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American Shield Private Security, Inc., A Licensed Security Guard Firm Serving Pasadena

At American Shield, our private security guards are dedicated to crime prevention, customer service, and security. With these priorities set firmly in place, we are able to offer Pasadena the best private security services, from standing and mobile guard services to alarm response and fire watch services, at some of the lowest prices available in Southern California.

About American Shield Private Security

American Shield is a private patrol company with an active license through the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS). We are diligent about meeting all state requirements and improving our services based upon the industry's best practices. To stay current on the latest security advances and best practices, we are active members of ASIS International, the leading organization for those invested in increasing the productivity and effectiveness of the global security services community, and IACSP, the International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals. Our management team, dispatch, and services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and we are able to arrange for services on short notice for one-day, short-term, or long-term jobs.

About Our Guards

At American Shield, we use the most stringent hiring process to select our private security officers. Our guards must all pass an exhaustive screening process that includes background checks, drug testing, and reference checks; meet the training requirements set by the BSIS and pass all tests; and perform well on their interviews. Once hired, our security experts continue to provide them with ongoing training on a wide variety of subjects related to private security and to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our clients. (In fact, we are one of the private security contractors in the state of California that has achieved full compliance with the requirements of the Department of Consumer Affairs Skills Training Course for Security Guards.) We also have guards that go on to get certified to carry batons and firearms. Moreover, our guards are closely monitored by our management team through random onsite visits, remote monitoring using the computerized DTX system, and client feedback.

Call today to have the most well-trained and professional security guards in Southern California protect and secure your business, community, or event in Pasadena. We'll work with your security budget and provide you with a complimentary security consult.

About Our Customizable Security Services

Mobile Security Patrols in Pasadena

Mobile patrol services by American Shield's highly trained and licensed security guards are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in Pasadena. 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.

Stationary Guard Services in Pasadena

At American Security, we are proud to offer superior stationary guard services at extremely competitive rates to Pasadena commercial clients. Stationary guard services are provided by guards who have demonstrated a command of the most important aspects of private security, such as powers to arrest, observation and documentation, following post orders, diffusing tense situations, conflict management, access control, public relations, and communication. All of our standing guards meet BSIS requirements and carry active guard cards, and have passed our extraordinarily thorough screening process. This service is ideal for businesses that need a dedicated guard to protect a localized area as well as those that want a security guard positioned near a key access point to provide both security and customer service, such as gate guards or lobby guards. Our guard services are available 24 hours a day anywhere in Pasadena. Call today to start arranging guard services for your business.

California Fire Code Compliant Fire Watch Services in Pasadena

American Force's temporary fire watch services are designed to help your Pasadena 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 Services in Pasadena

If you have an active alarm system installed at your business or residence, it is generally recommended that you have a licensed private patrol company monitor your alarm. For those in Pasadena, American Shield is your best choice for alarm monitoring and response. This service is affordably priced and available 24 hours a day. It consists of having a highly qualified and well-trained guard dispatched to your property anytime your alarm is triggered. In the event of a false alarm, our service saves you the expense of being charged a fine if the police were called first. In the event that it isn't a false alarms, our guards will be prepared to investigate and document any suspicious circumstances or people, preserve the incident scene, call the local authorities, and make sure that you and your property are safe and secure.

Guard Services for Opening & Closing Businesses in Pasadena

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 Pasadena 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 Pasadena site is thoroughly secure before locking up and setting the alarm. Call today for a free quote.

About Our Industry-Specific Security Solutions and Services

School Security Guards, Pasadena

American Security is qualified to design and implement security plans for schools, colleges, university, and other educational institutions. Our management team has over 20 years of experience and our guards are trained in all aspects of private security, including powers to arrest, PR, communication, liability, evacuation and emergency preparation, access control, first aid, CPR, conflict management, crowd control, and parking/traffic control. With our level of experience and expertise, we can be trusted to create a security solution that increases staff and student safety, improves security, and discourages unwanted or criminal behavior at your Pasadena school. Call us today for a free security consultation and ask about our special discount for educational institutions.

Lobby & Front Reception Security Guards, Pasadena, 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 Pasadena 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.

Parking Lot Security Guards, Pasadena

Parking lot security is a great investment for Pasadena business owners because it offers a number of benefits: It improves the public's perception of your business; reduces your liabilities; ensures that parking spaces are used appropriately; and gives you the ability to enforce your parking rules and restrictions. American Shield has been providing guard services to Pasadena private parking structures, garages, and lots for over 15 years, and has the experience necessary to figure out how to provide effective security services for a wide range of budgets. Call today to learn how we can tailor our parking lot security guard service to meet your unique needs in Pasadena.

Residential High-Rise, Gated Community, Condominium & Apartment Complex Security in Pasadena

Call American Shield today for security services designed specifically for high-rise apartment and condominium buildings in Pasadena. 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.

Retail Security Services in Pasadena

At American Shield, we've trained our security guards to provide exceptional retail security. This means that our BSIS licensed guards can be relied upon to act professional at all time, keep careful watch of your premises (either from an assigned post or by patrolling your store), and perform all post order duties created specifically for your Pasadena business. As a result, our retail guards are able to minimize opportunities for internal and external theft, vandalism, and trespassing; improve customer relations; and reduce your risk, liabilities, and expectations. Call today to obtain a free consultation on retail security services available in Pasadena.

Other Industry-Specific Services Available to Pasadena

American Shield's industry-specific security services are not limited to just parking lot facilities, schools, residential communities, retail stores, and front lobbies; we're also highly experienced in providing security services tailored for:

  • manufacturing plants,
  • construction sites,
  • industrial facilities,
  • hotels/motels,
  • festivals/community events,
  • sporting events,
  • concerts, and
  • chemical/petroleum facilities.

To discover the security services we can provide your Pasadena business or property, call us today. Consultations are complimentary and can be provided on site without any obligation.

American Shield Private Security Pasadena - 91101, 91103, 91104, 91105, 91106, 91107, California (CA)
Area code (626)

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.

Have a great Holiday weekend.

Ryan Chase
S & A Properties

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American Shield Private Security. dependable and reliable service-providing protection for our families and children of tomorrow

Director of Facilities
Temple Bat Yahm

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