Tailor-Made Security Solutions

As the Cannabis industry continues to expand in Maryland, robust security measures are crucial to safeguarding valuable assets, ensuring compliance, and maintaining a secure environment. Defender One is a registered business with the Maryland Cannabis Administration and we credential our employees.

We provide comprehensive security services tailored to the unique needs of cannabis operations. From cultivation facilities to dispensaries and distribution centers, our team is can design and implement a tailor-made security solution to protect your business.

Expert Security for Cannabis Ventures

What sets us apart? Our proactive, 24/7, communication access and top-tier customer service guarantee a smooth and hassle-free experience for our clients.

Additionally, we have the resources and expertise to execute any security project. From our state-of-the-art mobile command center, to governmental integration, to magnetometers and background searches and more, Defender One has a security solution for your unique needs. 

Access Control Mastery

Access control systems restrict entry to authorized personnel only. These systems fortify your cannabis facility against unauthorized access and ensure the confidentiality of your operation.

Surveillance Vigilance

Strategic deployment of surveillance infrastructure provides 24/7 monitoring, deterring potential threats and offering real-time visibility into every corner of your cannabis facility.

Intrusion Detection Shield

Intrusion detection and alarm systems will deliver instant alerts for unauthorized access, enabling swift response to potential security breaches and minimizing the impact on your operation.

Regulatory Compliance Assurance

To ensure seamless compliance with industry regulations, we offer specialized services to support record-keeping, surveillance requirements, and other regulatory nuances unique to the cannabis sector.

Security Personnel Excellence

Our trained security personnel, well-versed in cannabis industry challenges, provide on-site security and comprehensive training, ensuring your staff and assets are protected by seasoned professionals committed to excellence.

Protect Your Cannabis Retail Store
with Defender One Security

Our team of highly trained uniformed security professionals stands ready to protect your retail store.

Contact us at 443-834-6697 to discuss your security needs.

Cynthia Cox

Human Resources Manager

With 21 years of management experience across various industries, including staffing, transportation, small business ownership, accounting, and operations, Cynthia brings a wealth of knowledge and a robust skill set to Defender One. Her diversified background has equipped her with a keen understanding of multiple business domains, making her an invaluable asset to the team.

Matthew Goodman

Assistant Director of Operations
Matt currently serves as Defender One’s Assistant Director of Operations. Matt is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Defender One and works closely with the Director of Operations & Training to implement goals and objectives for the company. As a nationally certified School Resource Officer and Force Science Analyst, Matt brings an interpersonal and holistic approach to the industry. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from York College. Outside of work, Matt is an avid outdoorsmen, spending time perfecting his landscaping skills. Matt also enjoys quality time with his wife Ashley, and two cats, Ollie and Leo, as well as watching the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens.

Jennifer Krieger

Director of Human Resources
Jen currently serves as Defender One’s Director of Human Resources, managing our HR and back end finance teams. Jen has 30 years of experience in healthcare benefits administration, retirement benefits, financial planning and human resources. Jen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Master’s Degree in Finance from Loyola University. Jen prioritizes an employee focused and driven company, with an emphasis on client and employee satisfaction. Outside of work, Jen enjoys running, watching her daughter play Division 1 Lacrosse, and playing with her grand-dogs.

Jared Krieger

Director of Operations & Training
Jared currently serves as the Director of Operations & Training at Defender One. In this role, Jared is responsible for the overall operations and training of Defender One and its staff. Jared currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security & Counterterrorism. Jared is board certified in Security Management and Board certified as a Physical Security Processional by the American Society of Industrial Security. Jared is also an accredited Law Enforcement instructor in the following disciplines: Firearms, OC Spray, Expandable Baton, Handcuff, Taser, Defensive Tactics, and Force Science Analytics. Outside of work, Jared enjoys traveling and spending time with his girlfriend and three dogs.

Jon Krieger

Jon is the President and Founder of Defender One. Jon started Defender One in 2009, with the goal of bridging the gap between conventional security guards and law enforcement. Jon had a long and distinguished career in a large metropolitan police department for over 30 years, holding supervisory positions in several units, including patrol, internal affairs, traffic and community outreach. Jon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park. Outside of work, Jon spends his time spoiling his grand-dogs Fred and Barney, supporting the Ravens and Orioles, and watching his daughter play Division 1 Lacrosse.