Meet Our Team
Paris Nicholson, III, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Nicholson has been involved in the law enforcement and security industries for the past 35 years. As a member and Head Trainer of the U.S.Virgin Islands Police Department, K-9 Unit he oversaw the training of officers in criminal apprehension, Narcotics and Explosive Detection.
In 1989 Mr. Nicholson started his own security guard agency in the U.S.Virgin Islands growing the business to employ over 350 armed and unarmed security personnel, private investigations and armored car services.
In 2000 he built owned and operated Bullseye, the Virgin Islands first indoor shooting range and training academy catering to Federal and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. Mr. Nicholson received certification from the Detroit Police Department in the areas of Narcotic and Explosive detection. He is licensed by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and maintains various Firearms and Explosive licenses. He maintains two K-9 training facilities one located in Central Florida and one in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands that his son Paris Nicholson IV operates.
Past and present client list includes U.S. Customs & Border Protection, U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department, British Virgin Islands Customs Department, Turks & Caicos Customs Department, Turks & Caicos Police Department, Mount Dora, Florida Police Department, Anguilla Customs Department, St. Kitts Customs Department, Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda, Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, (BVI), Top Priority Security, BVI, Maryland Security Protective Services and The U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is also a member of the USPCA, (United States Police Canine Association).
Maureen Nicholson, COO & K-9 Training Coordinator
Maureen has been involved in the pipeline leak detection industry for over 14 years. She oversees all of K-9 Pipeline Training Academy training of our dogs and course curriculum. Maureen also is a K-9 Head Trainer and is involved with the selection, training, record keeping, transporting and delivery of dogs to our students. Her vast experience and knowledge of training dogs for pipeline leak detection provides and adds a different level of expertise to our K-9 training program. Maureen also trains Explosive, Narcotic, Firearms, Ammunition Detector Dogs and Dual Purpose Police Dogs at our K-9 training facility in Florida.