General Services Department

Security Management Division

C.J. Messiah
Chief of Security Management

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 Security Guard Contract.
  • Manage Intrusion Alarm Contract.
  • Manage Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Security Improvement Grants.
  • Installed 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 Turnstiles.
  • Respond to special security requests regarding employee terminations.
  • Design, install, maintain and monitor CCTV systems.
  • Design and implement electronic access control systems.
  • Investigate City of Houston lost/stolen assets.
  • Provide photo identification badges and process card access control for all City employees, contractors, volunteers, temporary workers and interns.
  • 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.

ID BADGING OFFICE HOURS

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