Fairview Heights Illinois Bodyguard Services


If you need to hire Bodyguard & Executive Security Services in Fairview Heights, Illinois you should trust Dark Site Operations, a licensed, insured, and professionally trained Executive Protection Company that is the premiere Protective Security firm owned & operated by former Law Enforcement Special Operations Officer Michael Bland has owned and operated Dark Site Operations  for 8 years after working 20 years in Law Enforcement and has successfully handled many complex Security & Risk related problems for people and businesses. Contact us today for a Free Quote.

When people or companies need to hire a Private Security Contractor in Missouri or Illinois they trust Dark Site Operations, a Missouri Executive Protection Firm that is comprised of former Law Enforcement Special Operations & Military Personnel with 25 years combined experience in conducting real world Law Enforcement High Risk Swat Sniper Missions, Dignitary Protection for Presidential Candidates, and Covert Operations as a Private Investigations Agency in the State of Missouri and consulting on Security & Investigations Globally.

The owner and operator, Michael Bland is a former highly decorated St. Louis County Police Officer who has received numerous awards as an officer and is most known for apprehending a Russian Nationalist whom was the first person entered wanted as a Terrorist in the State of Missouri, apprehended a man who was a domestic terrorist enroute to a Nuclear Power Plant armed with an arsenal of weapons, and taken into custody by the F.B.I., as well as taking down yet another Domestic Extremist group that was operating in numerous states at which time Bland was instrumental in providing Sniper Over Watch for these take downs assisted by the F.B.I., Kentucky State Police Swat Team, United States Coast Guard Intelligence Division, A.T.F., and several other Federal Law Enforcement Agencies. After Law Enforcement Career Michael Bland owned and operated Shadow Company Global Investigations firm and conducted Private Investigations for 8 years successfully in the State of Missouri and Globally.


For a Free Personal Protection / Exec Security Services Consultation in the State of Missouri or Illinois we can be reached 24 hours a day at our toll free business line our you can leave a detailed email message via the Dark Site Operations Contact Page and a highly trained Private Security Contractor form the Dark Site Operations Company will be in touch to see if we can provide you with our expert Security or Protection Services in the State of Illinois & Missouri. We are headquartered locally in Saint Louis, Mo and can provide Expert Private Security or Protective Services at a moment’s notice from Chicago, Il to Ozarks, Mo.

Our Tactical Certifications & Protection Experience

Assisted United States Secret Service in Protection of Candidates Palin & McCain, Sniper OverWatch on Extremist Compound and Raid of Extremist Compound, Former Police Chief, S.W.A.T. Sniper, Mixed Martial Arts Instructor, Gun & Knife Defense, Police Sniper School 1, Sniper School 2, Hostage Rescue Trained, Swat Trained, High Risk Search Warrants & Mission Planning, High Risk Vehicle Stops, Active Shooter Response Trained, Terrorism Awareness & Weapons of Mass Destruction, Response to Bomb Threat & Safety Protocols, Defensive Driving 1 & 2, Escape & Evasion Certified, Wilderness Survival & Self Rescue Certified, Emergency Medical, AED, CPR, Ambush & Counter-Ambush Trained, Counter-Intel, Spanish Language.

Missouri & Illinois Executive Protection Services We Offer

We are not your average Security Officer Company in that we posssess much higer skill sets offering highly specialized Asymmetric & Discreet Security Solutions to your Security problems Services in Missouri & Illinois that many firms either do not have the experience or confidence to carry the services requested. 

When people or Executives need Private Security Contractors in Illinois, Missouri or Saint Louis that can act Covertly, Discreetly, and think Asymmetrically in our Security Tasks and Capabilities there is no other Private Protection Security Firm in Missouri or the Midwestern United States that possess the skill sets we do. 

When execs, board members, politicians, high wealth families, celebrities, musicians, lawyers, judges, prosecuting attorneys or dignitaries in Missouri and Illinois need protection services they call Dark Site Operations (DSO) for their ability to provide covert & overt personal / executive Security Services in Missouri and Illinois.

We are trained in all weapons platforms, Evasive Driving, Real Time Intelligence Gathering, Counter-Intel, Counter-Surveillance, Bug Sweeps, Bomb Detection, Basic & Advanced Emergency Medical Training in the case of an emergency during Tactical & Armed Response Security Services while operating as Private Security & Private Military Contractors in St. Louis, Mo, or Belleville, Il regions. 

