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DK Security is a full-service security and investigations company offering a variety of for a wide range of security related services.

Uniform Security • Armed Security • Event Management

Executive Protection • Loss Prevention • Investigations

Threat Analysis • Background Screening • HonorLine

Fingerprinting • High Risk Terminations


Concealed weapons inside Van Andel Arena would be a ‘big mistake,’ says head of security firm

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Allowing patrons to carry concealed weapons inside the Van Andel Arena would be a “big mistake,” according to the head of the security firm for the arena and other public venues in West Michigan.

“We are vehemently opposed to allowing firearms in the arena building by patrons,” John Kendall, president and CEO […]

By |May 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Private security firm hired to guard Michigan’s National Guard bases and facilities

GRAND RAPIDS – The state has hired a West Michigan-based private security firm to protect six of its National Guard and Air National Guard bases and facilities.

In a 5-year, $15 million contract, DK Security will provide armed security services at six military installations around the state.

The facilities include Camp Grayling, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, […]

By |January 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State Contract for National Guard Bases

2012 began with a new contract from the State of Michigan to protect 6 National Guard and Air National Guard bases.

By |January 1st, 2012|Timeline|0 Comments

Soo Locks Contract

DK Security won it’s first Federal contract in 2010, providing security for the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie Michigan. Nearly 7,000 vessels travel through these locks on a yearly basis.

By |December 14th, 2010|Timeline|0 Comments

Kalamazoo River Oil Spill

DK Security was hired to provide security for the Kalamazoo River Oil spill in 2010. A six-foot break in the pipeline resulted in the largest inland oil spill, and one of the costliest spills in U.S. history.

By |October 18th, 2010|Timeline|0 Comments

DK Security will add 150 employees by acquiring Joseph A. Young & Associates

KENTWOOD — West Michigan’s largest security and investigation firm, DK Security Inc., whose client list includes Spartan Stores Inc., Van Andel Arena and Wolverine World Wide Inc., is expanding eastward.

DK is acquiring Mason-based Joseph A. Young & Associates Inc., which provides security for Capitol City Airport, the Lansing school district and Lansing Lugnuts minor-league baseball […]

By |March 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Acquisition of Joseph A Young & Associates

DuHadway, Kendall, and Associates acquired Joseph A. Young & Associates in Lansing in 2009. This acquisition included adding 150 employees and impressive contracts including Capital Region International Airport and the Lansing Lugnuts.

By |March 5th, 2009|Timeline|0 Comments

Headquarters Move

In December of 2002, DK Security moved thier headquarters from downtown Grand Rapids to their current location of 5160 Falcon View Avenue.

By |December 13th, 2002|Timeline|0 Comments

Investigations to Uniform Security

In 1998, DK Security was able to secure two large investigation contracts, which resulted in providiing uniform security services for two very prominent food distributors in the Grand Rapids region. Both are some of our oldest and most valued clients. One of which also led us to the start of our loss prevention division as […]

By |January 23rd, 1998|Timeline|0 Comments

Van Andel Arena

When Van Andel Arena opened in 1996, they entrusted DK Security to ensure the safety of their patrons. DK Security has provided event security and uniform security since their opening.

By |November 15th, 1996|Timeline|0 Comments