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United Protective Services News Room.

Welcome to the United Protective Services News Room. Here, you can find all the latest information on the company, Officer recognition and awards, upcoming trade shows and association events, and industry news. Check back often to find out the latest in security from the best in the field!

United Protective Services
Celebrates 25 Years

Tue Jan 02 2024

In 2024, United Protective Services celebrates 25 years of providing contract security services. In 1999, Founder & CEO, Eddy Allen, opened business in Dallas. With over 14 years of experience in contract and private security, Eddy started United Protective with the goal of providing the best possible contract security for his clients.

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The Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards

Thu Nov 02 2023

We are very proud to announce United Protective Services selection to The Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards. This is the 33rd Anniversary of The SMU Cox Caruth Institute For Entrepreneurship Dallas Top 100. These companies have celebrated the innovative spirit, determination, and business savvy of area entrepreneurs in their respective fields. They have saluted the diversity, creativity, and resolve it takes to create and sustain a successful business in today’s competitive environment.

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Client Partnership at Greenway Plaza

Mon Jan 23 2023

2023 is off and running, and we at United Protective Services are proud to announce our newest Client Partnership at Greenway Plaza, with Parkway Property Investments. Greenway Plaza is Houston’s premier city center business district, ideally positioned midway between Downtown and Uptown and with direct access to Interstate 69, as well as two of the city’s most sought after residential neighborhoods: West University and River Oaks.

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DALLAS 100 – Top Companies in Dallas

Thu Dec 08 2022

We are proud to announce that United Protective Services has once again been recognized by The The SMU Cox Caruth Institute For Entrepreneurship as a Dallas 100.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Fri Nov 25 2022

Happy Thanksgiving to all those working today! We hope you enjoy your favorite drink at Starbucks, on us!

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LEADING GUARD Companies in America

Mon Aug 15 2022

For the 4th year in a row, United Protective Services is proud to be included in this list of security companies in North America. Our growth has been consistent and through quality of partnerships. Last year and this year have proven to be our most substantial growth to date.

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Welcome Craig A. Knecht, Director of Sales & Marketing

Tue Apr 13 2021

Craig is an accomplished security professional with over 25 years of contract security experience with both national and regional companies. His extensive knowledge of operations and their related financial performance has been beneficial when designing custom security programs for a broad spectrum of clients, from commercial real estate to petrochemical.

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Recognizing Director of Security Loftin

Tue Mar 09 2021

Thank you Stonebriar Village Life Magazine for recognizing Davis Loftin, Stonebriar Village’s Director of Security, a rising star in United Protective Services.

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STX Office Awarded Two Icons of Houston Real Estate

Tue Mar 09 2021

United Protective is pleased to announce our new partnership with M-M Properties at two of Houston’s most iconic office buildings. TC Energy Center is a 56-story office tower (“TCEC”) that was developed in 1983 and is located in Houston’s Central Business District. The office tower is recognized as an architectural icon and a fixture of the Houston skyline. 5555 San Felipe (Marathon Oil Tower) is a 41-story, 1.2 million square foot trophy office tower located within Houston’s renowned Uptown / Galleria submarket. This Class A office tower has attracted a roster of quality tenants who value its high quality finishes, large floor plates and extensive on-site amenity base.

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Tue Mar 09 2021

During this week of Thanksgiving I have been reflecting on the things I am most grateful for. Primarily among them is our talented group of employees. Thank you for the work you do to make our company great. Without your commitment, reliability, and professionalism, we would not be the thriving company we are. I wish you a Thanksgiving filled with abundance and bright moments. We are thankful for your service during this memorable year. On behalf of the management team, we thank you for your accomplishments this year. We are all grateful. Please enjoy the THANKFUL cookies delivered by our Houston team, as a token of our thanks. I wish you a Thanksgiving filled with abundance and bright moments.

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New Partnership in Dallas

Mon May 04 2020

We are proud of our team in Dallas as they were recently awarded a new client contract. During this unprecedented time, our team was able to recruit, staff and train the new Officers. Our client is pleased with our hands-on approach and transition throughout this process.

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AMEGY TOWER wins Southwest Regional TOBY Award

Wed Apr 22 2020

CONGRATULATIONS to the AMEGY TOWER team and their success! Today it was announced they won the Southwest Regional TOBY Award in the 250,000 - 499,999 SF category. We are wishing you luck as you advance to the International TOBY Awards later this year! We are grateful to be your security partner, and a small part of your success. Well deserved!

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