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American Shield -- A Licensed, Professional Private Security Company

Providing 24/7 Security Guard Services to Glendale, California

American Shield is trusted by those in Glendale to provide the best residential, industrial, and commercial private security services available in Southern California. Our security services have been developed by security experts with over two decades of experience and extensive knowledge of private security guard selection, training, and management. Our commitment to provide Glendale clients with the level of security and protection they require has driven us to find and cultivate the most professional and well-qualified security guards in the region. We motivate them to provide exceptional standing guard, mobile patrol, alarm response, lock up and alarm, and fire watch services, customized to the needs of each client. Additionally, we pay close attention to the changing security needs of our clients and regularly communicate with them to ensure we are continuously meeting their needs.

Call American Shield today to learn more about our private security services in Glendale. With over 15 years of experience, personalized customer service, and high-quality security at an affordable price, American Shield is Southern California's premier choice for armed and unarmed guard services.

About Us

American Shield Private Security, Inc. is a private security firm that is licensed with California's Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS). We are carry insurance policies for $1,000,000 in workers compensation and $3,000,000 in general liability insurance. All of our guards have received their guard cards through the BSIS and are closely monitored while on assignment through computerized Deggy and DTX systems and by our field supervisors who perform regular on-site visits. Our guards wear professional, easily identifiable security uniforms and supplied with handcuffs, flashlights, Deggy pens, radios, cell phones, and additional equipment as required by the post assignment. Contracts are provided on a short-term or month-to-month basis.

Our Security Services Available Throughout Glendale, California

Motel/Hotel Security Guards, Glendale, CA

Call American Shield for Glendale's best security services for hotels and motels. Our security services designed specifically for the hospitality industry balance guest safety with customer service. These services usually involve having one or more of our professional guards stand watch in your lobby area and/or perform regular patrols around your property. As part of their responsibilities, our hotel and motel security guards take responsibility for responding to guest complaints, handling unruly behavior, providing in-house security for events/parties, investigating alarms, dealing with trespassers, and helping guests as needed. Talk to our security experts today to have a hotel/motel security plan designed specifically for your needs in Glendale.

Retail Store & Mall Security Guards, Glendale, CA

Because retail stores and shopping malls have such large inventories of valuables as well as a constant crowd of distracted shoppers who usually carry cash and credit cards, it is critical that you have an effective security plan in place to reduce pickpocketing, shoplifting, and other crimes. At American Shield, we provide high-quality guard services to Glendale retailers to make their stores and shopping centers less attractive to criminals. These services include mobile patrols, surveillance, alarm monitoring and response, loss prevention, concierge, crowd control, lock up and alarm at closing, and more.

Parking Lot Security Guards, Glendale, CA

If your business, retail store, or shopping center in Glendale is looking to invest in security, you may also want to consider parking lot security services. Studies have shown that nearly 80% of all crime that occurs at these locations takes place in the parking lot rather than inside the actual place of business. That's why American Shield Private Security has developed cost-effective guard services that are specifically designed to make parking facilities safer and more secure. Our parking lot security service ranges from stationary guards (usually stationed in a guard shack or kiosk) to mobile guards who perform ongoing patrol throughout your parking facility. Call us today to start discussing how safety and security can be improved at your Glendale parking lot.

Security Guards for Apartments and Condominiums, Glendale, CA

American Shield provides professional, quality guard services to serve the security needs of Glendale apartment complexes and condominium buildings. Our guards have all completed their requisite 40 hours of training and received their BSIS guard card, continue to receive security training from our management team, and excel at protecting people and properties while reducing/preventing crimes. When they are assigned to community-based posts, such as residential neighborhoods, apartments, and condominiums, they make a concerted effort to go above and beyond in their level of customer service. By fostering a sense of community in your Glendale property, our guards build trust amongst your residents and are better able to identify unusual circumstances. Call today to arrange an on-site security consultation.

Gated Neighborhood Security Guards, Glendale, CA

At its most basic, security for gated neighborhoods involves controlled access throughout the property, strategic lighting, a clearly outlined emergency and evacuation plan, and possibly surveillance equipment and alarms. To achieve the next level of safety, most Glendale gated neighborhoods find that they need to invest in professional security guard services. At American Shield, we have over 15 years of experience serving the security needs of gated communities and can design a comprehensive security plan to meet them without exceeding your budget. We are licensed and can provide services on a month-to-month basis. Call us today for a free on-site security consult and recommendation.

Private & Special Event Security Guards, Glendale, CA

With more than 20 years of incident-free experience, the team at American Shield can be trusted to provide Glendale with high-quality event security services. Over the years, we've supplied security guards for sporting events, fundraisers, community events, concerts, festivals, and other events throughout Southern California. In each case, we worked closely with event organizers to prepare a customized security plan and ensure that they had the well-trained guards they needed throughout the duration of their event, from setup to breakdown. Their security plans addressed how access would be controlled; how we would minimize criminal activity; how we will respond to emergencies; and how we can maximize the effectiveness of our security efforts while staying within your budget. This security plan is used to develop post order duties, which our guards are fully prepared to follow. Contact us for a free quote for all of your event security needs in Glendale today.

Education Facility Security Guards, Glendale, CA: Schools, Universities, & College Campuses

At American Shield, we understand how important security at schools, universities, and colleges has become. That's why we offer Glendale area educational facilities with exceptional security guard services at very affordable rates. We can provide security services on a short-term or long-term basis with our flexible month-to-month contract, and meet the strictest of requirements for private security firms. Our company is licensed with 15 years of incident-free experience, and all of our guards are thoroughly screened, fully certified, and extensively trained. Call today for a free security consult.

Reception Area/Front Desk/Lobby Security Guards, Glendale, CA

With American Shield Private Security, our Glendale reception area security guards serve a dual purpose: enhanced on-site security and higher quality customer service. In addition to having our guards perform a number of security protocols such as issuing employee/visitor badges, checking IDs, checking bags, etc., they can also provide a number of concierge duties, such as greeting guests, giving directions, distributing parking passes, managing supplies, coordinating deliveries, and announcing visitors. Our lobby/reception security services are customized to the needs of each Glendale client and can be very cost effective when you consider the added value they provide. Call us today to learn more.

Construction Site Security Guards, Glendale, CA

American Shield offers very affordable guard services to reduce theft, trespassing, and vandalism at Glendale construction sites. As a construction company or contractor, you understand the value of your materials and equipment, and that loss prevention from both internal and external theft is a major priority. To ensure that you limit your losses, American Security uses the industry's best practices for Glendale construction site security. Depending upon the size and layout of your site, your budget, and what you need protected, our security plan may include all or some of the following services: stationary or mobile patrol guards, strategically placed lighting and motion detectors, surveillance cameras, alarm systems, lock up and alarm, alarm monitoring and response, access control, material watch log, and more. Call today to schedule your free consultation.

American Shield Private Security Glendale - 91201, 91202, 91203, 91204, 91205, 91206, 91207, 91208, 91210, California (CA)
Area code (818)

Our company received the most courteous and trustworthy security Guard services from American Shield Private Security, Inc. for our 27th Annual Orange County Heart Walk this last September 16, 2007. I was pleased that American Shield Private Security was so prompt and available to help us at such late notice, when we greatly needed their services. I appreciated their help, and will certainly use their services in the years to come.

Amy Markan
Business Development Director


At the outset I would like to thank American Shield for all of its prompt attention and help regarding the live guard patrol provided to McKinley Freeway Center . . .

Property Manager
The Dana Group

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