Former Police Chief Kerr Putney joins CPI Security as a Community and Government Relations Consultant

by | Jul 24, 2020 | Community

Chief Kerr Putney joins CPI Security

Charlotte, NC, July 21, 2020 – CPI Security is proud to announce Kerr Putney has joined the organization as a consultant to assist with community and government relations. Putney recently retired from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and will work directly with CEO Ken Gill. Building upon CPI’s existing investments and relationships with more than 40 charitable partners, Putney will be responsible for impactful community engagement and strategic investment aimed at improving opportunities for success for underserved youth.

“At CPI, our commitment extends beyond providing solutions that keep people safe,” explains Ken Gill, CEO and founder of CPI Security. “We want to improve our approach to engagement, volunteerism, mentorship and investments that align with our organization’s core values and priorities and we feel Kerr is the perfect leader for this initiative.”

During his tenure as Police Chief, Putney created and improved initiatives that provide underserved youth opportunities for life skills development and employment, including Youth Diversion Programs, Envison Academy (enrichment programs for underserved youth) and internship programs.

“I have always been impressed with CPI’s commitment to the underserved in our community,” explains Putney. “I’m thrilled to have found a role in which I can continue to protect people and make a real difference to provide access and opportunities in all of the communities CPI serves.”

For inquiries, contact: [email protected]

About CPI Security

CPI is the largest privately held security provider in the Southeast. For more than 25 years, CPI Security has been a leader in customized security and home automation solutions. CPI’s best in class customer service and award-winning state-of-the-art technology bring you fast, personal response when you need it. CPI is one of the only providers to design, install, monitor and service their own security systems.

CPI’s commitment to high standards is evident in the professionals on staff including a dedicated quality assurance team, award-winning monitoring and customer care. Additionally, CPI invests heavily in the communities they serve giving more than $1 million through over 40 community partners in 2019. For more information visit

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