Investigations and Security

Licensed Private Detectives

Investigations - Professional Security - Executive Protection - Training


STOPP's investigative unit is available for Civil, Criminal, Domestic and Insurance Investigations, Business and Personal Activity Inquiries, Corporate Theft & Fraud, Criminal Records Search, Asset Recovery, Background Checks, Missing Persons, Skip Tracing, and Computer Forensics.


Our Security Officers are elite professionals skilled in handling your security needs in a calm, polite and professional manner. We offer Plainclothes, Armed and Unarmed Security Services for Banks, Corporations, Construction, Manufacturing, Retail, Schools, Special Events, etc.

Bodyguards and Executive Protection

All Special Officers (Bodyguards) are carefully screened professionals who have been hand picked and extensively trained in-house to provide the very best in armed and unarmed protection.


STOPP's exclusive CCT (Control & Compliance Tactics) Training was designed and certified by internationally recognized martial arts experts, specifically for the professional Security Officer or Executive Protection Officer. It features the most effective unarmed techniques ever developed, for defense and control of aggressive subjects. .

Not only is this training part of STOPP's ongoing training curriculum, but we also offer it to any Security Officer or any company who wants their officers to enhance their present skills, have better control of potentially dangerous situations, and be less likely to end up using excessive force.

About Us

Gary Bennett, MBA, P.I. - Operations Manager - Fraud Investigator - Trainer - has over 35 years of advanced accounting experience across a wide spectrum of industries including internal and investigative auditing, audit trail development, control functions and infrastructure, cash management, specialized analysis and network security audits. In the corporate world Mr. Bennett has served in the roles of CFO (Chief Financial Officer), Controller and Network Systems Administrator. Mr. Bennett is also a master level Martial Arts Trainer with over 35 years in the arts, specializing in close-quarter defensive techniques & tactics, and a Certified Municipal Police Instructor.

Jack Buckley, P.I. - Executive Protection & Training Manager - is an internationally recognized Martial Arts Master Instructor, who has over 35 years experience in 14 different martial arts, holds Black Belt rank in 8 and is ranked in Okinawa as a ninth degree black belt. Hanshi Buckley is well known for having taught at many of the Pittsburgh area colleges and universities. Mr. Buckley is highly skilled in security team organization & management, crowd control and physical compliance techniques.

Jeff Widdowson, P.I. - Investigative & Security Consultant - is a professional investigator and retired police lieutenant with over 30 years of police and investigative experience. He has received extensive training from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in areas as diverse as homicide investigation, organized crime, managing complex drug investigations, and basic hostage negotiations. Mr. Widdowson has served as a member of the Attorney General's Drug Task Force, has been recognized by the PA State Senate as an Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer and by FBI Director Louis Freeh for outstanding service to law enforcement. He has also worked as an investigator for ABC News and Good Morning America.

Together STOPP'S owners bring over 100 years of combined experience to the table, so we can provide the very best in high-end security and investigative services. Our goal is to be the best, hire the best and provide the most professional services in the industry.

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Contact Information:

Business Office
1047 Millwood Road
Derry, PA 15627

Toll Free (888) 305-1412


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Westmoreland County Pennsylvania Private Detective License # 491 MD 2012