Frequently Asked Questions about Security Services

The Most Common Security FAQs Answered by the American Security Force Experts

Our Security Services

Could you provide an overview of your security services?

We are American Security Force, a Los Angeles-based company dedicated to offering comprehensive security services. Our team consists of well-trained professionals committed to ensuring safety. We stand out with our local roots, exceptional customer support, and tailored security plans to fit every client’s unique needs.

Is your company properly licensed?

Yes, we hold a State License PPO 16274.

Does your company have insurance?

Yes. American Security Force have all types of insurance to protect our seamless and uninterrupted operations, including:

  • General Liability Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Property Insurance
  • Auto Insurance
  • Crime Coverage
  • E&O insurance

What types of properties do your security services cover?

Our services extend to a diverse range of locations, including but not limited to financial institutions, hospitals, K-12 schools, hospitality venues, construction sites, special events, manufacturing sites, residences, commercial real estates, and shopping complexes.

Can you describe the different security services you provide?

Our offerings include security guard services, mobile patrol units, fire monitoring, formally dressed guards for exclusive events, and comprehensive event security. Our guards are fully equipped to handle any security situation, effectively preventing crimes like theft and trespassing.

Are your security personnel trained and certified?

Yes, we offer professionally trained, certified guards for both commercial and residential settings.

Are your guards individually licensed?

Yes, all security guards in American Security Force are individually licensed by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS).

What sets American Security Force apart from other security companies?

American Security Force is dedicated to providing exceptional security services by employing highly skilled, licensed security guards who are adept at de-escalation and situation management. With a focus on protecting employees, patrons, and property, we offer tailored security solutions, comprehensive 24-hour protection, and detailed reporting on security patrols, all while offering cost-effective services.

How do I choose the best security company for my needs?

Selecting the ideal security company involves a few key steps.

  • Assess your specific security requirements, including the type of property, potential threats, and the level of security needed.
  • Research and compare different security companies based on their experience, range of services, client feedback, and how well they cater to your specific needs.
  • Look for a company with a solid reputation, trained personnel, advanced technology, and a track record of responsiveness and adaptability.
  • Ensure they offer flexible, customizable solutions and have transparent communication practices. 

What are the benefits of hiring American Security Force for my security needs?

With American Security Force, clients receive:

  • Protection by outstanding, experienced professionals.
  • A team capable of identifying and resolving security issues promptly.
  • A visible deterrent against crime, ensuring a safe environment.
  • Detailed reports and logs for transparency and accountability.
  • Flexible and adaptive security solutions for round-the-clock safety.

American Security Force Careers

What makes American Security Force a unique security company to work for?

Our team is the cornerstone of our organization. We offer comprehensive benefits, a culture of internal promotion, and are committed to equal employment opportunities. We value diversity and inclusivity, which positions us as a leader in the security industry.

What type of pre-employment screening does American Security Force use?

Our screening process is designed to match the skills of the officer with the requirements of the assignment. It includes an application review, employment background check, FBI criminal background check, state registration & certification, and random drug testing.

Does American Security Force offer part-time employment?

Yes, we offer both part-time and full-time positions across various shifts in Los Angeles and nationwide.

Do I need a Guard Card before getting hired at American Security Force?

Yes, the State of California requires all security personnel to be cleared by the Bureau of Security before employment. A guard card is necessary for all applicants.

What kind of security training does American Security Force provide?

We provide comprehensive training, including certified Security Officer training, site-specific training, cross-training, and annual refresher courses.

Are there opportunities for advancement at American Security Force?

Absolutely! We have a strong culture of promoting from within, with many of our operations positions being filled by employees who have advanced through our ranks.

Does American Security Force offer performance incentives?

Yes, we offer several programs to recognize and reward our employees, such as Employee and Client Referral programs, Employee Recognition and Award programs, and additional incentives.

How long after applying for a job at American Security Force will I hear back?

Response times can vary, but we ensure to communicate with every applicant, regardless of whether they are invited for an interview or not.

How can I check latest openings & apply?

To check current job openings and apply for a position at American Security Force, follow these steps:

  1. Visit our Careers Page
  2. Explore the latest job openings. Browse through the list of current openings. Each listing will provide detailed information about the job, including the location, responsibilities, qualifications required, and any specific training or certifications needed.
  3. Online application. Once you find a position that matches your skills and interests, click on the job listing to access the online application form. You will be asked to provide personal information, upload your resume, and possibly answer job-specific questions.
  4. Submit your application. After filling out the application form, submit your application. Make sure all the information provided is accurate and complete.

Remember, American Security Force is committed to equal employment opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage you to apply if you meet the qualifications and are interested in a career in security services.

How can I check the status of my application?

If you’ve applied for a position with us, you can check the status of your job application by visiting the LogIn Page and accessing the dedicated applicants portal.

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What our clients say about us

Mike Ross


“So glad I hired the proper security company, American Security Force has been dependable through the renovation project. I have another build and they will be my go-to guys for the next long project” - Avengers, Los Angeles

Raven L


Had the security guard arrive on in uniform, exceptionally prompt. Responded quickly to my security need that same day. I fully recommend this company.” - Raven L., Los Angeles