2024 Oregon & Washington Licensing Changes for Private Security


At Northwest Enforcement, our mission is to supply superior service for an ever-changing environment. As part of our commitment, we ensure you stay informed about key developments in the private security sector. In 2024, private security entities in the Pacific Northwest are experiencing a significant update to current licensing requirements. The Oregon Department of Public…

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The Northwest Enforcement Difference: Redefining Security with Community Safety Officers

Community Safety Officer

When it comes to safeguarding communities, at Northwest Enforcement we know security isn’t a one size fits all approach. We’re proud to offer a range of guard services including our unique approach to community safety with our dedicated Community Safety Officers (CSOs.) Unlike traditional onsite officers who may rotate locations throughout their shifts, our CSOs…

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Our Mission: Valuable Service in an Ever-Changing Environment

Our Mission

At Northwest Enforcement, we don’t just provide security services; we embody a commitment to our communities that goes beyond the ordinary. We believe in doing private security differently, dedicating ourselves to excellence for both our clients and team members. With over 23 years of experience, NEI stands as a locally owned business with a mission…

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Introducing the Executive Team

NEI Exectuive Team

At the heart of Northwest Enforcement lies an unwavering commitment-driven executive team. With a relentless dedication to excellence, they channel their focus toward the delivery of security services that exceed all expectations. Our executive team’s passion and dedication empower them to continuously innovate and adapt, ensuring that the security services provided are not only effective…

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The Northwest Enforcement Difference: Comprehensive Patrol Services

patrol services

At Northwest Enforcement, safety stands as an unwavering cornerstone in our mission to provide top-tier security solutions. We know that maintaining a secure environment is crucial for the well-being and prosperity of our clients, and we are proud to offer a wide range of patrol services to help you protect your property and assets. Our…

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Northwest Enforcement: Core Values That Make Us Who We Are

Core Values

At Northwest Enforcement, our core values are not just lofty ideals but guiding principles that govern every aspect of our operations. Our mission is to supply superior service for an ever-changing environment. We empower our team to thrive and succeed through humble dedication, unwavering resolve, and transparent communication. By investing in our people and celebrating…

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Starting With The Basics: State Certification Training

State Certification Training

In today’s ever-changing security landscape, the need for well-trained and reliable security guards has never been more critical. At Northwest Enforcement, we take great pride in providing top-notch training that goes beyond the minimum requirements. We are proud to offer an in-house training program that infuses required skills with our core values. Our approach ensures…

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Founders of a Security Company


Every successful company has a story, and behind every story, there are exceptional individuals who bring their vision to life. At Northwest Enforcement, the driving force behind our rise lies in the remarkable foundation laid by our founders, Karen and Chad Withrow. Let’s dive into the journey of entrepreneurial spirit and the core values that…

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