The creation of the Dakota Safe Company revealed the need for more warehouse space along with a larger showroom and areas to house the ever growing safe company that Security Centers Inc. was becoming.
The perfect location was found off of Highway 412 and Admiral off 193th Street. With ample room for growth the journey began towards building the largest gun safe showroom in Oklahoma. Over the next 9 years Security Centers Inc. became the number one gun safe company in Oklahoma and the surrounding states. Dakota Safe Company grew to and impressive state in which Bill and Scott's specially designed safes and safe accessories are located at safe specialty stores across the nation.
The need to expand the business had become evident as the industry continues to change. Along with the safes other items related to this field were added including pistol safe and vault doors. Several additions to the business included the sale of Traeger and Louisiana Grill, Heavy Duty Coolers and a variety of safe accessories. The final piece to the puzzle was the addition of the GUN ROOM. This room has opened a whole new realm to the company and we welcome what the future has in store for us.
Scott and Bill started creating innovations in the safe industry that was evolved around a central idea. Safe accessories, which began to make their way into the commercial market. It wasn't long before national companies began carrying their products. Starting with SafeArt, magnetic artwork which adhered to the front of a gun safe and Safe Dri desiccant which controls the humidity inside a safe.
Bill & Scott came up with a revolutionary gun safe design that was the culmination of years of experience and knowledge for the need of something unique to the industry. Their first gun safe design which was of a Modular design, was the beginning of what is now today known as the Dakota Safe Company.
SECURITY CENTERS INC. in Tulsa is a family owned business. Bill and Annette Jones and Scott and Tara Jones united together to form a company with the same family values, integrity and the idea to treat people like they would like to be treated. Many of the employees at SECURITY CENTERS INC. are friends and family. With the same attention to great customer service and devotion to making this the best gun safe and gun store in the Tulsa Area.
Bill & Annette Jones along with Scott & Tara Jones formed Security Centers Inc. as a Tulsa based Locksmith Company located at 49th & Mingo.
Gun safes came into the picture as a product in store to go along with the Locksmith business. Business was booming and Gun Safes started flying out the door.
As the sales of Gun Safes increased so did the knowledge that Tulsa had a need for a specialized Gun Safe store. That prompted Security Centers Inc. to be located in a larger venue to cater to the ever increasing demand for Gun Safes in Tulsa and the surrounding areas. They moved to a location just off of Highway 169 and 51st Street in Tulsa.