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Thurston Security is a pioneering security firm specializing in uniformed security patrol and guard protection services for residential, commercial and private special events. With over 28 years experience, Thurston Security takes a comprehensive approach to protecting clients by evaluating and supplying insights necessary to assist in decisions in effective security measures.​

Mr. David K. Thurston, a twenty-eight year security services veteran, founded Thurston’s Security in 2008.  Prior to establishing Thurston Security, Mr. Thurston has worked along with high profile conventions, private and special events, non-profit organizations, and corporate and governmental affairs. He was previously employed with Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI) for over 13 years as a Grade One Officer with qualifications for a Grade Two Officer.  During his tenure, he supervised over twenty full-time, part-time and contractual Security Officers, particularly with event protocol for many conferences with local and international high profile guests both in-house and at other venues. He also successfully contributed to a consistent projected annual profit of approximately $1 million with no reported loss or theft. Earlier in his career, Mr. Thurston also worked at the Bahamas Ministry of Education, at the University of West Indies and Mable Walker for 15 years. 


28 years of experience in: Manned Guarding, Reception Security, Mobile Response, Event Security, Revenue Control, Risk Assessments


Trained/certified in the following:


  • Bahamas Against Crime: Security Training​

  • Preventing Crime in the Workplace (A Practical Approach) by Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, Royal Bahamas Police Force and Crime Stoppers​

  • Tactical Defense Training with Mr. Carmyle Newry​

  • Ministry of Tourism Bahamas Host (Customer Service)

  • ​Public Service Center: Security Training Seminar by Senior Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Officers​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Mr. Thurston has extensive and varied security training in developing and implementing safety procedures, access systems, patrolling, investigative procedures, incident report writing, and customer service. ​​By using his extensive training and professional experience, Mr. Thurston is the driving force of Thurston Security, leading a qualified uniform patrol and guard protection security team that takes a comprehensive approach to protecting clients by evaluating and supplying insights necessary to assist in decisions with effective security measures.

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