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First Choice Security Guard & Patrol Services: Where Safety Meets Expertise 


At First Choice Security Guard & Patrol Services, we redefine security by prioritizing meticulous training and rigorous vetting processes. Our commitment to excellence begins with our team, ensuring that each member embodies integrity and professionalism.

Comprehensive Training for Unparalleled Preparedness

Our training regimen is not merely a one-time event but a continuous journey towards excellence. We equip our guards with a diverse skill set, covering essential areas such as Arrest Procedures and CPR. But we don’t stop there. Our specialized training includes Antiterrorism techniques, Crowd control strategies, and Workplace safety instructions, preparing our guards for any challenge they may face.

Investing in Safety, Investing in People

Safety isn’t just a priority; it’s our foundation. We invest in our guards’ well-being through exclusive training and ongoing education. From mastering Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards to understanding the nuances of Sexual harassment prevention, we leave no aspect of security unaddressed.

Continuous Growth for Lasting Excellence

Our commitment to excellence doesn’t end with initial training. Throughout their tenure, our guards undergo continuous education and skill enhancement. Whether it’s honing surveillance techniques or perfecting verbal de-escalation, our comprehensive programs ensure our guards uphold the highest standards of security and professionalism.

Meticulous Screening for Trusted Security

Before joining our team, every candidate undergoes stringent pre-employment screening. From Civil Court History to Drug Testing, we leave no stone unturned in selecting the most qualified and trustworthy individuals. Our screening measures uphold the integrity and professionalism that define First Choice Security Guard & Patrol Services.

Setting the Standard for Security Excellence

In conclusion, at First Choice Security Guard & Patrol Services, we don’t just provide security; we set the standard for it. Through meticulous training, comprehensive screening, and an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, we ensure unparalleled security services that exceed expectations.


Pre-employment Screening Measures

 • Civil Court History and Criminal Court History 

 We conduct thorough checks on an applicant’s civil and criminal court history to ensure they have a clean legal record.

 • Drug Testing

Our drug testing procedures include both pre-employment screening and random drug tests throughout an employee’s career to maintain a drug-free workplace.

 • Motor Vehicle Report

 For candidates who may be assigned to patrol car driving duties, we review their motor vehicle report to assess their driving history and ensure they meet our safety standards.

 • Personal and Professional Reference Check

 We verify both personal and professional references provided by the applicant to gain insight into their character and work ethic.

 • Previous Employment Verification

 We confirm the applicant’s previous employment history to validate their experience and performance.

 • Worker’s Compensation Report

This report helps us identify any previous workplace injuries or claims, ensuring that candidates are physically capable of performing their duties safely.

Training Provided 

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• Arrest Procedures for Security Personnel

Our training covers proper procedures for apprehending individuals according to legal standards and company policies.

 • Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

 Guards are trained in the use of AEDs to respond effectively to cardiac emergencies.

 • Basic Law for Security Officers 

This training ensures that our guards have a solid understanding of relevant laws and regulations governing security operations.

 • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

 Guards receive CPR training to administer life-saving techniques in emergency situations.

 • Client Relations / Service Attitude

 We emphasize the importance of maintaining positive relationships with clients and providing exceptional customer service.

 • Earthquake, Fire, and Bomb Threats

 Guards are trained to respond to various emergency situations, including natural disasters and threats to public safety.

 • First Aid

Guards are trained in basic first aid techniques to provide immediate medical assistance when needed.

 • Power to Arrest / Guard Card 

This training covers the legal authority and responsibilities associated with the power to arrest as a security guard.

 • Pr-24 Baton Certification 

Guards receive certification in the proper use of the PR-24 baton for self-defense and protection.

 • Report Writing; Security Patrol Procedures, Introduction

 Training includes instruction on accurately documenting incidents and activities, as well as proper patrol procedures.

 • Tear Gas, Mace and Pepper Spray / Permit

 Guards authorized to carry chemical deterrents receive training in their safe and effective use.

 • Union Strike Preparedness

 In preparation for potential labor disputes, guards are trained to maintain security and order during strikes and protests.

 • WMD Training and Preparedness 

Guards receive training in recognizing and responding to threats involving weapons of mass destruction.


Additional Extensive Training 

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• Antiterrorism techniques

 Guards are trained to identify and respond to potential terrorist threats, enhancing security measures to protect against acts of terrorism.

 • Becoming a good listener as a public-minded officer

 Emphasis is placed on effective communication skills and active listening to better serve the public and address community concerns.

 • Being a credible witness in a court of law

Guards are trained to accurately observe and document incidents, preparing them to provide testimony as credible witnesses in legal proceedings.

 • Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards

 Training covers security measures specific to chemical facilities to prevent terrorist attacks and ensure compliance with regulatory standards.

 • Complete apprehension and arrest procedures 

Guards receive comprehensive training in legal and safe procedures for apprehending and arresting individuals.

 • Crowd control

 Techniques are taught to manage large crowds safely and effectively, maintaining order and minimizing the risk of escalation.

 • Department of Transportation

 Guards receive training on relevant DOT regulations and procedures, particularly for roles involving transportation security.

 • Emergency evacuation techniques

 Training covers procedures for safely and efficiently evacuating people from buildings or areas during emergencies.

 • Maritime Transportation Security Act

 Guards assigned to maritime security roles receive training to comply with the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act.

 • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 Guards are educated on OSHA regulations and best practices to ensure a safe work environment and prevent accidents and injuries.

 • Personal hygiene 

Training emphasizes the importance of personal hygiene practices to maintain health and prevent the spread of illness.

 • Proper report writing techniques

 Guards learn to accurately document incidents and activities in written reports, ensuring clear communication and legal compliance.

 • Public relations

 Training includes techniques for building positive relationships with the public, enhancing community trust and cooperation.

 • Sexual harassment training

 Guards receive education on recognizing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, fostering a safe and respectful environment.

 • Specific training and usage of verbal de-escalation techniques

 Guards learn effective verbal communication techniques to defuse tense situations and prevent violence.

 • Surveillance techniques

Training covers methods for discreetly monitoring and gathering information to enhance security and investigations.

 • Workplace safety instructions

Guards receive instruction on identifying and addressing safety hazards in the workplace, promoting a culture of safety and well-being.


In accordance with BSIS (Bureau of Security and Investigative Services) standards, training frequency is vital to maintaining the highest level of security expertise. Here’s how the training frequency aligns with BSIS guidelines:

 • Basic Training

 Security guards receive initial training upon hiring, covering essential topics such as arrest procedures, CPR, and report writing. This training typically occurs before deployment and is mandatory for all newly hired guards.

 • Continuing Education

 BSIS requires security guards to complete additional training periodically to stay updated on relevant laws, regulations, and industry best practices. This ongoing education ensures that guards remain competent and effective in their roles. Depending on the specific requirements set forth by BSIS, this continuing education may occur annually or biennially.

 • Specialized Training

In addition to basic and continuing education, guards may undergo specialized training based on their assigned duties or specific client needs. This training can vary in frequency and may be conducted as needed to address emerging threats or new security challenges.


By adhering to BSIS standards for training frequency, First Choice Security Guard & Patrol Services ensures that our guards are always well-prepared and up-to-date with the latest knowledge and skills required to provide top-notch security services.

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