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To provide corporations, educational institutions, and faith-based organizations with a comprehensive Emergency Response Plan that focuses on Prevention, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.


About Levine Security Solutions


Levine Security Solutions was established in 2011 in Northeast Ohio as a customized security consulting organization.

With over 75 years of combined experience, our senior members are active duty law enforcement, fire safety specialists, and cyber security analysts. Serving in both the public and private sectors, we leverage our experience, knowledge, and training with up-to-date techniques and technology to meet both traditional and modern threats.

As SWAT officers, detectives, crime scene investigators, fire inspectors, and I.T. consultants, we’ve seen the many different forms and degrees in which threats appear. In our active duty positions, our members are exposed to the best response and protective measures. We constantly integrate them into our custom-tailored security solutions. 

At Levine Security Solutions, our primary focus is in helping organizations be better prepared for manmade and natural disasters. We help commercial and business institutions, houses of worship, schools, and other soft targets gain confidence in their ability to plan for, react to, and recover from life-threatening events.

We help organizations create their own Crisis Management Team and provide emergency preparedness response training for staff members and administrators. This allows for the Emergency Response Plan to be committed muscle-memory and decisive action in the face of conflict.

For management personnel and primary stakeholders, Levine Security Solutions creates a workplace violence policy with protocols, facilitates tabletop exercises, and coordinates emergency drills. Training for employees in the areas of fire safety, trauma-first aid, and de-escalation techniques are also available. If you’ve come this far, it’s clear that safety is important to you and your organization. We believe that safety is not something that you should hope for, but together we can plan for.

About Our Founder

Jim currently serves as a full-time Police Officer for a department in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

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Jim Levine

President / CEO

Jim Levine started his law enforcement career with the Arlington County, VA Police Department. During his tenure, he served as a SWAT instructor and Field Training Officer (FTO).

Jim co-founded and served as Executive Vice President of Vance International, Inc., a prominent global security organization headquartered right outside of Washington, D.C. He focused on designing customized security solutions for both private and government organizations, managing the on-site implementation of high-level security personnel and global facility protection.

After leaving the private sector, Levine returned to active-duty law enforcement and continued his role as an officer and SWAT member in Northeast Ohio. Levine is certified in active shooter response techniques and in so doing created our renown ELF threat response program. Jim has received certified training from Department of Homeland Security and National Center for Biomedical Research and Training, Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education.

Jim is certified through the Ohio Crime Prevention Association in the concepts of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) and Crisis Intervention Training. He is involved with various faith-based and community organizations in a leadership role and recognized security expert.

Levine has a Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement Administration from Kent State University and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Studies and Applied Forensic Science from George Washington University.

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