The DEA has established an Employment Unit to assist our members with the second half of their careers. Our list of retired New York City Police Detectives is comprised of highly qualified and experienced men and women with versatile law enforcement skills, which can be readily applied to many types of business operations.

If your company or agency is interested in hiring a self-motivated individual with a solid background in criminal investigations, security, protection, or if you are a DEA retiree looking for such a position, contact Paul DiGiacomo at the DEA Employment Unit at (212) 587-1000 or email at pauldigiacomo@nycdetectives.org


Federal Jobs with the FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has a variety of positions available and posted on their website. Salary range is $45,000 to approx $108,000 and details are available by visiting FBIJobs.com

Thinking of becoming a private eye or running a security firm? The first step is to obtain the proper state license.

Every state has a licensing division for private investigators and security (also known as watchguard) companies. You’ll need to pass an exam based on P.I. and Security License Law. In addition, New York State requires a $10,000 license surety bond. These bonds have a two-year duration and can be obtained through the DEA’s insurance consultant, The Mechanic Group, for only $125.00. The State of New York also requires all security companies to purchase liability insurance with minimum limits of $300,000 per occurence. Workers compensation and state disability is also required if your firm has any employees, independent contractors, or has more than two officers. All of these items are available from The Mechanic Group.

For your free “Becoming a Private Investigator or Starting a Security Firm Tool Kit,” contact Jeanne Reynolds at The Mechanic Group at (845) 735-0700, or call toll free at (800) 214-0207.


Job Listings


Y & S Technologies Seeking Armed Guards

Y & S Technologies is seeking qualified armed guards for its security division. All applicants must possess a NYS armed guard license or the ability to acquire one. The job […]

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Armed Drivers and Messengers Needed by Garda

Retired law enforcement Officers are needed by Garda’s northeast region. Garda is one of the “big three” armored car companies in the U.S. Their largest branch in the northeast is […]

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Bronx DA’s Office Has Positions for Senior Rackets Investigators

The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is currently recruiting for Senior Rackets Investigators. There are other positions that may be of interest to our retired members as well. You […]

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Two Drivers Needed in Manhattan

Preferred Security & Investigations is looking to hire two retired or active New York City Police Detectives for a full and part time Executive Protection Driving position. The job is […]

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Brosnan Security Hiring Retirees for Retail Security Positions

Brosnan Security is hiring retired Law Enforcement Officers to handle fulltime or part-time shifts for security at retail locations. Valid State Guard License is mandatory. See attached pdf file for […]

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