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Experienced and Trusted Private Security Guard Services for Orange County, California

American Shield is one of Southern California's leading private security firms. We are dedicated to protecting private properties throughout Orange County and have been incident-free for over 15 years. Our licensed security company specializes in providing:

  • alarm response,
  • lock up and alarm,
  • mobile patrols,
  • stationary guarding,
  • event security,
  • fire watch, and
  • parking enforcement.

These services are all fully customizable to meet the needs of our diverse clientele, and can be designed to fit a wide range of budgets. Our rates are among the most competitive in Orange County; yet, we are still able to offer some of the highest quality armed and unarmed guards around.

Why Choose Us for All of Your Security Needs in Orange County

  • We have a large team of guards who have all met BSIS security guard requirements and received thorough training in
    • powers to arrest
    • WMDs and terrorism awareness
    • observation & documentation
    • communication & its significance
    • search and seizures
    • liability and legal aspects
    • post orders
    • access control
    • emergency procedures
    • evacuation procedures
    • crowd control
    • fire watch
    • first aid/CPR
    • conflict management
    • diffusing tense situations
    • driver safety (cars, golf carts, and bicycles)
    • parking control
    • traffic control
    • school security
    • and more
  • All of our guards had to pass a background check, drug screening, reference check, series of interviews, and government e-check before they were hired.
  • Our management team has over two decades of industry experience.
  • Our managers and field supervisors monitor and support all of guards through random on-site visits, computerized tracking systems, and regular check-in meetings and trainings.
  • Our supervisory team stays available 24 hours a day.
  • Our security services are available on short notice for one time needs as well as short-term and long-term assignments.
  • Our management team treats each Orange County client as if they are our only client, which means responsive service, a willingness to adapt to their unique and changing needs, and a commitment to exceeding their expectations.
  • We stay on top of the security industry's best practices and technological advances through our memberships with ASIS and IACSP.
  • Our exceptional quality of our security services won us the Best of Garden Grove Award in 2009 for Security Guard and Patrol Service from the U.S. Commerce Association.
  • Each of our Orange County clients can depend on having a customized security solution that has been designed to meet their particular security needs, vulnerabilities, risks, and liabilities.
  • Our security solutions are designed to fit small to medium budgets.

To learn more, call America Shield Private Security today. We'll provide you with a free security consultation and estimate. There is no obligation and all client information is kept strictly confidential.

Private Security Guard Services Available in Orange County, California

Armed & Unarmed Standing Guard Services in Orange County - Standing guards are particularly helpful for protecting Orange County businesses that are concentrated in one room or a small area, such as banks and retail stores, and for clients that have a private property with one or a few critical access points, such as gated communities, event producers, and medical facilities. Standing guards are assigned to monitor designated areas and provide additional services as outlined by the post orders customized for each client. Typical post duties include access control, surveillance, video and alarm monitoring, loss prevention, supervise lock up and alarm, investigate triggered alarms, maintain security logs, and more.

Mobile Patrol Security Guard Services in Orange County - Mobile patrol services by American Shield's highly trained and licensed security guards are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in Orange County. This cost-effective service is ideal for improving safety and security on large private properties, such as college campuses, parking lots, industrial facilities, gated communities, business parks, shopping centers, construction sites, and outdoor events. Mobile patrols are performed on foot, by bike, or in a well-marked patrol car.

Fire Watch Services in Orange County - American Force's temporary fire watch services are designed to help your Orange County company meet California Fire Code requirements and keep your business operations running with as little interruption as possible when your fire alarm/sprinkler system goes down. This affordable service consists of providing a trained security guard to patrol the areas without a working fire alarm/sprinkler system on a regular basis. If they notice signs of a fire, they have immediate access to fire protection equipment and can contact the fire department if needed. Additionally, they can be trusted to notify your management team and assist in implementing your evacuation procedures. Call today for a free quote.

