After completing Chapters 1-3, and then reviewing the Security Industry websites, please comment on your impressions of the size, scope and sophistication of the security services industry
Were you surprised at what you saw and read?
What does this review tell you about career opportunities?
www.securitas.com (Look at “About us” and “Our Offering”)
Note that Securitas absorbed Burns, Pinkerton, and First Security Services etc.
www.aus.com (Largest US based guard company) Now Allied Universal – Recent Merger
www.ussecurityassociates.com National Company with strong Boston Operation
http://www.longwoodsecurity.com/ Medium sized Local Company
www.adt.com (scroll to bottom – hit “About us” link)
www.americanalarm.com (New England based)
www.gardaglobal.com (Canadian based – Guards, Armored cars, etc.)
www.andrewsinternational.com (Purchased Garda’s US Operations – now a US Security Associates Co)
www.brinks.com (Expanded beyond armored cars – see “Our Company” – “History”)
www.kroll.com (Global Investigations and Risk Management firm)
www.creativeservices.com (Major background check provider – Mansfield based)
www.lpinnovations.com (Serving the retail industry with Loss Prevention services)