Protecting Religious Institutions

Our expertise lies in harmonizing the welcoming atmosphere of religious institutions with the imperative for secure environments. Our dedication to religious security stands as an unwavering shield in any hall of worship, preserving the tranquility of spiritual sanctuaries. We weave a seamless tapestry of protection allowing worshipers to find peace in an environment free from worldly concerns.

As guardians of these sacred realms, we understand the delicate balance between open spiritual engagement and the need for a secure haven. With cutting-edge technology and a commitment to the highest standards, we fortify the bonds that unite our religious community. Embrace the peace of mind that comes with our comprehensive religious security solutions, allowing every prayer, meditation, and sacred gathering to unfold without interruption. In this joining of faith and protection, worshippers can immerse themselves in the divine experience, knowing that their spiritual home is safeguarded with utmost reverence.

Securing Sacred Spaces

Embark on a journey of spiritual enlightenment within our educational sanctuaries, where the pursuit of knowledge is fortified by unwavering security measures. As guardians of these sacred spaces of learning, we prioritize the safety of every mind on its quest for deeper spiritual understanding. Our commitment to security is seamlessly woven into the fabric of these classrooms and libraries, creating an environment where intellectual exploration thrives in tranquility.

With state-of-the-art security protocols, we ensure that the pursuit of knowledge occurs within the protected embrace of faith, fostering a harmonious convergence of intellectual curiosity and spiritual growth. Join us as we cultivate a haven where the pursuit of wisdom is safeguarded and minds are free to explore the profound intersection of faith and knowledge.

A Security Company You Can Rely On

We prioritize creating safe spaces for our community. Contact our security sales team at 443-834-6697 to customize a solution for your religious organization. We’re eager to work with you for a safer tomorrow.

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.