U.S. Security Associates was established as Advance Security Engineering in 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia, to provide security guard services. Over the next five decades, USA expanded its operations to 160 cities in 45 states, and now employs over 50,000
Letter from Richard Wyckoff, President & CEO with news of Las Vegas Active Shooter
October 3, 2017 - The news of the Las Vegas active shooter tragedy continues to develop, and our hearts grieve for those killed and injured, for the families affected, and for the first responders and law enforcement who cared for the injured and located the shooter. I will never understand the evil circumstances that cause an active shooter to open fire on the innocent; I also will never stop preparing our Officers for such an event.
The incident at the Las Vegas concert is just as senseless as others that preceded it. After other active shooter incidents last year, I tasked Harold Underdown, our Senior Vice President, Security Force Development and retired U.S. Navy SEAL Master Chief, to develop active shooter training for each one of our Associates...
October 2017 - U.S. Security Associates Honors 'Heroes' at ASIS
U.S. Security Associates (USA), the market-leading, wholly-owned American security solutions provider, honored three heroes with the company's first Hero Awards at this year's ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017). All of USA's Associates work diligently to provide our clients better outcomes, but on occasion there are those who go far above the call for service. Although they don't leap tall buildings or move faster than a speeding bullet, these individuals are heroes for their sacrifice and motivation to ensure the safety, security, and livelihood of others. They each embody the meaning of the word "Hero" through their selfless actions.
U.S. Security Associates Awarded DHS SAFETY Act Designation
U.S. Security Associates (USA) is proud to announce, after an extensive examination of its service standards, screening processes, training protocols, and security technologies, it has been awarded the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SAFETY Act designation. The SAFETY Act award demonstrates that USA is a market leader in anti-terrorism security solutions and covers USA's clients against certain damages in the event of a terrorist attack at a facility that USA serves.
U.S. Security Associates Relief Fund, Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey has impacted members of our US Security Associates family. The devastation to the region from flooding has been catastrophic and the need for help is dire. Over 3,200 USA Associates work and live in the direct path of Harvey. Many have lost everything. To help our Associates get back on their feet we have created the Employee Relief Fund. Please consider making a voluntary donation to help our U.S. Security Associates team members over the coming weeks and months.
No matter how large or small, every dollar is GREATLY appreciated. THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO HAS DONATED.
U.S. Security Associates was established as Advance Security Engineering in 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia, to provide security guard services. Over the next five decades, USA has expanded its operations to 160 cities in 45 states, and now employs over 50,000 people. In 1996, we changed our name to U.S. Security Associates to better accommodate our growing stature and national service coverage.
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U.S. Seurity Associates Ranked Security Industry Leader in Talent Development Programs
U.S. Security Associates (USA), the market-leading, wholly-owned American safety and security solutions provider was recognized in an award ceremony among the world's foremost organizations for their talent and development programs at the Association for Talent Development [ATD] BEST conference in Washington, DC on October 5, 2017. This is the fourth time U.S. Security Associates has been honored with the coveted ATD BEST award and for 2017 is ranked 19th overall across all industries and additionally as the leader within the security industry for their innovative talent and development strategies.
U.S. Security Associates Provides Personal Safety Video for Active Shooter Survival
Following the tragic incident in Las Vegas that senselessly left so many innocent victims dead or injured, U.S. Security Associates (USA) has produced a video outlining important personal safety steps to take in the event of an active shooter situation. "Our hearts grieve for those killed and injured, for the families affected, and for the first responders and law enforcement who cared for the injured and located the shooter," USA President and CEO Richard L. Wyckoff said. "We hope that you find this information useful, and we encourage you to share it."