About Us

Superior Security and Investigations

Superior Security and Investigations is an Oklahoma-owned and operated company. It is a part of the Maltos Group of companies founded in 1983 and based in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Superior Security and Investigations provides security services in Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri.

Superior Security and Investigations provides full-service security and Investigative solutions specialized to meet the individualized needs of our customers. Our company approach involves being your complete security solutions provider by integrating our guarding, electronic, patrol and investigative services to meet your complete security needs.

Louis Maltos

Louis Maltos

Founder and CEO of Superior Security & Investigations

Louis began his entrepreneurial ventures at the age of 20 and has been a successful Oklahoma entrepreneur since 1982. Louis founded Superior Security & Investigations in 1994 and has grown the company to be a premiere and sought after security company with a nationwide footprint in security services. His senior management and leadership has been recognized by government and commercial clients which has earned him many awards and commendations for excellence in business. Maltos has personally managed and directed protective force physical security services for a diverse range of government and commercial clients. He has over 400 hours of continuing education and training in Security services and has written a Workplace Violence program that is eligible for C.E.U. with the State of Oklahoma. Louis spent one year in law enforcement while building the company and exited his law enforcement career to continue to build this highly successful company.

Louis is also actively involved in the community. He is currently on the CLEET Private Security Advisory Counsel, current member and Past President of Shawnee Kiwanis, current member and Past President of MWC Rotary, current member and Past Board member of the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce, previous Chairman of the Shawnee Planning commission.

Suzanne Maltos

Suzanne Maltos


Suzanne has over 21 years of experience in the Security Industry for Commercial and Government security and 34 years of diverse experience in Human Resources, Payroll and Accounting from Superior and 6 other business she and Louis have owned and operated and sold.  Suzanne oversees those 3 divisions with Superior Security.

She has been recognized by the ESGR as a Patriotic Employer, for contributing to National Security and Protecting Liberty and Freedom by Supporting Employee Participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force and is actively involved with several Civic and Community organizations and Boards.

She is currently the President of the Shawnee Police Foundation Board, Past President and sustaining member with Junior Service League, Shawnee High School Alumni Board member, Past President of Grove PTO and currently services as the secretary for the Shawnee CHOM Board.

Israel Otero Jr.

Israel Otero Jr.

Executive Vice President of Operations

Israel Otero Jr., is Superior Security and Investigations’ Executive Vice President of Operations. He has over 25 years of diverse security management experience in the Nuclear Assets, Aviation, Maritime, Correctional, Governmental and Commercial security sectors.

Israel develops and executes Superior’s corporate-wide security policies, standards, and programs, maintaining executive management oversight of security operations in the commercial and governmental sectors for Superior Security and Investigations. In addition, he oversees Superior Security and Investigations’ Specialized Services.

He is a Marine Corps Veteran. Israel is active member of American Society for Industrial Security, International Facility Manager’s Association, International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, The International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals, DAV, American Legion, VFW and The Marine Corps League.  

Tom Bottoms

Tom Bottoms

Branch Operations Manager

Tom Bottoms currently services as the Branch Operations Manager for Superior, and has over 32 years of public law enforcement and diverse security management experience working in Commercial, Disaster, Tactical Response Security, and Executive Protection for government dignitaries, public figures, and company executives.

Tom is also experienced in criminal and civil investigations both as a Police Officer and Private Investigator, with over 1000 hours of advanced training in law enforcement, security and investigative training beyond the police academy. He is a CLEET certified Basic Police Instructor, and is also a member of (ASIS) American Society of Industrial Security.

Recognition and Awards

CEO Louis A. Maltos and CFO Suzanne Maltos are dedicated corporate citizens of Oklahoma and are committed to active participation in civic and community organizations. The Maltos family believes in investing their time and effort toward building a strong, viable community now and for the future.

On October 8, 2010, Superior Security and Investigations received the first annual Award of Excellence in Government Contracting by the Oklahoma Procurement Roundtable Consortium. The award was presented to Superior Security and Investigations at the Tinker and the Primes event held in Midwest City. Superior’s selection was based on their participation with roundtable members and their successful completion of government contracts.

In October of 2003 and again in October 2010 Superior Security and Investigations was awarded the Outstanding Minority Business of the Year for excellence in service and business performance at the annual Minority Business Leadership Awards.

Our Core Competencies


Consistent and reliable customer service.


Swift proactive response by management.



Security officers who convey trust and confidence.



Security officers who possess a professional demeanor.



Superior Security and Investigations’ mission is to exceed our clients customized security needs by embracing a consultative partnership which results in delivering the highest quality of professional private security services.


‘Semper Vigilante – Always Vigilant.’ That phrase fits our vision at Superior Security and Investigations – always vigilant in protecting you, your home, business, assets, money or personnel.
Our high expectations are reflected in the training and requirements of our employees. Superior Security and Investigations is committed in every way to making your protection and safety our business.