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About Universal Protection Service

Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today’s business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Universal employs hands-on, – more... highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security and janitorial solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: Keep up with the latest news at:

Organic client additions and numerous acquisition deals sparked unprecedented growth in revenue and employee base. What began as a small, steady startup many years ago has now become a leading security and janitorial company, with more than 40,000 professionals servicing billions of dollars in assets nationally. The $1 billion company takes pride in the following national rankings:

• 5th largest security provider (manned and security systems)
• 3rd largest U.S.–owned security company
• The largest private security company.

Universal Protection Service proudly supports the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a group of leading U.S. companies whose goal is to collectively hire 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.

Universal Protection Service offers an expansive range of security solutions for properties of every type including:

• Airports
• Corporate Campuses
• Distribution/Manufacturing Facilities
• Educational Facilities
• Government Facilities
• Healthcare Facilities
• Office Buildings
• Petrochemical Facilities
• Residential Communities
• Retail Centers – less

Universal Protection Service Employer Reviews
Security Officer Unarmed (Current Employee), Dulles, VAJanuary 28, 2015
Command Center Operator (Former Employee), San Diego, CAAugust 1, 2015
Security Officer (Current Employee), San Francisco, CAJuly 29, 2015
Security Supervisor (Former Employee), Atlanta, GAJuly 27, 2015
Security (Former Employee), Dallas, TexasJuly 21, 2015
Universal Protection Service Salaries
Security Officer
$10.49 per hour
Based on 79 employees and 4,640 jobs
Security Supervisor
$12.88 per hour
Based on 4 employees and 230 jobs
Public Safety Officer
$11.12 per hour
Based on 167 jobs
Retail Salesperson
$9.79 per hour
Based on 125 jobs
Human Resources Manager
$13.94 per hour
Based on 112 jobs
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Security Patrol 2013 Ford 4x4
This is our 2013 Ford patrol vehicle.