latin American intelligence, experts in combating international terrorism, domestic terrorism, organized crime, airport, maritime security, and transcontinental crimes against the private sector and states.
Our consultants include experts from Israel, the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America. We draw on a wide range of expertise from the private sector, military intelligence, civil intelligence, federal, state, municipal law enforcement agencies, policy and political experts.
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