We support our clients with experienced and highly trained armed and unarmed security personnel. Our team specializes in executive, corporate, and celebrity protection; event security; and comprehensive security consulting. Armed personnel are New York State certified, retired law enforcement experts with years of experience. Our security professionals undergo rigorous screening procedures and extensive, ongoing training.
Welcome to Allegiance Protection Group
A Premier Private Investigations & Security Firm in New York City
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We are recognized as one of the best private investigations firms in the New York metropolitan area, specializing in intellectual property (IP), surveillance and insurance-related investigations. Our experienced, results-driven team regularly assist law enforcement, attorneys and high- profile individuals with the investigation of complex criminal, civil, matrimonial and corporate matters.
James Ricaurte is the founder and CEO of Allegiance Protection Group. After serving in the United States Marine Corps, James began a distinguished 20-year career with the New York Police Department, achieving the rank of Detective working the Special Investigation Division, Special Frauds Squad. He later served within the Department of Homeland Security before launching Allegiance Protection Group. James is a globally recognized anti-counterfeiting expert and works closely with members of the legal community, federal, state and local law enforcement and government officials on a variety of civil and criminal investigations.
Dutch Express, LLC
“I must communicate what an outstanding job Allegiance Protection has done in providing superior service to our company, Dutch Express, LLC. Through the hard work, commitment to excellence and dedication to finding the solution, your team at Allegiance Protection assisted us in identifying individuals who were attempting to create a network of theft within our organization.”
New York City Marriott Marquis
“Being in a high-profile city, especially in these uncertain times, we must be vigilant when it comes to the safety and security and fire and life safety of our guests… Allegiance has a proven track record, especially when it comes to the same goal of our hotel industry with professionalism, dedication and dependability.”
The Armory Show
“The Armory Show has used Allegiance Protection Group’s services for the last four years, and we have been very impressed with the company’s efficiency and professionalism. Our event draws crowds of more than 50,000 attendees over four days each year. The people attending our event come to view tens of millions of dollars worth of art and we count on Allegiance to make sure the experience is orderly and safe for our exhibitors and our visitors.”
“We have worked with Allegiance Protection Group for the past 5 years. They are our top choice for security… always reliable, flexible, and very helpful with any questions or concerns we have. We highly recommend Allegiance to any event or meeting planners for their security needs.”
Stella Show Management
“Allegiance Protection Group has been our choice for security at our arts and antiques events in the New York area for several years. We trust them completely and appreciate their hands-on approach to our various needs. Allegiance is able to respond instantly to any unforeseen problems or incidents and is extremely competent at deflecting problems in advance. They have a wealth of experience in the law enforcement and security fields. We benefit from their expertise, their loyalty … and their allegiance. Our exhibitors and customers are safe and secure when Allegiance is on the job, and we recommend their company to any group looking for a first-class security operation.”