ATLANTA – October 2016 – U.S. Security Associates (USA) recently awarded security officers at client sites in New Jersey in a pinning ceremony for their completion of the SecuritySTARS® level one training. Introduced corporate wide in the third quarter of 2016, an industry exclusive, SecuritySTARS® is a training, development and recognition strategic initiative that ensures all USA security officers are the best prepared with the knowledge and the skills required to provide our clients with the most safe, secure and friendly environments.
USA is proud to be recognized as the only security industry company to earn the highly prestigious ATD BEST Award in 2015 and is additionally a ten-time consecutive winner of Training magazine’s Top 125 Award. Richard L. Wyckoff, President and CEO of USA, commented, “SecuritySTARS® raises the bar once again with an unparalleled, comprehensive and ongoing commitment to officer development. Every training module is focused on prevention, detection and immediate response in order to mitigate safety and security risks. It’s far more than just a training program. It is a career path that encourages prescriptive and continuing education that elevates our officers’ skills and competencies to more immediately address new threats as they arise. By redoubling our investment in our officers, we are providing our clients with greater capabilities to achieve the best possible outcomes.”
Approximately 50 officers at two client sites were awarded pins, recognized for their exemplary completion of the required training and superior on-the-job performance. On hand from USA in New Jersey for the pinning ceremony were Harold Underdown, Senior Vice President of Security Force Development; David Kahn, Chief Human Resources Officer; Thomas Gasque, Vice President of Training & Leadership Development; Anthony Corrente, Branch Manager and Joe Arwady, President, Northern Region. Arwady commented, “Our officer force has a proud history of excellence in on-the-job performance that ranges from client recognition for great customer service to heroic actions that save lives. SecuritySTARS® is another way we are able to recognize not only those on-the-job achievements, but also reward their commitment to continuing education and skill attainment.”
U.S. Security Associates (USA) is the market-leading, wholly-owned American, full-service safety and security solutions provider. With over 160 locally-responsive offices, international locations and over 50,000 dedicated professionals, they offer the most complete array of physical security, remote surveillance, and global consulting and investigations to ensure better outcomes for thousands of clients and a range of industries. Innovative applications of leading-edge, proprietary technology enable USA to rank annually among the world's best training companies, sustain the highest standards of quality, and underscore world-class customer service with unparalleled accountability. USA's rise as one of the largest innovative security solutions leaders is a natural byproduct of these differentiators and enables the company to provide the most Safe. Secure. Friendly.® environments for people, assets, and brands. For more information, visit www.ussecurityassociates.com.
Natalie Fischer, Marketing Manager