Christopher Innace, CPO
Mr. Christopher Innace, CEO of Pro Protection Security Inc., is a Certified Protection Officer (CPO) and active Police Officer with 20 years of law enforcement experience and over 25 years of private security experience. Mr. Innace holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Private Security from York College of Pennsylvania. He has been published multiple times in security training manuals such as Security Supervision and Management, Theory and Practice of Asset Protection. Mr. Innace spent the first 8 ½ years of his law enforcement career as a Police Officer with the New York City Police Department (NYPD). His assignments included working with the NYPD Grand Larceny Auto Unit, NYPD Anti-Crime Unit and eventually promotion into the NYPD Detective Bureau. Mr. Innace has completed multiple training courses with the NYPD including Detective School, Dignitary/Diplomatic protection, Criminal Investigation, Counter-Terrorism, Interviewing/Interrogating courses, Auto Crime School, Plainclothes training, Organized Crime Control Bureau (OCCB) course and narcotics training. Mr. Innace transferred from the NYPD and is currently a Police Officer with the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) completing numerous training classes such as Active Shooter, Hostage Negotiation and Fire Protection and Safety. Mr. Innace is the Police Director for the Police Activity/Athletic League (P.A.L.). He has worked plainclothes assignments with the NCPD and is a Certified First Responder in New York State. Mr. Innace has worked and lead teams at many private security events such as the NFL Draft, Dolce & Gabbana fashion shows, movie premieres, concerts and red carpet events among many others. In additiion, he has worked in different security capacities in corporate buildings, high end retail stores and as a loss prevention agent. Mr. Innace has also been a bodyguard for many celebrities, athletes and executives and holds a New York State Watch Guard License. Mr. Christopher Innace has received multiple awards from both the NYPD and NCPD.
Our executive board consists of top law enforcement personnel and security professionals. Christopher Alger, Vice President of Pro Protection Security, is a retired 1st Grade Detective from the NYPD specializing in homicide, robbery, burglary, fraud and gang investigations. Mr. Alger was an NYPD Detective union representative bringing years of business knowledge to the private sector and has over 30 years of Law Enforcement and security experience. Christopher has received numerous accommodations with the NYPD and is in charge of multiple of accounts within the company. Mr. Alger is considered a security expert and continues to supervise in the field as well as management. Salvatore Innace, Director of Security of Pro Protection Security Inc., has over 40 years of security experience. Salvatore is an expert in special event security and has supervised numerous events throughout his career. His career consists of being a bodyguard, supervising a security transportation company and working for the Teamsters in transportation. Salvatore has received numerous security and transportation awards over his prestigious career. Sharyn Sabel, Operations Manage of Pro Protection Security, is a retired Detective from the NYPD. Sharyn is a leader in the security field and has over 25 years of Law Enforcement and security experience. John Benvengo, our Account Executive, is a retired NYPD Lieutenant who was in charge of the NYPD Task Force. He has over 25 years of Law Enforcement experience and is a school safety expert. Wally Zeins, Senior Executive of Pro Protection Security, is a retired Sergeant with the NYPD. Mr. Zeins was the Commaning Officer of the elite hostage negotiation team in the NYPD. He was also the Commanding Officer of numerous Detective Squads. He has over 30 years of Law Enforcement experience and 40 years of security experience.