ABOUT US

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THE HISTORY OF - AMERICAN PARATUS SECURITY AGENCY

Security, Investigations, and Training for residential properties, power generating facilities, government organizations, small to large businesses, and educational institutions.

Backed by more than 100 years of law enforcement, military, and security experience, American Paratus Security Agency, has the expertise to meet your security & investigative needs.

Our superior security services will add safety to your corporate facility, business, construction site, event, home, or community. Relying on comprehensive knowledge of state laws, security, and the local areas, all of our officers & investigators possess split-second problem-solving skills to prevent, deter, and detect criminal activity.

As a Family Operated private security agency, every customer receives personalized security service and direct contact with management. Formed in 2014 by Steven Royce and Natalie Royce with the help of Leo Gukeisen, Marvin Royce, and Jose Vasquez American Paratus Security Agency has established a reputation for delivering exceptional security services. We have accomplished this by becoming more than just a vendor to our client; we believe we have become partners.

Our Agency Mission:

American Paratus Security Agency is committed to providing a professional, personalized, and responsive security service through a proactive relationship with our clients. This is achieved by having a superior customer service relationship, strong integrity, and dependability what the client deserves.

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STEVEN L. ROYCE

CHIEF OF SECURITY

Chief Steven Royce, is a founding member of American Paratus Security Agency and came from Nationwide Security & Investigations where he was since early 2007 holding the rank of Captain. In January 2008 he was promoted to Deputy Chief. In the summer of 2008 Chief Royce left to open up a new Austin, Texas-based International company that provided services in Texas, USA, and Dubai, UAE. In September 2012 he returned to Nationwide Security & Investigations to assume the rank of Chief of Security as the owner took on the position of Director. Chief Royce worked side-by-side with the Director to deliver professional, consistent security services. Chief Royce has been in the public safety field for over 20 years.

Chief Royce started his Public Safety ambitions in 1995 as a Junior Fire Fighter with the Ingelheim am Rhein Fire Department. After coming to the United States he joined the Harker Heights Law Enforcement Explorers. He also served as a member of both the Killeen and Harker Heights Citizens on Patrol groups.

Chief Royce is also a TASER and Oleoresin Capsicum (Pepper Spray) Instructor.

In March of 2015 Chief Royce made an agreement with the Director of Nationwide Security & Investigations to be acquired by American Paratus Security Agency.

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LEO J. GUKEISEN

DEPUTY CHIEF OF SECURITY - SERVICE OPERATIONS

Deputy Chief Leo Gukeisen is a founding member American Paratus Security Agency after serving with Nationwide Security & Investigations in April 2014. Deputy Chief Gukeisen is a retired United States Army Veteran and Retired Federal Law Enforcement Officer. During his time in service, he was assigned to several high-profile duties that included Federal Fugitive Apprehension, Nuclear Protection, Dignitary Protection, and more.  After his retirement, he continued his service working as a security officer for the United States Department of State assigned to an overseas embassy. 

Deputy Chief Leo Gukeisen oversees all National Service Operations in Florida and Texas.

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MARVIN L. ROYCE

DEPUTY CHIEF OF SECURITY - DEVELOPMENT

Deputy Chief Marvin Royce is a founding member American Paratus Security Agency as an adviser. He is a retired United States Army Veteran and a former Firearms instructor for Brinks International.

Deputy Chief Marvin Royce oversees the development of American Paratus Security Agency. His duties include seeking new initiatives that will help the agency provide even better services to clients. 

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NATALIE U. ROYCE

DEPUTY CHIEF OF SECURITY - HUMAN RESOURCES

Deputy Chief Natalie Royce is a founding member American Paratus Security Agency from another profession. There she was responsible for all the service calls. She is also a former partner of an international security agency that she left in 2008.

Deputy Chief Natalie Royce is head of the Support Services Division.

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JOSE M. VASQUEZ

DEPUTY CHIEF OF SECURITY - TRAINING DIVISION

Deputy Chief Jose Vasquez is a founding member American Paratus Security Agency after serving with Nationwide Security & Investigations in March 2007 as a Part-Time Officer. He held Full-Time employment as a HAZMAT response member for SAMSUNG. In March 2008 he was promoted to Captain.  Following the promotion of Chief Royce in September 2012 he was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief of Security. With almost a decade in the security industry, Mr. Vasquez works alongside Chief Royce and the rest of the Administrative staff to help keep a professional and consistent security service. Assistant Chief Vasquez is in charge of all National Sector Operations.

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TAMARA M. KEZELE-VASQUEZ

DEPUTY CHIEF OF SECURITY - ADMINISTRATION

Deputy Chief Tamara Kezele-Vasquez is a founding member American Paratus Security Agency

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