Anthony F. Varchetto, Co-Founder and President of Blue Star Security, LLC., has over 20 years of high-level experience in law enforcement. In January of 2022, he retired from his role as Sergeant with the Chicago Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force to focus his efforts on continuing the growth of the business.

Over the course of his extensive law enforcement career – which included assignments to specialized units such as gang, tactical and narcotics – Anthony developed expertise in risk assessments, investigations and supply chain security. He is both a licensed private security contractor and a licensed private detective in the state of Illinois and holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Safety Management from Calumet College of St. Joseph.

As President of Blue Star Security, Anthony oversees the company’s day-to-day field operations as well as administrative tasks, including licensing, insurance and compliance procedures. He believes in building trusted client relationships and communicates regularly with all clients to ensure that they’re consistently receiving the finest security services in the industry.

Anthony is also a founding member of Bank the Blue, a nonprofit organization that provides mental health resources to law enforcement professionals throughout the Chicagoland area.