Top Tier Safety Inc

Security & Investigations


Top Tier Safety Inc  Provides private detective and security consulting, patrol services as well as surveillance systems, and electronic countermeasures to corporate, legal and private clients. Head Quartered in Chicago, IL USA. Ready to deploy nationwide and internationally via our network of trusted and approved vendors.   

State of Illinois license number(s): 

Licensed Security Contractor 119.001518

Security Contractor Agency 122.001386 

Licensed Private Detective 115.002375 

Private Detective Agency 117.001672

State of Michigan license number(s):

Professional Investigative Agency 3701207242

State of Indiana license number(s):

Private Investigations Business P121500014


Founded in 2014 by Detective James Gonzales a 28 year law enforcement veteran of the Chicago Police Department and the Cook County Hospital Police Department.  James holds a BA from Loyola University of Chicago and has attended the MPA program at the Illinois Institute of Technology.   James is U.S. Army/Army Reserve veteran and a member of ASIS International formally the American Society for Industrial Security the nation's premier organization for members of the security management profession.


Unlike most former law enforcement officers who transition from police work to a second carrier in the security industry James has always been involved in private investigations and security.  Serving first as an Investigative Intern with John M. Price & Associates, and then holding part-time Security Agent positions with some of Chicago's most prestigious hotels and other hospitality venues. Later James held private investigator positions with licensed firms all parallel to his police service and gaining over 30 years of experience in security and investigations.


Please feel free to contact us at 1-312-878-7733


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