April 26, 2019
G. Michael Verden named recipient of the Laurence P. Mulcrone Public Private Partnership Award
Michael Verden has been named the 2019 winner of the Laurence P. Mulcrone Public Private Partnership Award, given by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. Michael is Founder/CEO of The Lake Forest Group. He is a member of the Illinois Security Professionals Association and has presented educational programming at numerous luncheon programs. He is a former Secret Service Agent.
April 27, 2018
Paul Ohm, CPP, named recipient of the Public Private Partnership Award
Paul Ohm, CPP, has been named the 2018 winner of the Laurence P. Mulcrone Public Private Partnership Award, given by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. Ohm works in Chicago as Senior Director of Security Operations for Monterrey Security.
Ohm is chair of ILACP’s Public-Public Liaison Committee and has been instrumental in reinvigorating relationships between local law enforcement and private security. He will receive his award April 27, 2018, during the Illinois Chiefs’ Annual Awards Banquet in Peoria. View full press release.
April 22, 2016
Anthony (Tony) Ramos was recognized by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police with their Laurence P. Mulcrone Public Private Partnership Award on April 22, 2016. Tony has worked tirelessly for more than 20 years and currently serves as the chairman of the Public/Private Liaison Committee. View press release.
February 2016 Chicago Lodge 7 - Fraternal Order of Police
The Protection Group is featured in an article: Executive Protection I training being held March 21 - 25, 2106 at the Department of Homeland Security at the College of DuPage. This course is being hosted by the Department of Homeland Security and is presented by The Protection Group.
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Lawrence A. Doria Honored With Private Security Award
Lawrence A. Doria, chairman of the Board of the Illinois Security Professionals Association, received the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police first Private Security Partnership Award during its annual conference on Saturday, June 13. Read more.
2015 Midwest Security and Police Conference/Expo
On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, a distinguished group of individuals cut the ribbon to open the 2015 Midwest Security & Police Conference/Expo. The group of dignitaries included from the left; Chief Fred Hayes, Elwood Police Department, Chief Steve Stelter - Brookfield Police Department, Chief Steve Casstevens - Buffalo Grove Police Department, Chief Jim Kreuger - Oak Brook Police Department, Chief Frank Kaminski - Park Ridge Police Department and current President of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, David Seaman - Mayor of Tinley Park, and Lawrence A. Doria, P4 Global and Chairman of the Board, Illinois Security Professionals Association.