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Company Overview

Company Overview

U.S. Security Associates (USA) is one of America's largest security companies, delivering uniformed security services, consulting and investigations and specialized security solutions throughout the United States and around the world. We operate 160 branch offices and have experience and on-the-ground resources in 120 countries.

USA employs over 50,000 security professionals with diverse expertise and insight, ranging from entry-level security officers to some of the industry's best talent, from law enforcement, military and corporate security backgrounds.

In 2004, U.S. Security Associates set an industry benchmark as the first uniformed security company to achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management at its corporate headquarters and all its field offices.

We raised the bar for quality management with the help of a patented suite of integrated technologies that drive quality and accountability in our security service delivery processes. Cutting-edge technology is behind many of our proudest achievements, including top security company ranking for training, recognition for world-class customer service and technology-driven quality management system.

Today, U.S. Security Associates serves 5,300 clients in a wide range of markets and environments. We provide local responsiveness, national security services, and global consulting and investigations, wherever clients need Safe. Secure. Friendly.®.

Company Core Principles

Keeping people, property, and information SAFE, with best practices that optimize operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, while successfully protecting our client’s brands and reputation.

Delivering on every commitment made to our clients, fellow employees and the communities where we work in order to systematically reduce risk and provide a SECURE environment.

Maintaining a FRIENDLY approach to all we do, with mutual respect for every person, so that all of our security and safety personnel are approachable, competent, and helpful.

Broadening our positioning from a man-guarding company to a full line solutions provider for risk mitigation and customer care.

Leadership Vision

To be the industry leader in client satisfaction, innovation-driven expansion of safety, security, and managed services, and recognized as an outstanding employer of choice within the communities we serve.

Our Operational Philosophy

Our vision is for U.S. Security Associates to be the best security company in the business – not necessarily the biggest, although growth is the natural byproduct of our focus on relationships, value and quality. Here is what being the best means to us:

The Best People

We protect our investment in selecting and training quality people with essential benefits, motivational incentives, and opportunities to advance.

The Best Training

We were ranked the top security company for training in 2015, our 9th consecutive year on Training magazine's annual list of the Top 125 companies for training worldwide. USA also won the Association for Talent Development ATD BEST Award 3 times (formerly ASTD).

The Best Customer Relationships

USA was recognized for World Class Customer Service in 2012 by Smart Business Network, and we receive client testimonials, endorsements and referrals daily from blue chip companies and discriminating firms in a wide range of industries and settings.

The Best Value

With 160 branch offices and over 50,000 employees, USA offers the local responsiveness of a small security company with the backing of large-scale resources and the convenience of single source access to national security services and international security solutions. 

The Best Quality

Our proprietary technology systems function as quality controls for our security service delivery processes.

The philosophy that has fueled our success to date is that we are never "good enough." At the heart of our company culture is a relentless drive to be better tomorrow than we are today.

Our Clients

U.S. Security Associates provides security service for clients in a wide range of industries. Following are examples of markets in which we have a strong presence. 

Advance Security Company Overview

Advance Security provides security officer services in the states of Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota and North Dakota. Advance Security is a division of U.S. Security Associates (USA).

"Furnishing security to LCEC allowed us to provide food and shelter to our employees and their families while they were here working in the fields restoring power to our surrounding communities. We couldn't have done it without your help."

— Pamela M. May 
Lee County Electric Cooperative

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