Chief Law Enforcement Officer
(626) 407-6173 (cellular)
Chief Emilio Perez has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement and private corporate security.
Prior to joining The Special Agent Group, Chief Perez was the Director of Investigation for Kroll Inc. where he provided a broad range of professional services to law firms and corporations nationally and internationally. The services consisted of executive security protection and assessment for businesses and home locations, travel planning, and liaison with law enforcement officials to facilitate the client’s goals.
His assignments have included working as a liaison with Mexican government officials to facilitate clients conducting business in Mexico, recovery of property, locating individuals, safe travel assistance, and liaison to movie companies filming in Mexico. Mr. Perez is fluent in Spanish and English.
Prior to Kroll he was the Chief of Police for two California cities. As Chief of Police he addressed several challenges that dealt with personnel, crime, labor unions, and homeland security. Drawing on that experience, he currently helps clients navigate through investigation and security issues.
He served with the Los Angeles Police Department for over 20 years and had several special assignments, such as Head of the Olympic Village in 1984 that prepared him for his role as Chief of Police. Today he is a trusted advisor to businesses and individuals.
Chief Perez has been an instructor at the Los Angeles Police Academy and Fullerton College. He has been a featured speaker to many groups to address public safety concerns in the United States and in Mexico as a Public Safety Expert.
Chief Perez has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from USC and a Bachelors Degree in Police Science from CSULA. He is a member of the California Police Chiefs Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.