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Watch Guard Patrol license in NY


Issaka Koudougou Brooklyn, NY

Greetings everyone,

I have a NYC Watch Guard Patrol license and would appreciate some tips and guidance from anyone who owns a security guard company in NY on what to do next before looking for contracts.

14 November 2022 5 replies Small Business



Anne Crawford Swansea, MA

Hi Issaka, I know Allied Universal Security Services is hiring for many positions. They are all over the world and U.S. One of their offices is in the state of New York.
I just met with the Providence RI branch as far as them having openings for the ESGR (Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserves). Please reach out to Ed Barber who is in charge of hiring for the RI area. He will know who to contact for the state of New York. It might be Adam Reeza, for the state of NY. He is on LinkedIn , so look him up.
Edward Barber
401- 316- 5940


Gary Rossi Napa, CA

Isaaka - do not forget to use LinkedIn for networking - I am sure there are many security companies in New York that you can reach out to for an informational interview - use a tailored connection request and see if they will speak with you - hit up as many as you find - this also increases your network and exposure on LInkedIn as a start here is my profile - - check out any contacts that I may have


Richard Byrne Hillsborough, NJ

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Issaka Koudougou Brooklyn, NY

Thanks a lot for your answer. It is very helpful.


Jerry Welsh Middleville, MI

One of your best resources in small business is the SBA. Many of their staff are in US Chamber of Commerce offices. I would also start conducting Informational Interviews of companies outside of your service area. Keep in mind some times small businesses are not keen on providing direct assistance to someone who will open up shop and compete with them in their home town, especially smaller towns. I would also seek out contracts for security bids that companies or small government agencies maybe looking at awarding. It will be important to understand the market, pay rates, salary rates etc. so you know how to build your business with competitively priced staff. Thanks for your service.

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