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3 Things to Consider for Your Annual Security Budget

Security Spending Budget It’s the beginning of a new year, and as many organizations are reviewing their annual budgets, they are unsure how to plan their security spending for the upcoming year. The first step in security budget planning is to understand your security needs. At DK Security, we believe...
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A Corporate Outstanding Performer to close out 2023

Twice each year, DK Security invites all corporate employees to nominate one of their coworkers for our top peer-voted commendation: The Corporate Outstanding Performer award. We're delighted to announce HR Generalist Raequel Washington as our Corporate Outstanding Performer to conclude 2023. Reading time: 2 minutes   Raequel Washington joined DK...
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Meet the Faces Behind DK Security: Thao Tran

Employee Spotlight Series At DK Security, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We believe that getting to know our team members outside of work creates a more connected workplace. That’s why we’re excited to re-introduce our Employee Spotlight series, where we shine a spotlight on the...
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A Story of Service: Veterans Day 2023

This Veterans Day, we celebrate over 200 U.S. military veterans who wear the DK Security badge across the Midwest. We are profoundly grateful to each of our veterans for defending our nation. One such individual is Dawn Holmes, our event security supervisor for the Lansing area. As we thank all...
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Johnny Kendall promoted to Vice President

It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Johnny Kendall to Vice President of Marketing & Business Development at DK Security. In addition to his lifelong membership in the DK family, Johnny has been an integral part of our marketing team since 2018 when he joined us...
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Shining a light on solar-powered security with RIO™

Have you ever noticed a security camera sitting above solar panels on a tall pole? You may have seen them driving past a construction site, substation, or your local supermarket parking lot. Artificially intelligent solar-powered security is being used more and more these days to surveil open areas without the...
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How DK Security partners with extensive industries

  The security industry is special in its versatility – a quality security partner is adaptable and serves a wide range of industries. At DK Security, our nearly 30 years of experience has developed us into a partner that is capable of providing excellent service to various industries and unique...
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DK Security leads free safety training with community partners

Unexpected encounters with strangers are common and can be uncomfortable or even threatening. Despite their unpredictability, however, there are ways to better expect the unexpected. De-escalation and situational awareness training is an excellent way to educate you on creating positive outcomes from challenging situations. DK Security recently co-hosted such a...
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Introducing the DK Security AI Robotics Division

Artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly important role in the evolution of the security industry, with new and effective tools transforming the way organizations secure their people and assets. DK Security is excited to join this effort by launching a brand-new robotics division that will continuously improve the security of...
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DK Security Launches A.I. Robotic Solutions

DK Security announced a partnership today with Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), a wholly owned subsidiary of Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc. (OTCPK:AITX) to deliver artificial intelligence-based security robotic solutions to organizations in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. As a newly contracted dealer of RAD products, DK Security is invested in the security application of AI...
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Cultural Spotlight: Lion Dancing with Lotus Boyz GR

Have you ever experienced a lion dance? Until recently, most of us at DK Security in Grand Rapids had not. However, one of our corporate recruiters, a Chinese-Vietnamese first-generation American, helped change that. Thanks to Thao Tran and her friends at Lotus Boyz GR, we were able to encounter this...
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DK Employee Spotlight: Ziad Al Omar

A Perspective on Freedom, Perseverance, and Positivity Ziad Al Omar was born and raised in Iraq under Saddam Hussein’s regime. He immigrated to the United States in August of 2016. By May of 2017, he was working for DK Security in Lansing. Mr. Al Omar’s story of belief and perseverance...
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Former Account Director Promoted to Vice President of Operations

At DK Security, we not only provide high-quality security services to our clients, but also foster a culture of opportunity and advancement for our employees. We believe that by investing in our team, we strengthen the company as a whole and create fulfilling careers.  This January, we're delighted to announce...
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Command Center Supervisor Receives Outstanding Performer Award

Our Grand Rapids corporate command center provides vital communication and support to every employee companywide. Led by supervisor Blake Roderick, it has lately become one of the highest functioning employee teams in the entire company. For his continued efforts to build a stronger and more cohesive department, Blake is our...
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Behind the Scenes: Security at Van Andel Arena

Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids’ largest entertainment venue, is bracing for a busy season of events with the return of Griffins hockey and new arrivals Grand Rapids Gold of the NBA G-League. As the Grand Rapids Business Journal recently described it, though, “that’s pretty much normal.” DK Security was recognized...
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