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Security guard companies


John Barker Victorville, CA

Hi I will be getting my guard card soon in California. What companies would you recommend for me to join as entry level? And after I have some experience, then what company would you suggest?

29 November 2018 2 replies Career Advancement



Stephen LaJoice East Jordan, MI

Hi John.......I spent 37 years in the Secuirty business and I can tell you it is a wide open business with many layers of responsibility. It is a business where you start at an entry level and work toward advancement and that can come very quick if you have supervisory and management experience, are a regimented team player and have the drive to do the job well. Take a few minutes to look at the Securitas Security web site. There are links to their employment page. There you will find many opportunites and locations.


Mikhail Relushchin Brooklyn, NY

Hi John, thanks for asking this question! Have you taken a look at our Community page yet? Consider searching that for Advisors with a background in law enforcement and security, and message them to start a conversation about how to job search in the field. I think that would effectively supplement any info you get here.

I wouldn't limit your search to Advisors either: Perhaps some other Veterans could provide insights too, based on their own experiences working in security and figuring out how to get their foot in the door.

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