S.A.F.E. Detroit opened its doors in April of 2002 after acquiring a three-year agreement for guest services, event security and crowd management at the newly-built five hundred million dollar Ford Field facility in Detroit, Michigan. In addition to event staffing for game day at Ford Field, S.A.F.E. manages Ford Field’s 24-hour security team.
S.A.F.E also supports all special events held at Ford Field, which has included major events such as the Rolling Stones concert in October 2002, the Eminem back-to-back concert series in July 2003, “The BasketBowl – Hoops on the 50” (Michigan State University vs. University of Kentucky basketball game) in December 2003, the annual Kenny Chesney concert, Wrestlemania 23 in April of 2007, the NCAA Division I Men’s Regional Basketball Tournament in March of 2008, Madonna – Stick & Sweet Tour in 2008, the NCAA Frozen Four in 2010, the PBR-Professional Bull Riders “The Last Cowboy Standing” in 2012, and most recently Taylor Swift – The Red Tour and the Justin Timberlake/Jay-Z’s Legends of Summer tour in 2013.
S.A.F.E. Management also provides event services to the Detroit Lions’ practice facility, University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Palace of Auburn Hills, DTE Energy Music Theater, Freedom Hill Amphitheater and the Detroit City Football Club.