About Us

Chandler & Associates Private Investigations, LLC d/b/a Platinum Protection Service is a veteran-owned small business. We provide a network of highly knowledgeable, professional and skilled security officers to meet the needs of our clients. PPS is a contract security company providing risk management across the State of Tennessee. PPS has provided service for some of the top television personalities in Nashville, and many of country music’s biggest stars. We have over 30 years of law enforcement experience and military operations across the globe.

Our company is comprised of former military trained personnel, law enforcement officers, armed and unarmed security officers and experienced investigators. We are registered with the (SAM) System for Award Management, (D-U-N-S) Duns & Bradstreet, (NSA) National Security Agency – (CAGE) Commercial and Government Entity, (SDVB) Tennessee Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise, (CCR) Central Contractor Registry, (NAICS) 561611, 561612, & 611699 for federal, state, and local contract bids. Certified (VOSB) Veteran Owned Small Business & (SDVOSB) Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business.

Security Services

On-Site Armed and Unarmed Security Professionals | On-Site Off Duty Police Protection | Patrol Vehicle Services | Hostile Terminations | Fire Watch | Traffic Control | Special Events Security | Security Response Services | Risk Management Services

Private Investigations

Undercover Operations | Drone Surveillance | Background Investigations | Arson Investigations | Workman’s Compensation & Private Insurance Investigations | Domestic Investigations | Death Investigations | Interviews and Fact Finding

Civil Process

Subpoenas | General Litigation | Foreclosure Documents | Divorce Papers | Custody | Visitation Papers | Landlord & Tenant

Executive Protection

Executives| Politicians | Domestic or Foreign Dignitaries | Entertainment and Sports Celebrities | Other Notable Individuals


We strive to train, motivate, and inspire individuals to become professionals in the security and investigation industry.

  • Unarmed Guard License
  • Armed Guard License
  • Firearm Training
  • Active Threat Training
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Private Investigation Training
  • Criminal Investigation Training
  • Leosa and ASP Training
  • “We are the insurance agency (Security Operator Insurance) for Chandler & Associates. Not only is Mr. Chandler highly qualified and professional, but he has the coverage to back it up! Highly Recommend.”

  • “Platinum Protection provides a quality security enforcement service. A very professional team with well qualified officers. Not only will you receive excellent protection services for your business, you will also receive a courteous and knowledgeable guard who can help provide your business with exceptional customer relations. If you're faced with a situation that requires a private protection officer to be placed in your business, whether it be Armed officer or unarmed officer. You will receive the absolute best service available every single time.”

  • “We recommend Terry Chandler! In our experiences with Terry we have found Terry to be reliable and honest! We enjoy working with Terry Chandler Jr on any case!”