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XPressGuards is owned by former law enforcement officers, and we’re one of the top security companies in Illinois. With over 600 offices nationally, we offer a wide variety of security services.
XPressGuard is the #1 security provider nationwide. Fully bonded & insured. Call or message us now for more information.
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We have the most competitive pricing in the nation. Our pricing depends on a lot of factors including but not limited to:
- How many guards you need?
- How long you do you need the guards for?
- Do you require armed or unarmed guards?
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Security guards are a valuable component of many businesses and corporations, often necessary for proper protection and safety of people and information alike. Many companies or individuals that are looking to hire security guards or a security team are curious about the cost of such a team.
As many may imagine, hiring a security guard or guards is not similar to purchasing items of clothing. There are a variety of factors that go into determining the cost of security teams, but each entity that hires security from XPressGuards receives individual, personalized consideration of their needs to determine a cost. These factors include, but are not limited to, the number of guards required, the surroundings’ or situation’s level of threat, size or duration of the job, location of the job, and time-frames or dates of the job.
Competitive Pricing & Multiple Locations
XPressGuards does offer pricing that is the most competitive in the industry of security. We base our prices on the specifics of your job requirements and offer both “no contract” and “contract” security guard teams for your convenience. Most of our clients select the non-contracted security guards; this is due to easier payment plans and easier scheduling. The additional benefits of using XPressGuards are numerous.
We are a large, national security company that has more than six hundred offices located across the country. This means that we are able to assist with any job location and jobs of any size. We have served more than thirty-four hundred satisfied customers, representing all fifty states.
We can guarantee service from the East to the West Coast without overwhelming travel fees because of our numerous offices. If you’re looking for the best security service for the best price on the market, look no further than XPressGuards for all your security needs. Contact us now.
Security guards are often required to have a few different kinds of licenses, depending on the state in which they are hired and working. There are also insurance requirements for security guards, both armed and unarmed. When you hire a security guard team from XPressGuards, you can rest assured, knowing that all our guards are fully licensed and insured to meet all regulations in the state they are working in. This also includes all state-required training that is part of becoming a security guard; all our guards have extensive, expert-level training.
Security Guard Insurance
Our guards are insured with both professional and general liabilities, as well as coverage against crime, assault, battery, client property, and various other situations. Both XPressGuards as a company and all our employed guards individually are licensed and insured, meaning you can have great trust that our company is knowledgeable and can legally handle any situation you may require.
The business liability insurance covers our company so that we can best serve you. The licensing which our guards undergo also includes background screenings, fingerprinting, education hours, and mandated training sessions. All guards who are licensed have earned their licenses and are certified to be completely capable of full defense. Even guards who are not carrying firearms as weapons are required by the state to have training with other weapons, such as tasers, batons, or mace. Licenses are specific to the kind of education, training, and weaponry which the guard has had or carries.
Why Hire XPressGuards?
At XPressGuards, we go the extra mile to ensure that our employed guards’ licenses and insurances are always up to date. An uninsured guard or business could spell trouble for clients should any emergency situation take place, but our customers are our top priority. For this reason, XPressGuards guarantees that each of our guards is fully certified to best protect you, your family, your business, or any other needs you may have. Contact us now to get started.
Our security guards have extensive detailed duties to minimize the chances of crime. We guard against violence, theft, vandalism, arson, and any other illegal activity that would be a risk. Whether our guards are armed or unarmed, our security guards play a crucial role in the protection and safety of both businesses and the public.
Our security guards are vigilant and observant, often standing close to entrances or exits to monitor behavior and to watch for suspicious people or actives. Monitoring security surveillance and camera footage is also a common duty, as these are often vital to crime response and other operations.
Do you have sensitive areas that require extra protection? Our security teams can patrol sensitive areas ensuring that only authorized personnel have access and that it’s kept fully secure. It’s not odd for our security to be in place to verify identification cards, badges, or other forms of entry for a business, event, or larger corporation. Our security guards maintain order and control of any given situation, regardless of size or activity.
Keep Security Logs
Aside from engaging with crime, patrolling against illegal activity, and detaining offenders or trespassers; our security guards or teams also write reports of any situations which they’re required to handle. Official documentation is an important, legal part of security protection. It also includes conducting interviews, taking statements, or interrogating either offenders, suspects, or witnesses to crimes or other situations that are under investigation.
