Security America, Inc. – Security Consultant/Field Supervisor
Jack L. Rinchich, CSP

In addition to being a board-certified safety professional (CSP) and a chaplain in the Cops for Christ organization, Jack is a former Marine, and a former Charleston (WV) city police officer. He has coordinated and provided dignitary protection for numerous governors, congressmen, senators,ambassadors and presidential candidates and a host of celebrities. He has worked closely with the U. S. Secret Service in providing security for many high level political figures including the Vice President of the United States. As an executive protection specialist, security consultant and criminal investigator, his input in security and safety practices is invaluable.

Most recently, he served as director of security and chief of campus police for the University of Charleston (WV). He also serves on an anti-terrorism task force with local and federal law enforcement agencies. He was appointed the  President of the National Association of Chiefs of Police and the American Police Hall of Fame after serving as their National Chaplain for 13 years. He continues to serve as their National President

Contact Jack:
1-888-832-6732 (ext. 116)
JRinchich@SecurityAmerica.com

Education:

  • BS Degree, Criminal Justice (near completion)
  • AA Degree, Religion and Philosophy, University of Charleston
  • WV State Police Academy Graduate
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police, Criminal Investigator Program
  • FBI Academy – International and Domestic Terrorism School
  • Executive Protection and Counter Intelligence training, U. S. Secret Service
  • State of WV, Private Investigative License
  • International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
    – Campus Public Safety Program

Experience:

  • University of Charleston, Chief of Public Safety and Security
  • Charleston Police Department
    – Undercover Vice and Narcotics, Police Officer, Detective, Crime Prevention
    Unit, Department Chaplain, Dignitary Protection
  • United States Marine Corps (two separate tours)
    – Infantry, Office Administration, Combat Military Police (“Desert Storm”)
  • Security America, Inc.
    – Security Consultant and Investigator

Principle Areas of Expertise:

  • School/Campus Public Safety and Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Investigations
  • Drugs and Narcotics Identification
  • Community Relations
  • Executive Protection
  • Police Chaplaincy

Affiliations & Recognitions:

  • The International Association of Campus Law Administrators
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • President of the National Association of Chiefs of Police / American Police Hall of Fame
  • National Police Chaplains Association
  • International Conference of Police Chaplains
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Awarded by the National Association of Chief of Police:
    “Michael the Arch Angel” Award for Outstanding Service in Law Enforcement
  • Letters of Commendation from three presidents of the United States and one from the governor of West Virginia