Lake Charles Memorial Health System welcomes Paul Espey as its new director
of security. Espey is charged with the day-to-day security operations
at all Lake Charles Memorial campuses and clinics.
Espey has more than 15 years of healthcare security and crime prevention
experience. Most recently, he managed security operations at several Memorial
Hermann Health System campuses in Houston, Texas. Prior to that, Espey
held multiple leadership roles at Allina Health System and Park Nicollet
Health System in Minneapolis, Minnesota area.
Espey implemented the first of its kind Crime Prevention Program at Allina
Health, which won Business of the Year Award from the Minnesota Crime
Prevention Association. He earned an Associate in Applied Science degree
in Law Enforcement from Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, Minnesota.
He is a Certified Healthcare Security Supervisor and a Crime Prevention
Practitioner. He is also a commissioned officer with the Texas Department
of Public Safety.