Black Knight Patrol is a full service private security company located in San Pedro, serving clients all across Southern California!


Black Knight Patrol hires only the most qualified candidates, including military veterans and former law enforcement officers. At Black Knight Patrol, we believe in quality over quantity, which is why we pay our officers above industry average.  

We meet with clients regularly to keep them informed, and listen to any concerns or problems they may be experiencing. Each client is assigned an account manager, whom they can contact anytime they have a question about what's happening on their property. 

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Our Executive Team

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Manuel Jimenez
President/CEO
Qualified Manager

Manuel “Manny” Jimenez is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Black Knight Patrol. Manny enrolled in the LAPD Harbor Division Cadet program at the age of 14 and continued in the program till the age of 18. Through the cadet program, he had his first introduction to law enforcement and security. He found a sense of purpose and camaraderie with his fellow cadets. Through his high school years, Manny was introduced to community service. He fulfilled many hours volunteering and giving back supporting the community that supported him. Taking his level of commitment and support to the next level, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps and was an active Marine for four years and served in the Reserve Component for another 4 years. Manny is a graduate of the Riverside County Sheriff's Academy and maintains his Level 1 P.O.S.T. Certification. In recognition of Manny's contributions to the Security Industry, he was selected in 2021 to serve on the Board of Directors for the California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guards & Associates. In an effort to make the training that all BKP officers go through accessible to the rest of the security industry, Manny founded Harbor Area Security Training in 2021. In addition to the Training Facility, Manny founded Semper Uniforms to provide quality equipment at an affordable rate to Law Enforcement & Security alike.

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Edward Salaz
Chief Operating Officer

Under the Direction of the Qualified Manager, Mr. Ed Salaz serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Black Knight Patrol and oversees all staff and operational functions within the company. His experience at the tactical, operational and strategic levels within the Department of Defense, along with three combat deployments, provides an organizational and operational skillset invaluable to any organization. He served in the United States Army for 30 years, conducting operations in 10 countries, and retiring in September 2015 at the rank of Colonel.

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Dr. Brian Juckett

Director of Training

Dr. Juckett retired from the Gardena Police Department as a sergeant supervising their crime suppression unit, K-9, and SWAT team. He was employed by the Gardena Police Department for 37 years, 32 years as a police officer/sergeant. He received his Doctorate degree in Business Administration from the Northcentral University in February 2016. He also holds a Master degree and Bachelor degree in Emergency management from California State University-Long Beach.