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Reliance Security Announces New Ownership

– Company’s longtime Chief Operating Officer Joel Logan purchases security services firm –

LAS VEGAS – September 4, 2019 – Reliance Security, a veteran-founded, full-service security company, announced today the transfer of ownership from founder Steve Rybar to the organization’s longtime Chief Operating Officer, Joel Logan.

Logan, with an extensive background in security and law enforcement, has worked closely with Rybar since the company’s inception in 2012 to provide clients with exceptional security services and solutions. As Reliance’s new owner and CEO, Logan will oversee operations and maintain the existing brand, team, and service offerings.

A former law enforcement officer for more than 10 years, Logan has expertise in Use of Force and the associated liability training. While employed by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department and San Bernardino Police Department, Logan was responsible for managing and evaluating the performance of Police Officers. He created policy and procedure manuals and was a trainer in report writing and critical incident documentation. In addition, Logan has expertise in private security, managing teams in excess of 400 officers. Previously, he received government security clearance and served as a Lead Investigator for an aerospace company. He served as Corporate Security Officer and Contract Manager on a Department of Homeland Security federal contract.

I’m honored that Steve has entrusted me to carry on the mission of the company he created. Along with the wonderful staff that will remain intact, we will strive to preserve its foundation and continue to provide our clients with exceptional service,” shared Logan.

Reliance offers security services to residential community associations, hotels and resorts, high net-worth individuals, general contractors, commercial and corporate developments, and at major events.

“There’s no better person to carry it forward than Joel. I’m certain that he will maintain the emphasis on Reliance’s values, service, and excellence,” said Rybar.

Rybar, a former FBI agent, will serve on Reliance’s Board of Directors and provide consultation services to the company.

About Reliance Security

Reliance Security is a veteran-founded, full-service security company headquartered in Las Vegas. With an executive team that possesses more than 115 years of combined experience in law enforcement, the military and private security, Reliance provides carefully screened and trained security personnel and uses the latest technology to enhance its offerings. The company provides services throughout the Las Vegas region and surrounding communities. For more information, please visit

Upcoming Local/Regional Training Events

NCMS is hosting there Chapter Security Symposium on September 26th

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Desert Research Institute
755 East Flamingo Rd, SNSC Building, Room 182
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Below are some of the presentations that will be held:

  • NISS – Everything you need to know presented by our own Sheila Garland, ISP®
  • Using the SCAP SCC Tool presented by Sean Pebley from SecureStrux
  • Personal Security Clearance Law Updates presented by Tod Stephens, ISP® from Armstrong Teasdale LLP
  • Cybersecurity Updates from the FBI
  • Domestic Terrorism presentation by the FBI including their case  study video “Revolutionary Act”
  • AND our NCMS President Catherine Kaohi, ISP® will be resenting the State of the Society and be on our “ask a board member panel with Board member Hazel Martinez, ISP®

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The Police Athletic League (PAL) of Southern Nevada will be hosting their annual golf tournament at Angel Park on Friday, November 1st. Daniel Barry, Board of Directors for PAL, is inviting the ASIS Las Vegas Chapter and their friends to sign up and to attend this great annual event. They are in dire need of golfers, sponsors and raffle prizes. PAL is a tremendous organization that helps young people in our community. You can learn more and register

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