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American Public Defense, Inc.

American Public Defense, Inc.

(312) 834-7273

American Public Defense, Inc.

5 years in business
9453 S Ashland Ave Ste 10
Chicago, IL 60620-5105
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (847) 804-8273
  • (872) 808-0208
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 10/20/2014
Business Started: 11/26/2011
Business Started Locally: 11/26/2011
Business Incorporated: 11/26/2013 in IL
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Lewis Brown, President
Business Category
  • Security Guard & Patrol Service
  • Real Estate Maintenance Protection Plan
  • Police Equipment
  • Parking Attendant Service
  • Security Control Equipment & System Monitors
  • Security Cameras
  • Towing - Automotive
  • Traffic & Parking Consultants
  • Training Programs
  • NAICS: Parking Lots and Garages

Service Area
We service the following area(s): City of Chicago - Far North Side
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
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American Public Defense Inc. is a personal security guard service which provides security details for individuals as well as for companies and events. Located in Chicago, IL, this firm serves the greater Chicagoland area, including Brookfield, Evanston, Skokie, Niles, Lincolnwood, Park Ridge, Wheeling, Gold, Glenview, Kenilworth, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Mt Prospect, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Bensenville, Wood Dale, Itasca, Medinah, Bartlett, Hanover Park, Streamwood, Norridge, Melrose Park, Elmhurst, Franklin Park, Elmwood Park, Northlake, Berkeley, Oak Park, Maywood, Broadview, Hines, Stickney, Lyons, Westchester, La Grange, La Grange Park, Brookfield, Oakbrook Terrace, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, and Villa Park. The company has been in business since 2011 and employs both current and former military personnel as well as off-duty police officers to provide professional expertise to their security firm.

This company offers personal security services and security assistance for individuals, companies, and event managers. The company provides professional bodyguards for high-profile individuals, such as government officials, local celebrities, and others who need security for events or everyday activities, as well as security for events such as sports games, concerts, political rallies, and festivals. American Public Defense Inc. also provides nightclubs, malls, and retail stores with security and bouncers for their establishments to maintain order and prevent fights or theft. The company assists local police officers and law enforcement with their everyday activities as well by responding to emergency calls in authorized areas and monitoring their jurisdiction for terrorism or suspicious activity. There is also a variety of self-defense and protection products available for sale from their website.

Visit the website for American Public Defense Inc. to learn more about the company, view the full list of services available, and contact the company to request services.

State Private Security Contractors License: #119-001535

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American Public Defense, Inc.

American Public Defense, Inc.


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