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Updated 4 days ago

How can i get security contract for my company - 333 Replies

Hi everyone I'd just opened my own security company less than six month's old, is doing good but I still need some hints as to how to get...


Updated 9 days ago

Whats the deal with the California Security Guard Card registration? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="BSIS in California"][/QUOTE] It is best to check license information. The BSIS requires that all licensed training facilities...

Eradicajun in Orlando, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

D license between states - 7 Replies

If I were to get a Security Guard D license in Florida, then later move to North Carolina, would North Carolina accept my D license?

PatrickB3093 in Ilion, New York

Updated 2 months ago

can you be a felon - 228 Replies

my question is can you be a felon a be a security guard ? i have just got a gun charge due to the fact that a young man whom i gave a ride to tossed...

Bob Lube Illinois in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

How to start a security company - 407 Replies

a friend and my self have been thinking on starting a security company, please advise on all steps to take, any advise will help.

Lateya in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 4 months ago


Everyone working as a security guard in New York State must have a license. Obtaining the license involves several steps: -complete the NYS...

The Slammer in Syracuse, New York

Updated 4 months ago

I am looking for Contracts for my security company. - 2 Replies

I am a prior Ex-Military veteran served 5 years doing special operations and 2 years doing private maritime security contract work over seas. I have...

MrMiller in Royal Oak, Michigan

Updated 6 months ago

How do I obtain a Security License in Puerto Rico? - 4 Replies

I'm trying to start a Security Company in Puerto Rico but was told I need a special license there. Can anyone help me out? Thanks

Anne in Toronto, Ontario

How to get a security license in Toronto

I was asked this question several times so I thought I'd write up a mini-guide with the detail of all the involved procedures. Step 1: Ensure that...

Kiara Mitchell in Murrieta, California

Updated 7 months ago

Where can I get a guard card? - 100 Replies

In S. Cal looking for a school that offers the training for a guard card.

Tbailey1 in Louisville, Kentucky

Updated 8 months ago

good paying jobs - 3 Replies

Hi I can't believe we as security officer's pay so much money to get a license to work then when we have all what we need they pay us so little. The...

ClockTower in Clarksburg, Massachusetts

Updated 8 months ago

Starting out... - 56 Replies

How did you get your start doing security guard work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

roybsmith12 in North York, Ontario

How to be a successful security guard

Being a security guard isn't easy. It is an exhilarating job. As the job entails protecting people, properties, products,etc., challenges and risks...

Johnnette Morris in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 9 months ago

How to check status and location of my PERC card - 2 Replies

I have sent in all the information to get my PERC card but it has been two months and i don't know what to do from here to check my status or find...

annonymous in Dallas, Texas

Updated 9 months ago

Security companies to avoid in DFW (list) - 1 Reply

Stay away from: All Pro Security Services. No room for advancement and if you quit they will harass and threaten you. Imperial Security: They...

The Slammer in Syracuse, New York

Updated 10 months ago

AlliedUniversal Security Services just fired 11 people at my job in one day. - 1 Reply

I came into work today and the account manager, post manager, assistant post manager, a supervisor and seven security guards were all fired in one...

Lin b in Whittier, California

Updated 15 months ago

reinstating guard card - 6 Replies

My guard card was revoked in may 2010 because of a petty theft conviction. I appealed and continued working with security company until card expired...

I.T. Guard in Jonesboro, Georgia


I have unarmed security experience, but does not know rather to pursue an Armed position or A P.I. Because I just need a job right now; but I have...

New York, New York in New York City

New York / New Jersey - Anti-Terrorism Training for Security Personnel

Security Training ** Beginning in May 2016 our private training firm will begin offering “Anti-Terrorism” training to private licensed security...

Need job! in Redding, California

Updated 38 months ago

Sceurity Employment Agencies - 2 Replies

I am living in Suth Jersey/Vineland. Are there any security agancies that hire home security guards for provate residences? I have a SORA Thanks

DonaldScott3 in North Providence, United States minor outlying islands

Updated 38 months ago



Yahweh in Michigan

Updated 39 months ago

fac or tan card - 42 Replies

can i take the card from job to hob, or must i reapply for one evry job i get? i know the stated that you have to return to employer when u quit but...

Emmett in Rocklin, California

Welcome to the next age of the Physical Security Industry

Just like Uber This completely FREE App is for licensed security companies to get continual contracted work via The GRID App. All service contracts...

Bob Lube Illinois in Chicago, Illinois

Open your Security Guard Office in Illinois

I have over 20 yrs of 20 years of National Sales and Business Development Management experience in the calling on every industry with skills focused...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Alliedbarton using GPS technology to track employees every move.

Alliedbarton has chosen not only to use GPS to harass employees but to encourage other companies to do the same. The problem with companies using GPS...