Alarm Monitoring & Response, Orange County - Alarm response by American Shield includes around-the-clock alarm monitoring and prompt response by well-trained, fully certified security guards. We have mobile guards located throughout Southern California, making it easy for us to respond quickly to triggered alarms anywhere in the Orange County area. Once on site, our guards investigate the cause of the alarm and determine if it was a false alarm or if local law enforcement needs to be called.

Guard Services for Opening/Closing Orange County Businesses - Opening and closing times are two of the most vulnerable times of the day for businesses. This is when there is often the least amount of traffic and there is usually only one person unlocking or locking the business, making it the ideal time for opportunistic criminals. If you want your Orange County business to avoid being a target for theft, have American Shield provide you with expert guard services for opening or closing, or both. Our guards will take responsibility for ensuring your premises are safe for opening and/or ensure that your Orange County site is thoroughly secure before locking up and setting the alarm. Call today for a free quote.

American Shield's Industry-Specific Guard Services

Front Reception & Lobby Desk Security Guards, Orange County, CA

American Shield has designed its front reception and lobby area security services to achieve three goals: to provide enhanced customer service; to improve safety and security; and to raise the level of professionalism of any Orange County business. To meet each of these priorities, we carefully select our guards according to how they will best match each client's needs and the personality of their business; design custom security plans and detailed post orders based upon a comprehensive assessment; and closely supervise our guards to ensure that they are completely meeting our client's expectations.

Security Services for Apartment Complexes, Condominium Buildings, and High-Rises in Orange County

Call American Shield today for security services designed specifically for high-rise apartment and condominium buildings in Orange County. This service usually consists of having one of our highly qualified guards stationed near the front entrance of a private building to discourage trespassing, loitering, theft, vandalism, and other unwanted behavior, while greeting your residents with a friendly welcome. A guard's role can also expand to include key distribution, announcing guests, issuing parking passes, enforcing parking rules and restrictions, addressing disturbances, responding to alarms, tracking use of shared facility spaces, and other tasks, as required by the client.

School, College, University & Research Facility Security, Orange County

Whether you are managing a small private school or a large public university, security will always be of the utmost importance. That's why we feel it is important to make reliable security accessible to all Orange County school, no matter their budget constraints. Our private security services are always competitively priced, but we also do our best to work with a client's budget constraints. For our clients in the education field, we'll not only design a security plan customized to your needs and budget, but we'll also provide you with a special discount. Despite the low rates, your Orange County school will still receive exceptional security services that are highly effective at discouraging criminal and unwanted behavior and promoting safety. Call today for a free security consultation.

Parking Facility Security Guards, Orange County

American Shield has over 15 years of experience guarding private parking lots and can provide the level of security, customer service, and safety that your Orange County business is looking for. Our parking lot security services consist of enforcing parking rules and restrictions, towing unauthorized vehicles, issuing warnings and citations, reserving spaces for visitors, scheduling delivery truck access, distributing parking passes, and directing traffic when necessary. Additionally, because this service is performed by highly trained, licensed security officers, we can also patrol your facility, respond to alarms, provide fire watch services, perform lock up and alarm services at closing, and more. To learn how we can customize our parking lot security services to your needs in Orange County, call today.

American Shield's industry-specific security services are not limited to parking lots, educational institutions, residential communities, and corporate offices. We also provide Orange County with access to:

  • manufacturing plant security services,
  • industrial facility security services,
  • construction site security services,
  • concert/sporting event security services,
  • motel/hotel security services,
  • petroleum/chemical facility security services,
  • and community event/festival security services.

Click on the links above to learn more about these customized services or call us directly to see how we can meet your specific security needs in Orange County. Consultations are free and require no obligation.

American Shield Private Security Orange County - 92862, 92865, 92866, 92867, 92868, 92869, California (CA)
Area code (714, 949)

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

Just wanted to commend you guys for your diligent work last night. There was a fire in our building and apparently your guard called 911. Thank God no one was hurt and there was relatively minor damage considering the circumstances . . .

Ryan Chase
S & A Properties

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