Security Guard Demand Is High

Security guards are being hired by businesses and other organizations that would have never thought of hiring guards a few years ago. The growing demand means more trained and licensed guards are needed. Reasons For Increased Security Guard Demand. The pandemic is the primary factor for the increase in the need for security guards. Guards […]

Need For Security Guards On The Rise

  Over 1 million people are employed as security guards in the U.S. according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Los Angeles and San Francisco are in the top 10 metropolitan areas with the highest security guard employment levels. Expect security guard hiring to increase as health and society issues require stronger security measures. […]

Security Guard Heroes

Security guards juggle a lot of duties. Guards need to always be on the alert for suspicious activity, they monitor property entrances, patrol parking lots, conduct crowd control and are first to respond in case of an emergency. Another part of the job, and possibly its most rewarding, is being a hero. Security Guard Standouts. […]

Steps to Take To Become A California Security Guard

Becoming a fully licensed California security guard takes time, training and preparation. Passing the background checks and initial training is only the beginning. Security guard continuing education and on-the-job training must follow. Initial Steps. The minimum age to become a California security guard is 18. Prospective guards need to first pass a criminal background check […]

California Ranks #5 In Best States For Unarmed Security Guard Jobs

Zippia, a job search and research company, recently conducted a nationwide analysis on the best states for unarmed security guard jobs. California was ranked number five based on the demand for security guards, earnings and Bureau of Labor Statistics measurements. It found that the best city in America for unarmed security guard jobs with the […]

Crime Is Increasing, So Is The Demand For Security Guards

According to IBIS, an industry research firm, one of the primary factors affecting the growth of the security guard industry is the crime rate. Crime rates surged in 2020 to the highest level in this century and 2021 may be even worse. The demand for well-trained California security guards to protect the public and property […]

Security Guards in Orange County Require Strong Communication and Observation Skills, Integrity, Flexibility, Strength and Fitness

Over the past year, security guards have been asked to take on a significant number of new responsibilities. They undertake these new roles with ease primarily because of the skills they received during guard training. Security guards in Orange County are now routinely stationed at medical centers where they conduct health screenings. They are asked […]

California Loosen Gathering Restrictions Raising Need For Security Guards

The number of infected individuals is finally going down in California. With that, the state is loosening gathering restrictions for restaurants, places of worship, gyms, hair salons, museums, zoos and campgrounds. Strict rules still apply and security guards are being recruited to ensure healthy and safety rules are followed in high-population areas including Los Angeles […]

Demand For Pandemic-Related Security Guards To Continue In 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing, the increased demand for pandemic-related security guards services in California will continue in 2021. We saw a big increase in the requests for security guard services last year. Our guards have been stationed at hospitals, medical offices, in retail stores, manufacturing facilities, private communities and public […]

Demand For Security Guards and Guard Training Continues to Grow

Security guards are an in-demand occupation. Currently, California has over 160,000 guards according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than any other state in the country. The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim region employs over 70,000 guards while San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward has over 21,000 guards providing service. The bureau estimates by the end of the decade, […]



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