Mr. Tommy M. Parker retired from the State of Oklahoma on March 1, 2012 as Superintendent of Homeland Security Department for the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). Before his retirement as Principle Chief Security Advisor to the Director/CEO of the Grand River Dam Authority, after serving eight years as a GRDA Water Enforcement Safety Officer and eleven years as the Assistant Chief of the GRDA Lake Patrol, Mr. Parker remained responsible for a variety of risk management programs throughout GRDA facilities which include dam safety, law enforcement initiatives, security, safety, continuity of operations, emergency operations, writing policy & procedures and emergency disaster recovery.
Mr. Parker for nearly twenty years of his 30 year tenure with GRDA decided to introduce his training, education and skills to the private sector. After his appointment, GRDA's DHS Superintendent began working in 2005 performing inspection activities throughout the Grand River Dam Authority. These activities include working with teams from United States Department of Homeland Security and private consultants on dam safety analysis, vulnerability studies, initiating and implementing the use of risk analysis as a basis of decision-making on dam safety and security issues. He has been passionately involved with protecting the citizens of Oklahoma while addressing the security concerns of the Grand River Dam Authority and the State of Oklahoma for the past 28 years.
For the past 34 years Parker has specialized in being a public servant. He knows we are not at war with the public; we are here to serve and protect. He was GRDA's first certified diver on the lake patrol department, after qualification he spent the next twelve years serving the public through numerous dive certifications. His credentials, special skills and training affirm him the proficiency needed to address security concerns in today's society. Mr. Parker believes a man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is an uneducated man the day after. He has a significant variety of certifications and diplomas of education and training.
His service and training for his community and the Grand River Dam Authority has earned him numerous honors, awards, and certifications. His memberships include; National Security Clearance Levels, InfraGard, FEMA, Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police, State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training Program (SLATT), and Law Enforcement Online (LEO), Global War on Terrorism Database, and Mayes County's past Vice President of Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). Parker holds over 2000 hours of CLEET certification. Other certifications include:
Advanced Law Enforcement Certification from the State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security Advanced Instructor
Certification of License for The Gospel Ministry
Certification of Ordination Minister of the Gospel
Diploma from Word Fellowship Bible School
National Security Clearance Levels
Oklahoma State Department of Health Green Country Region Security Liaison
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
NIMS Emergency Management Instructor
Critical Incident Stress Management
Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP)
PADI Dive Certifications; Basic, Advanced, Night Diver, Deep Diver, Ice/Cold Water Diver, and Rescue and Salvage Diver
Swift Water Rescue
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Buffer Zone Protection Program
Advanced Information Management System Operator (AIMS)
Active Shooter/Violence prevention/workplace violence
Guards employed with Parker Security Agency undergo proper training in the specific field in which they work. The owner/consultant of Parker Security Agency has brought his education and training to his guards to guarantee accountability and responsibility to our clients to provide a professional approach assisting clients so that they may maintain and focus on their main business. The Owner specializes in training security guards to create a professional, qualified, and certified team who constantly communicates with our clients.
From armed or unarmed escort services to highly visible foot, golf cart, and/or vehicle patrol, we offer virtually any security or patrol services to the Green Country area!
Guard/Patrol Services Available
Office Buildings, Apartments, Hotels/Motels, Warehouses, Gated Communities, Shopping Centers, Parks, Hospitals/Clinics, Construction Sites, Manufacturing, Residential Security, Special Events, Alarm Response, Church Security, School/College Campuses, and many more!
Parker Security is committed to client relationships. We believe in team-work, partnerships, professionalism, self-evaluation and most importantly in soliciting feedback from our clients. The ability to listen and tailor our services to meet our clients security concerns and needs is our ambition and goal.
Company TrainingRather it be a large group or a single individual, Parker Security Agency can provide the necessary training for your company employees.Parker Security can perform safety/security vulnerability assessments on your location to ensure a strategy is tailored specifically to your business needs.
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Parker Security Agency
1189 Covey Lane
Locust Grove, OK 74352