Allied Universal Awarded Security Services Contract for Bernalillo County’s New Government Headquarters

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — August 16, 2021 — Allied Universal®, a leading global security and facility services company, was recently awarded a security services contract for Bernalillo County, New Mexico’s new government headquarters, Alvarado Square. 

Bernalillo County has relocated its headquarters to the recently renovated and expansion of Alvarado Square at 415 Silver SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The building, which is scheduled to open today, provides offices for over 900 County employees from over 22 County departments, many County-elected officials and the County Commission Chambers.

“We are truly honored to be able to provide phenomenal security services to Alvarado Square as our #1 goal to safeguard this important county property, its employees and visitors,” said Shannon Briner, Business Development Manager, New Mexico, Allied Universal.  “Allied Universal’s highly-trained security professionals are ready to respond quickly and effectively in any situation.”

Since Alvarado Square is operational every day of the year, 24-hours a day, Allied Universal will be providing evening, overnight, weekend and holiday security services. The Alvarado Square security team includes armed and unarmed officers who will be conducting patrol and security scanning duties. The highly trained and qualified security team will utilize technology to support compliance, training, incident trends, analysis, and transparency of service.
Branch Manager, Todd Freiwald, who has more than 30 years of proven leadership experience in federal law enforcement and similar industries, leads Allied Universal’s operations in New Mexico. The local branch in Albuquerque has provided security services throughout New Mexico since the early 1980s. With support from the El Paso branch, Allied Universal employs more than 500 actively licensed security professionals in the state who secure nearly 300 sites and patrol accounts and approximately 35,000 service hours per week. 


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