Meet the Team: Q&A with Patrol Supervisor James Hoel



How long have you been with Signal 88?

I've been with the company for three years. Time sure flies!

What's your background before you came to us?

I spent eight years active duty with the US Navy and am now in the US Navy Reserves. I have an associates in criminal justice from Tidewater Community College and am finishing my bachelors now in criminal justice/police studies from

Eastern Kentucky University.

What makes a great security guard?

We look for someone who is vigilant and ready to respond at a moment's notice as well as being selfless and taking pride in keeping the community safe.

Why do you like your job?

I love interacting with our clients and learning their specific security needs. When shoppers, employees, residents and others are working, playing or even sleeping on properties we service, I feel a great responsibility to keep them safe.

Why do you choose to work for Signal 88?

Signal 88 takes a state-of-the-art approach to private security. Our surveillance tools and technology, like our Patrolguide routing software, are on the cutting edge and give our clients peace of mind. I know I work for the best company out there.

What's something people might not know about you?

I'm a gym rat and enjoy competing in amateur strongman competitions. I also powerlift and do weight training. Don't mess with this Jim!

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