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A Nationwide Exit of Paragon Units from Hickey/SPIT-FA has Begun!

Updated: Feb 11, 2023

United States - The word is spreading fast among Paragon Systems Inc PSO's from around the country on how SPIT-FA President David L. Hickey is collecting & spending his members hard earned dues money on lawsuits, his own salary and his own personal SPIT-FA Pension Plan aacount.

The breakdown looks like this:

Between 1 MILLION DOLLARS to about a MILLION FIVE and upwards in ongoing lawsuits against individuals and a competitor
Over $100,000 Thousand Dollars personally went to Hickey by way of a salary increase from $177,558 to $278,370.
Hickey has over 1.4 MILLION DOLLARS in his Personal SPIT-FA Pension plan all paid for by his members dues money, whereby contributions continue to fund his pension.

Now factor in the lack of communication and service from Hickey / SPIT-FA you will see why Paragon PSO's nationwide are looking to exit Hickey's / SPIT-FA union.

A Nationwide Exit of Paragon Units from Hickey/SPIT-FA has Begun!

On the heels of this Breaking News a number of Paragon System Inc Protective Services Officers PSO's are already in the process of jumping off Hickey's / SPIT-FA's sinking ship with pending petitions in several NLRB regions which include Paragon units from Boston, to El Paso Texas and now Georgia all of whom are seeking to vote to decertify Hickey / SPIT-FA as their representative.




In total these three Paragon units make up over 600 plus Paragon PSO's who's dues revenue is imperative to the funding of Hickey's / SPIT-FA's weekly salary as well as the funding of Hickey's personal 1.4 Million plus pension fund. In addition to the above several more Paragon System Inc units and/or former units disssatisfied Hickey / SPIT-FA members are signing United Federation LEOS-PBA membership cards and/or are waiting for their open periord to jump off Hickey's / SPIT-FA's sinking ship. This includes Paragon units in Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Idaho, and West Virginia just to name a few.

Government Documents we have obtained reveal how SPIT-FA President has 1.4 Million Dollars in Hickey's personal retirement plan as noted below all paid for by his members dues money. The documents also reveal that Hickey is the only active employee receiving this MONEY!

No other SPIT-FA officer and/or Executive Board member is a participant of this International SPIT-FA pension fund according to the documents below. WHY is Hickey the only one entitled to these 1.4 Million dollars all paid for by his members' hard earned dues money?

DAVE HICKEY 1-4-MILLION PENSION PLAN DOCUMENTS 20220112133551NAL0022685746001 (1)
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In addition to the 1.4 Million dollar pension fund SPIT-FA President Hickey also has increased his salary by $100,000 thousand dollars according to Department of Labor documents filed by Hickey / SPIT-FA which we obtained. See below and compare the differences of Hickey's / SPIT-FA salaries from one year to the next.

We wish to note: That based on our belief we believe not only is Hickey's pension being funded each year to the tune of $100,000 or more, we believe Hickey has been receiving his pension money since the age of 60 years old (9 Years) since he is now 69 years old and in addition most likely has been receiving social security money along with his yearly salary & benefits in the amount of $278,370 making Hickey / SPIT-FA one of the highest paid union officials in the country.

The maximum benefit depends on the age you retire. For example, if you retire at full retirement age in 2023, your maximum benefit would be $3,627. However, if you retire at age 62 in 2023, your maximum benefit would be $2,572. If you retire at age 70 in 2023, your maximum benefit would be $4,555.Jan 3, 2023

DAVE-HICKEY-DOL-LM2 03_31_2021 (3)
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DAVE-HICKEY-DOL-LM2 03_31_2022 (3)
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This is a developing story.

United Federation LEOS-PBA now represents more Paragon Systems Inc Protective Service Officers PSO's than any other security union. Representing Paragon PSO's in Los Angeles California, Riverside, San Bernardino counties, San Diego & Imperial counties, California, Kentucky, New York City, Upstate New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, & Washington DC Capitol Region just to mention a few.

If you wish to join or form a security union at your workplace them please join the United Federation LEOS-PBA Law Enforcement Officers Security & Police Benefit Association the true authority of Law Enforcement, Protective Service Officers, Special Police Officers, Security Police Officers, Nuclear Security Officers, K9 Handlers, Security Officers, Security Guards and Security Professionals nationwide. Contact us today @ 1-800-516-0094 or visit our website @

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