PRODUCTION DIVISION

JOHN FOLINO JR.

DIRECTOR OF SECURITY

John L. Folino, Jr. retired from the Chicago Police Department in 2022 after serving since 1999. After being promoted to Detective in 2005, John spent 7 years investigating homicides and officer-involved shootings. After his promotion to Sergeant in 2012, John served with the 25th Police District. Assigned to the Intelligence Counter-Terrorism Section in 2014, John led a team of officers and detectives who investigated high-profile cases involving organized crime enterprises. In 2018, he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to the 16th Police District. He served most recently in the Narcotics Division and retired in 2022. John has also been a television and featured film consultant for over 10 years, advising hundreds of actors in police procedure, policy and tactics. He serves as the Director of Security for Blue Star Security and oversees security for sets, locations, casts and crews. John has a MBA in Financial Fraud Examination and Management and is certified in Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management.

 

MAYDAY ABDELHADI

FIELD SUPERVISOR

Mayday Abdelhadi has been a Chicago police officer since 2006. Mayday currently works for the Chicago Police Department Counter Terrorism Unit. Mayday is the Production Coordinator for Blue Star Security and is responsible for scheduling police officers for our production security services at the studio and on location. Mayday has a special talent for fulfilling last-minute manpower requests from our clients 24 hours a day. He also assists our team with day-to-day operations and special projects throughout the year.