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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
Security (Current Employee), Minneapolis, MNMay 1, 2015
Security Officer (Former Employee), North Charleston, SCApril 29, 2015
Security Professional (Former Employee), Chicago, ILApril 24, 2015
Security Officer (Current Employee), Riverside, CAApril 24, 2015

Universal Protection Service Salaries

Security Officer
$10.00 per hour
Based on 55 employees
Security Guard
$10.00 per hour
Based on 41 employees
Security Officer
$22,100 per year
Based on 26 employees
$10.50 per hour
Based on 16 employees
Security Guard
$20,000 per year
Based on 14 employees

Universal Protection Service Photos

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Security Patrol 2013 Ford 4x4
This is our 2013 Ford patrol vehicle.