G4S Secure Solutions (G4S) counters the perils of modern life by providing a full slate of security services to corporate, industrial, and government organizations. The company's offerings include armed guards, background investigations, program development, and security consulting. G4S also provides fire and rescue services, as well as specialized security for airports, nuclear power plants, and US embassies. The company markets security services to federal, state, and local government agencies via its Wackenhut Services subsidiary. Formerly known as Wackenhut Corporation, G4S is the US business unit of UK-based G4S plc, one of the world's largest security companies.
G4S manages security services for more than half of the US's commercial nuclear power generating plants. In addition to its government and energy company clients, G4S also works with financial institutions, chemical/petrochemical companies, hospitals and health care facilities, as well as a variety of mass-transit agencies. In addition to its services, the company also provides security-based tracking, verification, access-control, communications, and other software and systems.
G4S operates offices across the US. The company also offers its future and current security employees training and education programs through a dedicated facility known as the North America Training Institute (NATI). – less