Joe began his law enforcement career at age 19 working as a Police Officer for a local Police Department in Southern California. He furthered his career working for California Department of Corrections (CDC) assigned to a variety of specialized units within CDC, including an Emergency and Critical Response Team, Administrative Segregation, transportation of high profile and dangerous inmates, as well as investigating Criminal Gang Activity orchestrated from within to the outside of the correctional facilities.
He later transferred to another local Police Department where he was assigned to Patrol, SWAT and the departments Dignitary Protection Detail. He subsequently retired due to an industrial injury occurring when appointed to the California Highway Patrol to further his career.
His experience working in law enforcement and the private sector consisted of conducting thousands of workers’ compensation investigations, fraud, stalking, threat assessment and risk management, civil complaints, white collar investigations, thefts, homicide, and missing persons. This combined experience and careers, gained his excellent reputation known throughout the industry.
As President of PGI, Joe is responsible for development of threat and risk management programs, as well as directing staff in criminal, civil, and private investigations. With a prodigious reputation, PGI is in high demand when providing security and investigative services to the media and entertainment industry, government agencies, school districts and universities, fortune 500 companies, law firms, the insurance industry, and general public.