John McClure is the Special Operations Coordinator for Blue Star Security and has been with the company since early 2012. He holds a law degree and served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1995 through 2010. During his time with the FBI, John was primarily assigned to the San Jose Office and investigated crimes affecting the high-technology industry.
John’s primary role at Blue Star Security is to coordinate special projects involving high-value, high-risk freight flowing through Chicago O’Hare International Airport and to distribution centers throughout the country. He coordinates numerous large-scale projects each year which mostly involve high-technology freight valued in the hundreds of millions and which involve several hundred Blue Star Security employees. His secondary duties include providing consultation and security assessments to freight forwarding and logistics warehousing clients of Blue Star Security.
Eric Diaz is a retired Sergeant with the Chicago Police Department. Eric retired in 2019 after 25 years of service with the CPD. Eric has been assigned to units such as Patrol, Detectives Division, Fugitive Apprehension, U.S. Marshals and Narcotics. He is a licensed security contractor and licensed private detective in the state of Illinois. He has been with Blue Star Security since 2012 and holds the position of Special Operations Supervisor. Eric is responsible for scheduling hundreds of police officers during special projects which involve the protection of high-value cargo. He is extremely organized and has a special talent for fulfilling last minute requests from clients.
James Laska has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement. James is a retired Chicago police officer and also worked with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department for 6 years. James has been with Blue Star Security for several years and is a field supervisor for our Special Operations Division. He assists in numerous aspects of special operations projects to ensure that security agents are following procedures. He also acts as the primary point of contact for our clients during the projects.
Gerald Amelio is a 16-year veteran of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation Police Department where he currently holds the rank of Sergeant. He joined the Blue Star Security team approximately 10 years ago as a security agent. Over the past decade, Gerry has taken on additional roles as an Assistant Supervisor for our Special Operations Division and a Field Supervisor for our Supply Chain Security Division.