Memphis, TN (PRWEB) May 8, 2008
Central Defense Security's Leo Hampton, Director of Security, along with Highwoods Properties, recently held an open discussion with the Memphis Police Department and East Memphis property managers at Kirby Woods Baptist Church.
The purpose of the meeting was to inform and to educate those in attendance on crime around the Poplar Corridor area and to learn what steps were already in progress for preventative measures for everyone's safety due to an increase in vehicle break ins. around the Poplar Corridor area, between 240 and Kirby Parkway.
Leo Hampton, Director of Security for Central Defense Security (http://www.centdef.com) has an extensive background in both law enforcement and security with his 25 year career with the Memphis Police Department. He was also a founding member of the Auto Cargo Task Force and was selected the 2003 National cargo Security council Officer of the Year. Through Mr. Hampton's relationships with MPD he was able to organize this meeting for property managers in the East Memphis area.
A presentation on CyberWatch was presented by the MPD. This program is part of their continuing effort to make our neighborhoods safer.
CyberWatch provides useful information about public safety and additional ways for the public to communicate with police. Currently, CyberWatch is available to community organizations, which in turn distribute the information to their members. For more information on CyberWatch, please visit http://www.memphispolice.org and go to the CyberWatch link.
About Central Defense Security:
Central Defense Security is one of the fastest growing security companies in the Mid South. Formed as part of the acquisition and merger of the operational businesses of two existing security firms, the company provides security at large public facilities like the FedEx Forum to retail chains and shopping centers like Peabody Place. The organization currently manages a team of nearly 1000 armed and unarmed security guards for 150 clients at 200 sites. CDS offers and contributes to a health insurance plan and a 401 (k) plan for its Officers.
Central Defense Security (http://www.centdef.com) serves many industries from small privately held businesses to Fortune 100 level companies, tailoring custom security plans for each customer. With over 20 years of experience in recruiting, hiring, training, and managing top-quality Officers, the company provides information, security plans, and security services for office buildings, schools, hotels, hospitals and clinics, stadiums and government facilities. CDS also provides security services in Arkansas and Mississippi.
For more information, please contact:
Central Defense Security
6084 Apple Tree Drive, Suite 1
Memphis, TN 38115