Private Bodyguard & Close Protection Teams In Illinois – Missouri

Executive / Personnel Protection Security in Illinois & Missouri

Advance logistical preparations and evasive route planning

VIP & Executive Protection, Private Bodyguards for Hire in St. Louis  and Illinois

Certified Protection Operators for Hire in Midwest Regions

Our unique and innovative threat intelligence approach to the protection task at hand in Illinois & Missouri

Comprehensive & Classy  Protective Security solutions in Missouri and Illinois like those used by Federal Special Operations Groups & Military Special Operations Teams. 

Illinois and Missouri Executive Protection & Private Armed Bodyguards, Armed Residential Security, Close Detachment-Protection Teams

Real Time Actionable Intelligence For Early Threat Detection in Missouri & Illinois

Dangerous Employee / Hostile Termination Monitoring


Close Protection Services in Missouri & Illinois

Missouri & Illinois Close Protection Security Services we offer rank among the highest quality Security Services in Illinois, Missouri and Saint Louis, Mo areas. We provide expert trained Armed & Unarmed Security professionals to protect communities, warehouses, gated communities, retail, commercial, and entertainment events by providing a safe atmosphere from violent attacks that have increased two-fold over the last decade such as active shooter attacks, bombings, terrorism, and domestic extremists. Missouri and Illinois Crime is also running rampant leaving police departments unable to provide a sense of feeling or being safe any longer to the public. We fill this need by providing Missouri and Illinois private security guard services & police patrol services that have powers of arrest and a direct line of communication to their police department or emergency fire & medical rescue services when most security companies have the long delay of calling a security dispatcher and then checking with a supervisor to see if they need to escalate a situation. This is the difference when you hire dark Site Operations you know you have hired Law Enforcement Professionals with 25 years’ experience and are very confident in making tough decisions with no time to think about it.

Why Hire a Local Executive Protection Agency in Missouri or Illinois?

The reason to hire a local Illinois & Missouri Private Security Company like Dark Site Operations is that you have a local friendly face that you can get to know, and trust verses a nationwide cookie cutter security company that just slaps up a website covering numerous locations on the map and really has no idea about the culture, layout, or local laws in your area. Our Security & Protection professionals in the Midwest we provide have worked the dangerous streets of Missouri and St. Louis as street cops for their entire career and there is no better experience than this in St. Louis for people or companies looking to hire Security Officers or Protection Specialists for Missouri or Illinois Businesses. We hire only Military Veterans or Law Enforcement trained personnel who undergo a rigorous background investigation, drug screening, and polygraph testing to insure we are hiring the very best in the private security industry to meet your needs.

A Midwest Executive Protection Company trusted above all others

The reason we are trusted above all others in Missouri and Illinois is because the founder Michael Bland personally makes sure that Dark Site Operations abides by all Local, State, and Federal Laws regarding the Security industry, Use of Force Laws, and Carrying Concealed Laws.

Our Private Security & Military Contractors have had a career of professional tactical training, evasive driving, self-defense, and medical training. However, we also send all security professionals we hire to a Security & Executive Protection Training Academy to put the icing on the cake in terms of signing off on our professionals with a standard of training that far exceeds any other local or nationwide private security firm. Dark Site Operations members have all been in deadly force scenarios at some point and realize that de-escalating a violent situation is far more important than letting ego involved and escalating it.

What is The Cost of Missouri & Illinois Executive Protection Companies?

Private Security rates in Missouri & Illinois vary based on where a client is located, the difficulty of the protection detail, and whether the client’s situation will require a team or one Protection Agent. Because we cover Illinois cities like Edwardsville, IL, this puts us in a central hub for the Edwardsville, East St. Louis, and Metro-East area.

What is Covert-Protection Details in Missouri or Illinois?

Close Detachment Teams in Midwest USA

We receive calls and emails daily from high profile VIP clients in Illinois & Missouri needing Private Security Contractors, Armed Guards, Unarmed Guards, and Executive Protection for Wealthy Families, Celebrities, High Net Worth Individuals, VIP’s, Board of Directors, Business Owners, Judges, Prosecuting Attorneys, and Rich families trying to prevent Kidnap & Ransom, Extortion, Blackmail, Sex Trafficking, Private Hostage Rescue in Missouri, Illinois, Nationwide.