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Special Services Logo SizedOur Vision: It is the mission of the DFW Special Services to ensure the protection of life and property through the effective and efficient delivery of professional service to the airport community.
Director of Public Safety – Alan Black 972-973-3500
AVP Special Services – Charles Cinquemani 972-973-3502
  • Access Control – Kathy Lawton 972-973-5101
  • Emergency Management – David McCurdy 972-973-3590
  • Communications – Amanda Eads 972-973-3186
  • Security Services – Daniel Berdych 972-973-4685

Special Services Badge 2Access Control
Kathy Lawton 972-973-5101

Areas of Responsibility
  • Credentialing Services
  • AOA Permits/Devices Services
  • Security Training 

Special Services Badge 3Office of Emergency Management
David McCurdy 972-973-3590

Areas of Responsibility
  • Airport Emergency Plan
  • Emergency Operations Plan
  • Pandemic Influenza
  • Continuity of Operations Plan
Training and Exercise
  • National Incident Management System Training
  • LifeSaver Full-Scale Exercise
  • Quarterly EOC Exercises
Emergency Operations Center
  • Management
  • Incident Operations 

Special Services Badge 4Communications
Amanda Eads 972-973-3186

Areas of Responsibility
  • Answer 24,000 911 phone calls annually
  • Answer 105,000 non-emergency phone calls annually
  • Dispatch 47,000 Police calls annually
  • Dispatch 1,700 Fire calls annually  
  • Dispatch 49,500 EMS calls annually  

Special Services Badge 5Security Services
Daniel Berdych 972-973-4685

Areas of Responsibility

  • AOA Gate Security  – Inspects approximately 500,000 vehicles annually
  • Terminal Foot Patrols  – Door alarms, unattended bags, unattended vehicles
  • AOA Perimeter Patrols – 24 x7
  • Administration Building Security Desk – Visitor control  
  • Multi Agency Staging – assisting Police and Fire with major incidents
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