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"Post-9/11, A New World Emerges for Security," an article written by Reading Eagle's Carole Duran.

Read about the difference KRE Security LLC. is making in the community when it comes to safety and security. You can read the article here.

Kandice Pyles

Finance 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. Kandice works hand in hand with the KRE Scheduling department.

Rachael Dalton

Manager of Administration


Ms. Dalton joined KRE Security in August 2021 as a Dispatcher, quickly headed our Scheduling Division, was promoted to Operations Manager and most recently has accepted her current role within KRE. Rachael brings with her over 20 years in Administration, Human Resources and Scheduling.   She has a Liberal Arts background from Northampton Area Community College. Her primary responsibility at KRE Security is assuring that all client needs are met and our guards are ready to work.  She is always available to work with you,  our customer and neighbor to find solutions to your security needs.

Currently Ms. Dalton oversees the day to day operations needs for the KRE Security family. Her duties include direct support to KRE President Jarrod Emes,  Staff Management, Client Concerns & Needs, Field Operations and ensuring KRE Best Business Practices.

Rachael also specializes in ensuring our field operations division is in compliance with customer needs daily.  Rachael is a contributing member of the KRE Business Development Team.  She also assists in providing Direct Client to Staff relationships and coordinates all Field Training, Field Operations and Compliance daily with our clients. 

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 the daily operational needs of  KRE.

Patrick Daugherty

Director of Operations

& Client and Employee Relations


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


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.


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 certified

Dave Bardo

Field Operations- Manager


David has been with KRE Security since July of 2021, first brought on as a Entry Level guard, was quickly promoted to Site Lead and now holds the role of an Operations Manager.  He brings with him a unique skill set that is valuable to both KRE Security and our clients. 

As an US Army Veteran who served from 2002 – 2006 as an Alpha Company Platoon Sergeant Assistant, he held Top-Secret Security Clearance, and he worked as a trainer for the US Army Yearly Skills Evaluates in gate evaluation and Safety.  David holds a deep understanding of OSHA and MSHA Safety Guidelines.  These attributes have allowed Dave to visit with clients upon their start up with KRE Security and give them a professional understanding and perspective,, helping them understand what will be the most beneficial plan for us to secure the property.  Whether it is with gate access control, guard tour rounds, or a general overview.

Part of David’s responsibilities are to visit with our guards while on shift to provide 1:1 training, ensure guard compliance to post orders, and meet with clients as needed to address any concerns they may be having.  David works hard to make sure that all our clients feel that they are our priority.

David is currently working on finishing obtaining his ACT 235 Certification, allowing him to add another valuable skill to his portfolio for our clients.  He is also finishing his Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Forensics with a Minor in Professional and Technical Writing. 

In addition to being an US Army Veteran, David has over 20 years in Emergency Services where he served in leadership roles in multiple areas.  David has worked as a PA Certified EMT, EMT Instructor as well as AHA First Aid, AED, and CPR Instructor. With his vast experiences David performs well under pressure and in critical time sensitive operations as learned through his direct real time support of war fighters world wide.

David proudly serves our clients in the Eastern PA and Susquehanna River Valley Region in Central Pennsylvania and is always ready to help

Rachel Radel-Bardo

Scheduling Manager

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Mrs. Radel-Bardo started with KRE Security in July 2021 as an entry level guard, was promoted to site lead, and was promoted to Second Shift Scheduling Coordinator.  Rachel now oversees the KRE Scheduling and Dispatch Team. Rachel earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Bloomsburg University.  Ms. Radel-Bardo holds certifications in Project Management, and is a Pennsylvania Certified Public Manager. Her career spans over 20 years with experience in Information Technology, Project management, Health Care, Construction and both working with and for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Rachel also is a Certified Scrum Master, Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and a Lean Sigma Green Belt, SCUBA Certified, and an Interior Firefighter. She is an active handler / member with K9 Scent Discriminating Area Search,.

Rachel’s current role as Scheduling Manager is to ensure that all Client Schedules are covered. She is also our In House Information Technology guru and helps with any needs that are identified.

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. 

KRE Securities

KRE Security affiliations
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Union Fire Co Hamburg

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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Contact us Today: 610-562-0971 or Email Us Here

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

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