About Us

Convenience with privacy and confidentiality

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We know some of our customers like to speak to a representative in person and some are looking for a product immediately with little time for shipment. You may purchase products over the phone, but our private showroom is a great way customers can see the equipment in person and make a purchase the same day on site. You can come in and speak to our staff to get discrete guidance on what products would best suit your situation. Our showroom is conveniently located in Fairfax, VA. We are only about 20 minutes outside D.C. and only 25 minutes from Maryland.

Capital District Security CEO and owner, Robert Hughes, started in the security industry in 1991, in New York. He first worked for Chase Manhattan Bank in NYC for 5 years. After which he began working for Communication Control Systems (CSS) at their head office. Over the years Robert oversaw and managed different locations and opened up distributors locally and overseas. After 10 years growing his expertise in the electronics and communication industry, he decided to go into business for himself. In 2001 he formed Spy Guys Inc., now known as Capital District Security.

With his business based primarily on referrals, customer service and a quality purchasing experience is key to his business model. Robert believes in supporting customers with not only investing in the right products, but also helping them use and implement the security systems they purchase. Providing free consultations and estimates without having to commit is uncommon in the security field, with many providers tying fees for initial assessments and charging potential customers for site surveys. CDS defines their style of service without pressure to buy, but retains a very hands-on approach. It is important to Robert and his team to stay involved in the process, every step of the way.

Jason Kennedy, the lead CDS Sales Manager, has more than 8 years of experience in the private security industry. A former private investigator, Jason is very knowledgeable about investigative techniques and uses his expertise to find the best products to get the best results for his customers.