Trident Security is a high-level security firm providing services for corporations and wealthy individuals. It was founded by Dennis Laughton in 1996 and had grown impressively since then. In 2006 the California branch was opened with John Creighton in charge. Headquarters are located in New York, and other offices are located in Boston, Chicago, Miami, London, Frankfurt, and Istanbul. The company's hiring strategy is to recruit its managers from the elite of the local police departments.