Raul Hernandez has been a Chicago police officer since 2003, working in such units as patrol, gang, tactical and narcotics. Raul is currently an explosives detection K9 handler with the Chicago Police Department. He is a field supervisor with Blue Star Security and is responsible for supervising numerous retail locations throughout the Chicago area. Raul communicates with clients on a daily basis and relays information up the chain of command to ensure that security agents are following correct post orders. He assists in scheduling, keeping the vehicle fleet in order and ensuring guards are in proper attire.
Mark Jakob has been a police officer with the Chicago Police Department since 1996 and has been assigned to numerous units. Mark started his law enforcement career in Chicago’s South-Side Englewood district and then spent several years in the public housing unit. He then focused his career in the narcotics division and was assigned to the Bureau of Organized Crime, where he enhanced his skills and was eventually assigned to the DEA Task Force. Mark joined the Blue Star Security team in 2019 and has taken on the role as Field Supervisor, where he schedules and manages accounts.
Anthony Jannotta has been a police officer with the Chicago Police Department since 2000. Throughout his 20-year career in law enforcement, Anthony has been assigned to multiple units and districts. From 2003-2005, he worked with the Targeted Response Unit (TRU), a citywide unit that strategically deployed to areas that had either experienced a significant rise in violent crime, or to areas where there was intelligence that indicated there would be an increase in gang-related activity and violence. In 2005 the unit was reorganized and Anthony spent the subsequent 12 years assigned to the 025th District Tactical Unit. He is currently assigned to Unit 050 located at O’Hare International Airport. As a Field Supervisor for Blue Star Security, Anthony handles basic scheduling as well as business relationships for the company.
Miguel Mancha has been a Cook County Deputy Sheriff for 7 years. Miguel joined the Blue Star Security team in 2017 and quickly became an integral part of the company’s daily operations. Miguel is responsible for scheduling security agents at several locations each day. His professionalism and leadership capabilities have contributed greatly to the success of our Retail Security Division.
Frank Rodriguez became a Chicago Police Officer in 1996 in the 014th District before taking on the role of Field Training Officer. Frank then spent the majority of his career as a state-certified training officer at the Chicago Police Academy training police recruits. After nearly 9 years of training police recruits, Frank worked in the Central Warrants Unit as well as the Court Section Program. Frank joined the Blue Star Security team in 2018 and serves as a Field Supervisor.
Vincent Stinar has been a Chicago police officer since 2001. He currently works for the Chicago Police Department’s Counter Terrorism Unit. Vincent has been with Blue Star Security since 2009 and has made a tremendous impact on the growth of the company. Vince holds the title of Field Supervisor and is responsible for scheduling and managing numerous locations and day-to-day operations. Vince also supervises our special operations projects, ensuring that security officers are in constant compliance with procedures and policies. He communicates with clients on a regular basis and relays information to the proper chain of command.
Kenneth Varchetto has been a police officer with the Chicago Police Department since 1995. Throughout his 25-year career in law enforcement, Ken has worked as a gang officer and tactical team member, and has been assigned to numerous mission teams that combatted gang, narcotic and property crimes. He is currently assigned to the 016th District on the northwest side of Chicago. Ken has worked with Blue Star Security since our inception and acts as a Field Supervisor.
David Chiko has served as a law enforcement officer with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) for over 28 years and has attained the rank of Assistant Executive Director within the CCSO. He currently works under the Bureau of Strategic Operations and is detailed to the United States Marshals Service for the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. Outside of the CCSO, David has 25 years of security and loss prevention experience. He joined the Blue Star Security team in 2019 and has worked as a Field Supervisor for many accounts, scheduling manpower and maintaining relationships with our clients. His experience and leadership have become great assets to Blue Star Security.