Elias Williams, Vice President of Operations for DK Security

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 Elias Williams as the newest Vice President of Operations for East Michigan. Starting as a part time security officer nine years ago, Elias has since taken every opportunity to advance his career and is now among DK's greatest success stories.

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Command center supervisor Blake Roderick receives outstanding performer award from DK Security

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 latest Outstanding Performer award recipient.

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DK Security event staff receiving guests in front of Van Andel Arena

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.”

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American flag patch on military uniform

DK veterans share their military stories

Each November 11th is Veterans Day, a time to honor and celebrate the individuals who have worn the uniform of our country. DK Security proudly employs over 200 veterans across our state-wide security teams; this year, we’re taking a little extra time to reflect on the experiences of our DK vets and spoke with a select few of them.

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A salute to service: Veterans Day 2022 at DK Security

A salute to service: Veterans Day 2022

This Veterans Day, we are honored to recognize the many veterans employed by DK Security for their sacrifices and their service to our country. We benefit daily from their commitment to our safety and security. The freedoms we enjoy come at a price, and we are thankful for all the ways our veterans have and continue to protect these freedoms.

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Security services through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic security guards Michigan

Security services through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

Since early 2020, the COVID-19 viral pandemic has left a powerful impact on physical safety across industries and influences the way we conduct business today. At DK Security, we consider personal health to be a crucial part of the security industry; our commitment to providing physically safe spaces extends to the health and well-being of our clients, employees, and communities.

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DK Security Kevin Belk Former GRPD Police Chief

A Career in Law Enforcement With Police Chief Kevin Belk

Since the founding of DK Security, law enforcement leadership perspectives have been central to the reputation and expertise we’ve built in the security industry. In 2016, Kevin Belk joined DK Security as Senior Vice President, bringing with him 34 years of law enforcement experience which culminated with seven years as chief of police for the Grand Rapids Police Department.

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