Per Mar Security Services Acquires Patrol Specialist

NPI Security Services has provided security and asset protection services in the Des Moines, Iowa, metro area for more than 30 years.

URBANDALE, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services has acquired Neighborhood Patrol (NPI) Security Services, a provider of security officer and mobile patrol services, based here. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded by Brad Johnson in 1978, NPI will further strengthen Per Mar’s full service security presence in Central Iowa. With a patrol fleet of 15 vehicles and 300 security officers, NPI serves more than 150 local commercial properties and more than 200 residences, according to its Web site.

NPI Vice President Mark Kirchner, along with 120 employees, will join Per Mar, which now staffs 430 employees in Central Iowa.

“Like Per Mar, NPI has a great tradition of providing excellent service to its customers. This acquisition is a perfect fit for us, as it helps us increase our reputation as the premier full service security provider in Iowa,” says Brad Duffy, division president at Per Mar.

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Established in 1953, Per Mar Security Services is the Midwest’s largest family owned security company with more than 3,000 employees, operating in 24 locations throughout Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri and Nebraska. 

The company provides full service security solutions including guard services, patrol, electronic security, fire alarms, monitoring services, investigative services and pre-employment services throughout the Midwest.


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