Pikes Peak Security is honored to be made up of exceptional employees that help us stand out from other security companies in Colorado Springs. We prioritize our employees’ education and have them enroll in continuous training. This includes advanced firearm training, intricate life-saving courses and handcuff techniques.
In order to provide you the best security service possible, we focus on hiring individuals who are veterans, law enforcement professionals or have a background in security. One of our founding principles was creating a security organization that prioritizes the safety of the community while creating a higher standard for the security industry.
Pikes Peak Security takes pride in the outstanding employees of our organization that have helped protect and serve the Colorado Springs community. We believe in highlighting employees who have taken the extra step to provide exceptional customer service. Each month, we’ll feature one of our employees and the ways in which they went above and beyond for the Colorado Springs community.
Devonte Miller was born in Springfield IL. After graduating High School, he worked as a landscaper while waiting to enlist in the U.S Army. After enlisting in the Army, Devonte held many positions to include: Rifleman, Automatic Rifleman, Assistant Gunner, Gunner, Grenadier, Radio telecommunications Operator, Heavy Vehicle Driver, Team Leader, Squad Leader, and Scout Section Leader. His military special assignments included: Operation Freedom Sentinel 2018. Certifications while in the Army included, Combat Life Saver, and Range Safety Officer.
Devonte left the Army after serving 8 years honorably. He currently works for Pikes Peak Security as an armed security guard and delivers for DoorDash in his free time. His Special interests are all active outdoor activities and spending time in the gym.
Since being hired, Devonte has proven to be an outstanding guard. Always punctual to his shifts and is always willing to take on any new assignments when they present themselves. Consistently maintains a very professional demeanor and appearance while on shift, ensuring he provides the best service possible. Devonte’s positive attitude toward his work and goals, makes him a great asset to the team.
Richard Weeks was born and raised in Columbus, Mississippi “The City That Has It All.” Richard’s love of people and desire to serve his community lead him to the security field. He has served as a Corrections officer at an adult detention center and later moved on to the city police department as a Patrolman for the City of Columbus. Richard, his wife, Patricia, and their daughter have called Colorado Springs home for the past several months. They have discovered their love for the abundant outdoor activities the state has to offer, especially hiking and mountain biking. Richard is looking forward to fishing as soon as he finds the right fishing reels.
Richard has been part of the Pikes Peak Security team since July 2021. His ability to be flexible and available for last minute shift changes make him an asset to PPS. His attention to detail and diligent report writing skills require little to no follow-up. Richard is a favorite of our vendors for providing friendly and courteous services. Pikes Peak Security is very proud to have a distinguished guard like Richard on our team.
Cassandra, (Cassie), was born and raised in the small town of Bremen, Indiana, which is about 2 ½. hours away from Chicago. After graduating from High School, she attended Oakland City University in Indiana obtaining her Associates degree in Criminal Justice in 2014. Cassie has worked as an Operations Counselor at the Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center, Security Officer for G4S, Mental Health Technician for Peak View Behavioral Health, CNA for Penrose St Francis Hospital, Security Guard for Eclipse Security, and currently works part time as a Mental Health Specialist at Cedar Springs Behavioral Hospital.
Since coming onboard at Pikes Peak Security in March 2021, Cassie has had a great attitude. She is always respectful and professional when dealing with customers and her co-workers, and ensures she understands her duties and responsibilities prior to taking on any new shifts. Cassie is a team player by being flexible when shifts become open or last-minute shift changes occur. She was most recently praised by Top Leadership at UC Health for her ability to maintain professionalism during stressful times at the site. Her detailed and timely report writing skills require little to no corrections when submitted. Pikes Peak Security is proud to have a top guard like Cassie on our team.
James Smiechewicz has worked with Pikes Peak Security since January 2021. Prior to entering the private security industry, Mr. Smiechewicz had a 7-year career in the Army as a 13F Fire Support Specialist.
After his time in the Army, James obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management while also working in the security industry at various establishments in Colorado Springs. In his free time and like many Coloradans, James enjoys the great outdoors.
Even though James has only worked for Pikes Peak Security for 7 months, he has quickly proven himself as a detail oriented, reliable guard who continuously strives to be better. He is consistently personable in his interactions with customers and clients. James is always very aware of his surroundings and submits complete incident reports about, out of the ordinary or suspicious activity. A reliable team member who ensures that all guards are made aware of issues on any site he works through our “pass on” system. James is always on time to his shifts and flexible with little to no notice. He has the ability to make on the spot decisions and provide feedback to his supervisors.
We are honored to have James as part of our team. Let’s congratulate him on this accomplishment!