Specialized Protective Services 
Aspen | Colorado

We are the premier private security company in western Colorado, providing more services to more events for a longer time than any other private security company. We are locally owned and operated. Our combination of high professional standards and the ability to provide services that fit in with local standards and expectations makes us uniquely qualified to provide security services for any person, group of people or event.


We provide for almost all areas of security needs. With armed and unarmed guards, and uniforms to suite all occasions and events. Here are a few...

Home & Estate

No matter if your home or away we manage everything from security systems to 24 hour/daily patrol units to keep your home, family and valuables protected.

Construction &
Job Site Security

Professional fire, theft and vandalism monitoring by uniformed security officers to keep your insurance costs low and provide for a safer work site.

Retail Loss

Be it banks, jewelry, department or any retail environment, our staff is trained to monitor the customer without upsetting the sale.

Hotel Security &
Night Audit

We have extensive experience in hotel property security and the ability to compliment or substitute your overnight personnel.

Event, Concert &
Festival Staffing

From intimate black tie receptions to valley wide events. From 50 to 50,000 thousand people. We take pride in our training and history with all types of events.

Executive, Personal &
Family Protection

Nothing is so important as your own personal safety. Trust us to provide for you and your family the best in skilled discrete professional personal security guards.

Municipal &
Government Security

A testament to our abilities, is our past and current contracts with aviation centers, air ports and national parks in association with our many city, state and federal government contracts..

About Us

SPS has provided every type of private security services in the Aspen area for nearly two decades -- ranging from one-man armed protection details to every aspect of security for multi-venue events with over 70,000 spectators. SPS has many repeat clients, indicative of their satisfaction with our services.

SPS is a step above the rest in how we deliver services. Our staff is paid at a higher rate than our competitors to ensure we deliver qualified, well experienced officers able to handle all issues as they may arise.

Both public and private officials have complimented us on our ability to work in a manner that meets the needs of our clients and that fits in with the expectations and norms of the local community. We have references from the highest public officials and private clients that include world leaders, entertainers and most imporantly our community officials.

David Meeker
Owner / Operator

David Meeker has extensive experience and training in all aspects of executive protection including advance work, detail and team leadership and personnel management. He has worked with foreign heads-of-state, multi-national corporations, celebrities, national sporting and major music events.

The following is a small sampling our valued clients.


Our company is always looking for motivated individuals of all experience levels to join our team. Different jobs require different talents, skill sets and levels of experience and training, so we encourage everyone who is interested to contact us today.

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  • Specialized Protective Services
  • PO Box 10926
  • Aspen
  • Colorado, 81612
  • PH: 970.925.7810
  • FX: 970.927.9431
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