Walter Gunn

Walter Gunn

Walter Gunn

Director of Safety and Security | Tachi Palace Casino Resort

Walter is the Director of Safety and Security at Tachi Palace Casino Resort in Lemoore, CA. He has a prestigious resume with over 27 years of experience in the law enforcement and security management Industries.

Walt has worked for several municipal and federal law enforcement agencies in Tennessee and Mississippi, including the Memphis Police Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He honed his experience as an investigator during his tenure with these organizations. Walt has also served as Law Enforcement Advisor and conducted law enforcement tactics, techniques, procedural training, and active shooter training. Walt made the transition from public to private sector Security Management and has worked in a senior management capacity for several fortune 500 companies, such as Church Hills Downs and Raymond James Financial. His current work at Tachi Palace Casino and Resort includes the installation and training of a state-of-the-art weapons detection and facial recognition system, professional development training for his security force, as well as consulting work with Santa Rosa Rancheria’s Department of Public Safety. Walt currently serves on the Administration of Justice Advisory Board at West Hills College Lemoore and is committed to serving at risk populations in the community through philanthropic and mentorship efforts.

Walt holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Strayer University and a Master of Arts in Security Management from American Military University.  His education also includes numerous professional developments and “train the trainer” certificates in various disciplines. Walt’s extensive experience, education and passion for Security Management and Public Safety makes him a subject matter expert and leader in his field.