Your Trusted Contract Security Provider Since 1984, State License PPO# 9500

About Us

Pacific Protection Services, Inc. is a full-service contract Security Provider.  Since 1984 we have been providingSouthern California's financial institutions, health care facilities, and commercial, industrial and retail establishments with State licensed uniformed Security Officers and related services. 

Pacific Protection Services, Inc.
22144 Clarendon Street, Suite 110
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 818-313-9369
Mobile: 818-448-4643

Years with Firm:  30

Years of Experience:  34


B.S., Western Illinois University 1979


Board Certified in Security Management by ASIS International: Certified Protection Professional (CPP)


American Society of Industrial Security International (ASIS)
California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guard & Associates (CALSAGA)

Melvin Staples, CPP

Co-Founder, President, CEO

Mr. Melvin Staples is the Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Protection Services, Inc. Pacific Protection Services is a full service Contract Security and Investigative Services provider. Mr. Staples began early in life in the retail industry and entertainment security business. That customer service mindset combined with his interest in protective services led to over 30 years of hands-on experience as a security consultant and contract security management. He has managed loss prevention, executive protection, threat management and robbery suppression programs. He has directed over 400 full and part-time security personnel ranging from uniformed armed and unarmed security officers to retired law enforcement agents. He has extensive experience in security management, contract security services to healthcare facilities, financial institutions, faith base establishments, manufacturing sites, cable communication facilities, retail shopping centers, residential communities, and construction sites.

Mr. Staples is Board Certified in Security Management by American Society of Industrial Security International; Certified Protection Professional (CPP). He has provided training and coached thousands of security officers in the State of California concerning Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, Powers to Arrest procedures and competency in the areas of security officer responsibilities.  He has also provided training in the use of force, powers of arrest policies and procedures, and security liability mitigation. Mr. Staples has developed and implemented security programs, security officer procedures and guidelines for diverse security environments, industries and facilities.

Expert Witness – Litigation Support

Stuart Fest Attorney Law Office: Mr. Staples serves as a consultant and provides
testimony for Premises Liability/Security, Negligence cases involving retail, night club and shopping malls.

Areas of Expertise

  • Security Management
  • Security Programs
  • Security Procedures
  • Implementation Programs
  • Security Vulnerability and Risk Assessments
  • Robbery Suppressant
  • Security Operations
  • Premises Liability
  • Security Negligence
  • Night Club
  • Retail Security
  • Parking Lot Security Loss Prevention
  • Restaurant/Bar Security
  • Standard of Care
  • Use of Force
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Business Continuity Planning

Pacific Protection Services

22144 Clarendon Street, Suite 110
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
State License PPO# 9500
Tel.: 818.313.9369
Fax.: 818.313.9155

Superior Quality of Service

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