DETROIT – “We’re all about safety. The whole lot that includes safety, all the pieces that includes defending folks, we’re all about it,” stated Daniel Claxton proprietor of the Detroit Bodyguard Safety Unit.
Defending folks is what the Detroit Bodyguard Safety Unit on West 8 Mile Highway is all about.
“We now have about 130 staff, safety officers. We work throughout the State of Michigan,” stated Claxton.
The corporate is within the safety enterprise with a twist.
“We wish to give attention to excessive profiles, lots of celebrities, lots of athletes, politicians,” stated Claxton.
Claxton was born and raised on the east aspect of Detroit. He stated the concept began with him working safety for different corporations. Then in 2018 he determined to turn into his personal boss.
Once you see the constructing and the identify, you mechanically suppose safety, however the proprietor tells says his enterprise does much more than that.
It’s right here on this neighborhood on Detroit’s east aspect the place Claxton grew up.
He purchased and remodeled a number of properties on this neighborhood. He stated that is his means of giving again.
“Shopping for and renovating properties, turning them into properties for households in want. Rehabilitation properties, reentry properties. I’m placing collectively a neighborhood middle, youth neighborhood middle to have the ability to supply job coaching and supply actions and various things for the youth,” stated Claxton.
However there’s extra, he’s additionally offering jobs.
“I’ll rent anyone who needs to work, doing demolition, doing something, even jobs that they don’t know. We’ll practice them on how one can do it. We’ll give them a job on doing one thing,” stated Claxton.
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