Emergency response is an often overlooked, yet extremely valuable component of our security guards. Aside from situations involving crime or disruption, there are also situations where an emergency response is required for medical emergencies or natural emergencies. Our security guards are trained to respond to these situations as well, providing assistance, protection, or calling for the proper assistance.
The duties of our security guards are extensive and often include other company-specific duties that are required. We’re highly-trained and ready to serve. Contact us now for more information.
When choosing a company to handle your security and protection, we are aware that there are several options at your disposal. However, at XPressGuards we’re the best company that can handle all of your security or bodyguard needs. Our business is set apart from our competitors in many areas that are highly influential, particularly our personal mission statement and our customer satisfaction rate.
It’s understandable that many companies requiring security are looking for great prices that come with fantastic service. At XPressGuards, we offer the lowest prices in the industry, all while offering the best security services. Our competitive pricing makes us the top choice for many companies. We are also a nationwide business with more than six hundred unique locations across the country. This means that, regardless of your location, we are able to work with you and offer our services.
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Our client base is made up of individuals from all fifty states. We have served more than thirty-four hundred satisfied clients, offering them peace of mind with our superior security offerings and widespread areas of coverage. XPressGuards prides itself on offering the best security and our number of happy customers keeps growing exponentially. Your business would be among numerous like-minded companies that have found the best in security for their businesses.
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We have been offering our great security services for more than thirty years, handling our large client base in the midst of a changing digital age with excellence. Our services have been used by hundreds of large and small businesses, but we have even helped extensive corporations such as Fendi Casa, Burlington Coat Factory, and La Quinta Inn and Suites. XPressGuards has a diverse background in serving all sorts of companies, large and small, in any location, offering the best in price and quality. Contact us now.
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No. We offer pay-as-you-go options, short term security guards and long term contracts if needed.
No Contract Security Guards
There are a variety of different kinds of security guards; however, there is a significant distinction between “no contract” and “contract” security guards that can get a bit confusing. “No contract” security guards serve as a form of temporary protection, usually used for events that are only happening once or on occasions where a business is doing something unusual that warrants a little extra security. Typically, these are freelancing guards. They only sign up for one event (or one series of events); they are used to assist clients that do not require protection around the clock or are brought on in times of unexpected threats that need to be quelled.
“No contract” security guards are also referred to as temporary security guards, since they are not hired for long projects or for regular, warranted protection services. If you’re hosting an out-of-the-ordinary event or suddenly recognize a threat that is not normal, hiring a non-contract security service is a great option to ensure the safety of your business.
Contract Security Guards
In contrast, “contract” security guards are guards that are hired by the company on some sort of regular basis, if not around the clock. It could also be a long-term position. These guards are hired and subsequently employed by the corporation which they are protecting, rather than acting as a guest guard who likely works as a freelance guard. “Contract” security guards can also be called long-term security guards since they’re usually hired permanently or for projects that are extensive, requiring detailed or constant monitoring.
If you are in a high-risk business, working with sensitive materials, want to manage access and security, or have a work environment with frequent potential for danger; a contracted security guard or team of guards is likely an option that will best serve your needs. Contact us for more information.
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Armed security guards offer a level of security and protection that unarmed guards simply cannot. Whether you hire armed guards for a business, personal security, or any other reason, the utmost in security is your goal. At XPressGuards, we train our armed security guards to be completely capable of the best in protection that you’re looking for.
The Best Defense
The armed guards from XPressGuards are the best defense against serious criminal activities or violent threats, as well as the most effective method for protecting crowds or the general public. Our guards undergo extensive background screening, training, licensing, and continuing education to ensure they are the best security guards available for hire. We also have full knowledge of how to effectively use and maintain our firearms, but our main goal is to refrain from having to our firearms if at all possible.
Armed guards are well-versed in conflict resolution and stopping violence, which we employ before using a firearm as a defense or security method. Many of our armed guards are hired by larger corporations to protect information, secure restricted or dangerous areas, or guard properties. It can be extremely beneficial to hire armed security guards, even necessary for many businesses.
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XPressGuards’ armed security guards are the best in the industry for any high-security needs. Our company has been offering superior services for more than thirty years. We have worked with people and businesses in all fifty states, as we currently operate over six hundred offices that equip our security guards for service.