IHurst in Manassas, Virginia

Updated 40 months ago

Confessions of an ex mall cop. - 5 Replies

Don't expect any respect if you become a mall cop. I just got out of college and needed a job so I went down to my local mall. In the interview I was...

oceanorigami in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Would you work in a hospital?

I'm just wondering if you'd work in a hospital doing security and why or why not. There's an opening for 3rd shift about 25 miles away but I'm not...

jpitrejr in Jennings, Louisiana

Updated 43 months ago

pinkerton security/ northrop grumman IT coordinators - 1 Reply

Hey wonder what pinkerton going to say about northrop grumman problem/ because securitas owns pinkerton now//

cathrine in Ireland

Updated 43 months ago

Interview Preparation - 7 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming security guard interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

hh4him in Los Angeles, California

Updated 46 months ago

How Can I Get My Guard Card in Los Angeles - 1 Reply

Hey I live in LA and I served in the military, been having some trouble finding work and thought i'd look for work in the security field. Wondering...

marsellwil in Rochester, New York

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Rob in Union City, California

Tips in getting contracts for a start up company?

I started a new company in Bay Area. There is lot of competition out here. Any help regarding the topic will be appreciated.

Protective Agent in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 55 months ago

Getting ahead... - 10 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable security guard? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Execsolution in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Updated 57 months ago

Security Company - 3 Replies

I'm new to this site I'm starting my own security company, and I like to know how to get more contracts/sites. Any ideas or anyone know what places...

Execsolution in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Updated 57 months ago

!!!!!!!!Seeking help!!!!!!!!!!!¡! to get Security Contract in Calgary,Ab,Canada - 4 Replies

Im running A Security Services Company In Calgary And i would like to know how to get the security contract here.

Old Grandad

Imperial Security Memphis WTF ?

Never saw anything like it. Everyone was a supervisor and no one knew anything. Very dysfunctional organization. Extremely high turnover rate. Low...

BRANDON in Brooklyn, New York

How long does it take to RENEW your NYS Security Guard License and recieve it in the mail?

I was wondering how long did it take you guys to renew your guard license and recieve it in the mail?

Jay81 in Lakeland, Florida

Armed Guard and Unarmed Guard Question

I would like to know a few thing about security guard job. For both unarmed and armed. First few question is refer to Armed Guard then Unarmed...

King in Baltimore, Maryland

Being a security guard with a arrest record?

Last year me & a group of friend was arrested for CDS even though the cops did find marijuana but they smelled it. Anyway the case was thrown out & I...

Indie_One in Wichita, Kansas

Updated 60 months ago

Apartment Security Guard - 1 Reply

How easy would it be to establish yourself as an independent security guard for an apartment complex? What kind of training would you need?

SPSOA UNION in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Updated 65 months ago

Thinking about being a security guard - 2 Replies

I am a 53 year old male. Is that too old to become a security guard. I recently graduate from a medical assistant program and I am CPR certified. ...

SPSOA UNION in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Can I Be Legally Fired for Starting or Joining a Security Union?

Most Security Officers & Security Guards are under the assumption if they should decide to form or join a security guard union seeking a voice on the...

Gene in Lancaster, California

Updated 68 months ago

Armed G license Guards, how much per hour you guys make? - 3 Replies

I'm asking since I'm getting my G license to possibly make a higher salary then what I currently make. I'm asking if any other armed guards what to...

bills8091 in Orem, Utah

Updated 70 months ago

Don't work for an unlicensed or illegal company! - 3 Replies

New Mexico's security industry is virtually unregulated. Unlicensed and illegal companies are wide-spread and prevalent in the Albuquerque Security...

Twiggy in Clermont, Florida

Updated 71 months ago

Armed Security Guards - 1 Reply

How old does someone have to be to work as an armed security guard in the state of Florida? Can they be under 21?

dave read in Charlottesville, Virginia

How do i get a guard card ?

I was recenly layed off form my janitoral job, its been a while that i was a security guard, so now i want to persue becoming a security guard, but...

chajookha in Mississauga, Ontario

How to get out of security

I have been working security for about 5 years now and now I want to get out of the security employment by lookin for new types of job. Anything not...

KrisCaldwell in California

Updated 72 months ago

Becoming a Security Guard in California - 2 Replies

I am a 48 year old man currently living in San Diego and am looking at becoming a security guard. I have a few questions: 1. I assumed that...

Eddie P Rogers in Douglasville, Georgia

Updated 75 months ago

Legitimate Security Training in Georgia - 1 Reply

How do you know you are being trained by licensed instructors. How does their back-ground, and experience translate into you success as a security... in Bronx, New York

Updated 76 months ago


Everyone working as a security guard in New York State must have a license. Obtaining the license involves several steps: -complete the NYS...

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