Joseph Delia MPPA

Senior Director


Joe is currently the Senior Director of Security Consulting Services for GardaWorld in the United States. He leads a division that specializes in security risk management, physical security assessments, corporate investigations, workplace violence training/mitigation, and other specialized security needs.

Joe has provided consulting services to AARP, Nike, International Monetary Fund, Oxygen Network, Washington University Medical Center, Ranken Jordan Pediatric Hospital, Ascension Healthcare, Harrah’s Casino, and numerous other businesses.

In 2016, Joe retired as a Deputy Chief of Police for a St. Louis area department. He is a 27-year veteran with extensive investigative experience in a wide variety of cases, including organized crime, complex fraud schemes, and money laundering. For over ten years, he served as a “Task Force Agent,” assigned to the FBI, DEA, and IRS-CID task forces.

Joe is the recipient of the national “Top Cop” award, Directors Award for Distinguished Service from the United States Attorney General and has been recognized by the Missouri Legislature. He is also the past recipient of the Medal of Valor and has received numerous commendations for his investigative expertise from other agencies, including the FBI, DEA, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Joe is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in the Administration of Justice, and a Master in Public Policy and Administration.


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