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. 

Jeffrey Weidenhammer Site Super

Mr. Weidenhammer joined the KRE team several years ago as a security guard. Mr. Weidenhammer has worked alongside some of KRE’s most valued clients in the field where he excelled at his job. He was then promoted to field supervisor and excelled at employee and client relations. As of October 2018 he has since been promoted to Compliance Manager. He oversees the KRE staff, quality control and compliance to our vast client base. Jeff works side by side our employees and clients to ensure KRE is providing a professional quality of service. Jeff assists in training staff and with providing unannounced post checks on the KRE staff as part of our client service relationship.

Jeff supervises the quality control of our team which includes handling all personnel and policies. As a manager he ensures our staff is following established rules. He works with the clients under their guidance and provides suggestions when necessary. He does everything he can to ensure our clients expectations are met.

Kandice Pyles

Finance Manager / Scheduling Manager

BS- Sport Administration and Business Management 

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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 over see 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.

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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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.

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

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Jarrod K. Emes - President & Owner

James P. Wilson (Retired)

Director of Operations - Associates CJ, Retired Law Enforcement

Jeffrey Weidenhammer

Vehicle Event / Site Supervisor