Our satisfied customer list is currently at more than thirty-four hundred people, but the number keeps growing. XPressGuards has worked with individuals, families, and small and large businesses for all their security requirements. Let our armed security guards offer you the best available security to give you peace of mind. Contact us now.
XPressGuards’ unarmed security guards offer a great solution to businesses or individuals who are looking for a security force that will assist in crime or violence prevention, rather than offer a direct response to a violent situation.
We’re usually hired to maintain order, control crowds, and offer the presence of safety in the area that we’re guarding. In situations that involve a large crowd of non-violent people, such as an airport or train station, unarmed security guards are a great resource to prevent mass harm and to discourage criminal activity within a relatively peaceful crowd.
Our unarmed security guards are expertly trained in conflict resolution, problem response, and detainment. We guard areas, items, or people without using a weapon; however, it does not necessarily mean they we’re less effective or less qualified to offer protection. Our unarmed guards undergo background screening, training, licensing, and continuing education to ensure we’re suited for security.
What Do Unarmed Security Guards Do?
More often than not, our unarmed security guards are stationed in lobbies of large building, in areas of public transportation, in office complexes or apartment buildings, or in secured floors or departments of businesses. We check identification cards, key fobs, and restrict access for unauthorized personnel.
Our unarmed security guards can also detain individuals who are trespassing or not permitted to be in the areas which we’re guarding; we act as the primary form of defense before police involvement. Many times, impending crime or violence can be prevented by the presence of our unarmed security, as we act as a deterrent force.
Why You Should Hire XpressGuards?
XPressGuards’ unarmed security guards are the most qualified resource to provide security for your needs. Our guards are highly trained, and we have more than six hundred different offices that are located nationwide.
Unarmed security guards from XPressGuards have offered superior security presence to more than three thousand satisfied customers, so our guards have excellent track records for dependability, dedication, and success. If you are looking for the best in the business, allow XPressGuards to expertly handle your security needs. Contact us now.
The majority of malls throughout the United States, regardless of their size, have security guards that make rounds or have stationary locations. You’ve probably seen these guards and wondered what exactly it is they do or why they are in place. However, our mall and retail security guards are necessary parts of ensuring a mall runs smoothly and without incidents.
Mall Security Guard Duties
Our mall and retail security guards have a number of tasks and duties that the general public may or may not be aware of. The most clear job is patrolling the stores, hallways, and entrances/exits of the mall. This means watching for, reporting, and recording any suspicious activities to prevent criminal activities or other danger. It also includes writing and submitting accurate reports of incidents or observations for any police forces that have to be notified in an emergency situation.
Our guards also maintain order in stores, settling arguments between customers and preventing any issues from becoming physical. This is not an overly common need; however, it’s frequent on larger shopping days, such as annual sales or Black Friday sales. Retail and mall security is also responsible for handling the security equipment and monitoring the footage captured. This assists in preventing threats, pinpointing crime, and identifying potential dangers.
About Our Mall Security Guards
Our security guards also handle customer service components, as they we’re readily available to assist customers in need of directions, answers to general inquiries, or a safety escort in evenings or parking garages. Lastly,our retail and mall security acts as an emergency response force, able to offer instant assistance in any given situation and alert further appropriate forces if need be.
XPressGuards offers the best in the business for your security needs, including mall and retail security guards. Our guards undergo intense training, screening, and licensing to ensure we’re the top in our field. We also operate out of more than six hundred locations across all fifty states, so there isn’t a location that is outside our range.
XPressGuards has more than thirty years of experience, and we’ve worked with more than thirty-four hundred clients to give them the best security service available. Allow our retail security teams to safeguard your local mall and offer you the industry’s best security service. Contact us now.
Our cruise ship security guards are a special kind of security team. We have a few unique duties to fulfill that other types of security guards don’t typically handle. Cruise ships have large amounts of luggage and personal items on board, particularly on the docking and boarding areas.
Our security guards are in place when individuals boarding a cruise ship check their luggage and other items onto the ship; this ensures that there aren’t any dangerous items present and that no theft takes place while the luggage is boarded.
What Do Cruise Ship Security Guards Do?
We scan passports, licenses, and port identification cards for those leaving or returning to the cruise ship at porting locations. Our security guards also control the access points for guests on the ship, making certain that guests are not in the captain’s quarters or in control rooms that have limited access.
