Local Security Company in Central Alabama


Here at McDowell Security, we are aware of the void that exists in other security companies approach to your safety. Our competitors tend to mimic law enforcement and lose focus of customer service. We are here to serve you! It is our goal to provide safety to you and your guests while maintaining and enhancing the experience.

Experience Is Key

Owner and founder, Jeff McDowell, has worked in and around the security business since 1995. He served 14 years in the Army Reserve Military Police, worked as the director of Emergency Operations and Regional Vice President for a national security provider then opened his own consulting firm in 2007. In 2010, he expanded his company to include contract security to help his clients manage events and property.

Jeff studied Business Administration at both Jeff State Community College and the University of Alabama. He is currently pursuing his ASIS professional protection certification and is already a NRA “Refuse to be a Victim” certified instructor, an Alabama Security Regulatory Board Certified Security Trainer Level 1, and an International Foundation of Protection Officers - Certified Protection Officer.

Members of the Community

Jeff volunteers his time in the local community as a Trustee for the Hoover Chamber of Commerce and a member of both the American Society for Industrial Security and International Foundation of Protection Officers.
 
  • Co-founder and past chair of Blanket Fort Hope
  • ASIS Member- American Society for Industrial Security
  • Cert. Trainer for the State of Alabama Regulatory Board
  • Member of Leadership Shelby County Class of 2017
  • Actively participates in community groups with fundraising and donating time and services.
  • Member of Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of Elite BNI Chapter
 
  • Trustee member of the Hoover Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of CAHABA- Central Alabama hospitality Attractions and Business Association
  • International Foundation for Protection Officers
  • Birmingham Business Alliance
  • Business Networking International (past chapter president)
  • NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Certified Instructor
 

Security You Can Trust

It is our mission is to give you peace of mind by providing the highest quality security services that goes beyond the industry standard. When we send a security officer to you, you can rest assured that they will be well-trained for the job. Different businesses have different needs, so we make sure we match the person to the job.

Birmingham Business Journal's Fast Track 30 of 2016 & Top 40 Under 40

 
McDowell Security was recently named one of Birmingham's fastest growing companies by the Birmingham Business Journal, and owner Jeff McDowell was also named one of 2017's Top 40 Under 40 by the BBJ. This is further evidence that people are taking notice of the superior service delivered when McDowell Security Services is on site.
 
McDowell Security Top 40 Under 40