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James Wilson - Director of Ops

Retired Act 120 Certified Patrolman from the Wyomissing Police Department

-Extensive Experience working for both the Berks County Prison and Juvenile Detention Center, including management, scheduling, and shift supervisory experience.

-Berks County Chief Deputy Coroner 1999-2001, worked to ensure professionalism, fiscal accountability and management of Death case investigations.

-Education: Oklahoma Department of Correction, Pennsylvania Department of Correction, Reading Police Academy, Berks Technical Institute AST in Criminal Private Investigations, Pennsylvania State Coroners Course, BS from Almeda College and University.


 

- Overseas the KRE Security Firearms Training Program, field operations and training, and investigation division.


Jim brings over 30 years of experience working as a retired police officer, corrections officer and manager, as well as investigation and management skills. Jim oversees our operations section and manages safety plans and training. Jim oversees our firms Investigation and training division. Jim specializes in ensuring our field operations division is in compliance with customer needs daily.  Jim works with new client relations and over sight of the Operations division and liaison on the community relations board and business development team.  Mr. Wilson function is to provide direct client to staff relationships and provides all training and in the field operations and compliance daily with our clients.

Kandice Pyles

Office Manager

BS- Sports Administration and Business Management 

Kandice Pyles finance & scheduling mgr

Miss Pyles has a post education background and degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelors in Sports Administration and a Minor in Business Administration. Miss Pyles is primarily responsible for overseeing and managing our firms financial, payroll and billing department and works with our clients to oversee client billing and scheduling. Kandice’s experience has been key to introducing the updating employee tracking and scheduling and payroll management system with our office. Kandice works daily with our clients to ensure all billing and time manager reports are generated and prepared weekly for financial stability within KRE Security LLC.

Kandice’s  post education background provides a benefit to KRE Security understand both the financial budgeting needs of our School district and commercial clients who we provide services too. Financial stability and integrity are all key points that Kandice delivers to the KRE Team and to our clients across the Area.  Miss Pyles will provide all invoicing and staff scheduling needs for the client. Kandice oversees our Scheduling department who works hand in hand with the KRE Finance department.

Rachael Dalton

Scheduling Coordinator

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Ms. Dalton has over 20 years in Scheduling and Human Resources.  Her primary responsibility at KRE Security is assuring that all client needs are met and always have our guards ready to work.  She has a Liberal Arts background from Northampton Area Community College.  She is always available to work with our customers to find solutions to their needs.

Currently Ms Dalton oversees the day to day scheduling and operations needs for the KRE Security family. Her duties include verification of staff management, employee time cards, time off request, and monitoring the scheduling team.

Rachael has been a critical asset in overseeing the Silvertrac management and guard activities in her day to day operations here at KRE Security LLC.

Rachael manages over 160 employees and assist as needed with daily clerical needs here at KRE.

Patrick Daugherty

Director of Operations

& Client and Employee Relations

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Patrick has been with KRE since May of 2020 and brings a unique mix of professional security and business building experience.  He has experience leading nightclub, concert and event security by night while driving business growth and revenue by day, for over 20 years.  He has a history of positively impacting staffing and revenue by establishing an internal culture that increases company productivity and impacts company reputation to clients and the community. Patrick started and grew his own Consulting and Tech Staffing company before selling it to a regional conglomerate.  Immediately prior to coming to KRE, he helped plan, build and launch a 20,000 sq ft combat fitness facility in central PA, serving as Director of Fitness Operations for UFC Gym.  He is UFC Coaching Certified in boxing, kickboxing, high impact fitness and personal training.  Patrick attended Frederick Community College where he earned an Associate's Degree with an emphasis in Juvenile Justice, and Philadelphia Bible College with a double major in Pastoral and Biblical Studies. He was a scholar athlete, earning Region 20 Juco All American and Colonial Conference All-star basketball honors.

Patrick's obtained a wide range of employee management training, and has been a key success to the growth and management and investment of the KRE Team.

Dave Pagerly

Field Operations- Supervisor

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Dave Pagerly has spent a life time in the Security, Private investigation  and corrections field over the last 40+ plus years of his career. Dave has been a past Owner and CEO of Pagerly Protection Agency in Berks County, he has obtained numerous certifications in the security field.

40+ years in the security industry. Emphasis on electronic security, uniformed security,

perimeter protection, and sales and service.

* Lethal Weapons Act 235 certified

* Former PA State Constable certified

* Certified Polygraphist

* Former licensed Private Investigator

* Certified FAAC service technician

* CPR certified / AED certified

* PA G2 Gaming License

* Adjunct with Penn State University * Former Member CERT team Berks County Prison * Certified Silent Knight Fire

Alarm Tech * Member of local fire department for over 30 years * Member Blue Knights PA IV * Advisory Board LTI CJ Program

Dave currently oversees the technical division of Brink Home Security where he is a master technician and works on commercial and private CCTV, Access control, Monitoring and other systems under Honeywell,  Brinks and Select Home security systems as a engineer.

Dave's professional profile includes managing large event security for special events such as the Annual WWII weekend, Betsy King Classic Golf Tournament- PGA Tour, Commercial security accounts. Dave manages over 300 plus employees, and remains an active support to local law enforcement and security organizations cross the state.

Education:

York College of PA Criminal Justice

Alvernia College Criminal Justice

Reading Comm. College Criminal Justice

Polygraph School

PA Comm. Crime & Delinquency.

Lethal Weapons Act 235

Silent Knight Certification

FAAC service tech school

Nortech Factory Certified Polygraphist PA

 Constable Certification Act 235

Cert Honeywell Factory

 Certified Alarm.com certified

KRE Security LLC. was founded in August of 1990. We are a full-time Security Service and Investigations Corporation. We provide factually based investigations and conduct every investigation ethically, morally, legally and with the highest degree of integrity. Our goal is to meet your security needs 24-7 while providing cost effective services to our customers. 

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Class Alumni

Graduate of Alvernia College
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice
Minor in Sociology.

Awarded the Saint Michael Archangel Award 2007

Berks Technical Institute
"Program Advisory Board Member"  Criminal Justice Department

 

Member of the KRE Security/ Investigations Inc. Management Team, PA 2007-2016
 

Owner KRE Security LLC. 2016- Present

Certified Instructor in American Heart CPR, First Aid, Training, Phazzer- Non Lethal, Pa Act 235- Lethal weapon Agent


Work Experiences include:
•Berks County Juvenile Detention Center
•Berks County Dept of Emergency Services, as a Special Projects Officer
•Investigation experience as a Deputy Coroner for the Schuylkill County Coroner’s Office

Jarrod brings over 20 years in the Emergency Services Field, specializing in Fire/Rescue and Emergency Management Field where he oversees a municipal hazard plan, mitigation projects and ongoing safety assessments and building. Jarrod is a current certified instructor in American Heart CPR, First Aid, Non Lethal Phazzer Instructor. He has worked for KRE Security/Investigations Inc. for 15 years. He is now the Director of Security for the company and works directly on a one-on-one level with the clients daily.

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Jarrod K. Emes - President & Owner
BA - Criminal Justice

James P. Wilson

Director of Field Operations - Associates CJ, Retired Law Enforcement