A team of cruise ship security guards also regularly check all premises of the ship, which includes recording a nighttime log of activities to report to the captain at the end of each night patrol shift.
As cruise ships tend to have below-deck and poolside bars, our security officers also patrol for drunk passengers, as well as run illegal drug or alcohol checks at the ship’s captain orders. This could also include performing regular or random cabin checks for illegal or dangerous items that could compromise the safety of the ship’s passengers.
Our cruise ship security officers are required to know how to locate and operate all safety precautions for a large ship, as well as undergo proper training in the event of an emergency.
Why You Should Hire XPressGuards Cruise Ship Security
XPressGuards provides the best team of cruise ship security guards. Our guards are certified to be able to carry out any protocol for guarding, securing, and responding to emergencies pertaining to large ships.
We have been operating for more than thirty years in all fifty states with over six hundred offices. This ensures that we have the most relevant, recent training that can extend coast to coast. XPressGuards’ cruise ship security adds an unparalleled level for security to your cruise line, easing the minds of your captain, staff, and all passengers. Contact us now to get started.
There’s hardly a public place that doesn’t have at least one form of security to prevent threats, crime, and danger. Schools and college campuses are no exception, and there’s a highly involved security presence in these areas. It gives peace of mind to administration, teachers, professors, parents, and students.
Our school and college campus security guards typically patrol both on foot and in vehicles; however, this is dependent upon the size of the campus itself. Our first goal is to protect the welfare and increase the safety of students and faculty by encouraging proper behaviors and putting an end to illegal or dangerous activities.
What Does a Campus Security Guard Do?
Our security guards maintain radio contact with their base and with other guards, as well as monitor video footage of the campus to identify threats or catch those who instigate trouble. For larger schools and college campuses, our security guards secure buildings and offer emergency assistance for building access.
Our campus security also monitors on-campus traffic, write reports for any accidents, oversee parking restrictions, and ticketing speeders. However, one of the more unique duties of our school and college campus security guards is the development of emergency plans. We create, implement, and execute highly specific emergency protocol in the event of a situation to minimize damage, threats, and danger to the people on campus.
Why Should You Hire XPressGuards?
XPressGuards trains the best security guards for schools and college campuses. Our company has over thirty years of experience in the field, including experience working with major colleges.
We have more than six hundred locations throughout the country, so we’re available to help any school in any state. XPressGuards’ security guards also undergo high levels of screening, training, continuing education, so we’re more than equipped to handle any campus. Contact us now for more information.
Our event and party security guards have a number of specific duties that are required of them that could often go unnoticed; however, they’re essential in maintaining safety and control of situations.
Our event security guards particularly control rowdy and loud crowds. Although there are some duties that are event-specific, the majority of parties have at least some form of security guards to keep the environment safe while still allowing the party to be enjoyable.
What Our Event Security Guards Do
Security guards for parties and other events are usually placed at all entrances and exits to the event space. Our security guards also keep an eye on the event or party to ensure that rules are followed and party goers are acting in a safe and responsible manner.
If VIPs are in attendance at the event being guarded, security guards can be escorts to and from the party to deflect attention that could cause danger. A high-profile event could also be closely watched using security cameras, which guards monitor from a separate room or location. Security guards could also maintain order during an party or event by:
- Directing people to the proper location
- Watching and reporting any dangerous or suspicious activity
- Escort people out if they’ve drank too much alcohol
Should any disturbances arise at the party, our security guards are responsible for suppressing them and handling the aftermath to maintain the safety for all party attendees. In essence, our security guards are in place to maintain the safety of larger groups of people in an environment that is more prone to disturbances and mild danger.
Why You Should Hire XPressGuards
Our event and party security guards undergo large amounts of training, screening, and experience making us the best option for your event’s security. Our company has over thirty years of experience working in the field, as well as more than three thousand clients that have been well-satisfied with our services.
We have more than six hundred training locations across the nation, so we are available to safeguard any location in the country. XPressGuards’ security teams are able to ensure the highest level of security for your next party. Sit back and enjoy the fun knowing that your guests are completely secure. Contact us now for more information.
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"I've been working with XPressGuards for a little over a year now and they're very professional. Easy security company to work with and the security guards are always very alert. I highly recommend their services, and their private security top notch."
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