General Services Department

Security Management Division

C.J. Messiah, Jr.
General Services Department

Email: cjmessiah@houstontx.gov

The mission of the Security Management Division is to promote a safe and secure workplace while protecting City assets.

SECURITY MANAGEMENT DIVISION MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Manage Citywide Contracts for equipment, guards, monitoring services related to security
  • Manage Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Security Improvement Grants.
  • Specify, design, install and operate the following security systems: CCTV Systems, Intrusion Alarm Systems, Card Access Systems, Backup Electrical Support Systems, Emergency Notification Systems, Visitor Screening Systems, and Access Control Systems and electronic keys.
  • Provide photo identification badges and process card access control for all City employees, contractors, volunteers, temporary workers and interns.
  • Respond to special security requests regarding employee terminations.
  • Investigate City of Houston lost/stolen assets, HR concerns, threats to employees and others.
  • Provide security consultant services to Client Departments.
  • Conduct security audits at City facilities.
  • Liaison with various law enforcement agencies.
  • Manage the removal of graffiti from City facilities.
  • Emergency Response and Special Assistance
  • Value Added Services
    • Training on Security Related Topics (Workplace Violence Prevention/Open Carry/De-Escalation)
    • Vehicle Monitoring Reports
    • IT Usage Violation Reports

ID BADGING OFFICE HOURS

  • MON, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • TUE, WED and THU, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., closed for lunch, open 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  • FRI closed
  • Badging Office located at 611 Walker, 3rd Floor Annex
    • Phone 832.393.8471
    • FAX: 713.837.0735
  • Badging Information Form (.pdf)
  • Consolidated Acess Form (.pdf)