Elevating the Standard of Excellence for Florida's Protection & Security

Protecting People With Passion & Purpose

ARDENT has 40+ years of operational experience amongst our executive team, which is why we're trusted protection providers for a variety of clients throughout Florida.

The experience of our team spans multiple disciplines to include Intelligence, Law Enforcement, Special Operations, Private Investigations, Private Security, Executive & Covert Protection, High-Threat Protection, and Counter-Terrorism.

We help ensure your security plan is adequate in its ability to meet your organization’s key objectives and is a feasible approach to responding to your specific and non-specific concerns. We’re dedicated to building you a plan that is cost-effective and practical, but most importantly, comprehensive.

Guard Services

Professional Security Officers trained to patrol properties in vehicles & on foot, and control general & critical access points at any property.
ARDENT’s Uniformed Guard Services Division combines traditional Security Services with quality risk management planning. Going well beyond merely staffing commercial and residential properties with unarmed and armed security officers.
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Fire Watch

Highly trained and experienced Officers & Agents, ready to respond to any emergency situation
Reliable real-time Intelligence, and peace of mind are priceless in the midst of an emergency. In ARDENT you have an experienced and transparent Security & Protection agency that can offer expert-level solutions essential at all phases of handling a crisis.
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Executive Protection

ARDENT’s EP services are executed in three layers of security, each geared at proactively protecting persons exposed to risk.
Our agents are primarily problem solvers, they bring the calming presence needed during tense situations. They have experience using verbal and non-verbal persuasion techniques as often as necessary to ensure our client’s needs are met.
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Event Security

Event security planning & staffing custom-tailored to fit the desired atmosphere and level of risk.
ARDENT’s Special Event Protection Team plays a major role in the overall success of each event. When properly integrated into your event design, the security team can aid in the overall organization, timeliness, and flexibility of any event.
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Exceptional protection starts with exceptional people.

That's why we've committed to providing our staff ongoing training and continued professional support.

Our Close Protection Teams have extensive worldwide experience, which includes diplomatic protection as well as Executive Protection and includes a robust network of Agents around the world trained on the ARDENT Methodology which includes customer satisfaction, logistics, and crisis management.

Frequently Asked Questions

We specialize in Executive Protection, Unarmed & Armed Guard Patrol, Fire Watch, 24/7 Emergency Response, Special Event Security, Personal Protection Training and Security Consulting. We are a fully licensed Security Agency.

Security Company and Security Agency are synonymous terms used to describe a state-licensed and issued provider of security and protection services. Those services commonly refer to Uniformed Guard Services however, ARDENT specializes in Executive Protection & Bodyguarding, Special Event Security, and  24/7 Emergency Response.

Yes. ARDENT maintains insurance well above the required minimum for security agencies and is a licensed Security Agency in the state of Florida. All Security Officers and Protection Agents have and maintain the appropriate state security license and recurrent training.


Our Licensed Security Officers are trained to monitor and manage surveillance equipment, patrol properties in vehicles or on foot, control general access points, as well as the critical access points within your property. Our Security Officers are trusted to maintain their physical and mental readiness and respond to security breaches and emergencies. They understand the appropriate use of emergency services like 911 and Fire Rescue and are trained in responsible detention techniques of violent intruders. Most importantly they understand that physical interaction with anyone is an absolute last resort, and is only to be used to preserve life or mitigate injury. 

They are certified in first aid and are vital in ensuring the rapid response of EMS and law enforcement to emergency situations. Our Security Officers create value for their clients in tangible and intangible ways. Tangibly they reduce the cost of loss, damage or sabotage to their clients property by professionally carrying out the tasks above. Intangibly they increase peace of mind and ensure order at their client’s property and restore the needed calm following emergency situations. They provide useful guidance and information to employees, residents, tenants, guests or contractors on property.  

Yes. Our Agents provide services to select large, medium, or intimate sized events. We specifically specialize in corporate events, fundraisers, political functions, book signings and private meetings. Our event management team is experienced in implementing the needed safety & security plan specific to your desired atmosphere and level of risk.

Event Security planning involves our detailed 5 step process: 1. Venue Survey 2. Client Vision & Expectations 3. Risk & Vulnerabilities Assessment 4. Operational & Logistical Planning 5. Working the Event

Fire Watch Security Officers have the responsibility of notifying the Fire Department in the event of a fire-related emergency. Officers are tasked with fire prevention duties, extinguishing small fires, notifying and assisting occupants with evacuation, as well as, protecting life and property in accordance with their state-regulated training.

Yes, our team has vast experience running guard patrol and close protection operations 24/7 for extended periods of time.

We price using  ARDENT’s “Value-based pricing model”. Value based simply means we price based on our client’s direct needs. We take the time to ensure our clients are getting the highest quality solution at the best price.

Value. We bring value to each client with customized solutions for their concerns. Many times the first task in creating value is developing a safety &  security program that fits our clients budgetary concerns. Quality. Our Officers and Agents are skilled professionals, with verified backgrounds and personalities that make them uniquely prepared to protect our clients and their interests from loss, harm or embarrassment. 

Passion, for service, for protection, for helping others. Passion is at the core of the ARDENT Protection culture. From the Executive team to the Close Protection Agents to Professional Security Officers, Passion drives the ARDENT family to meet our client’s unique needs, exceed their expectations and do so with unparalleled professionalism.

We don’t enforce any contract minimums, we provide services to clients in need of short term or long term solutions. We can provide services for as long as there is a need. We have the ability to scale our services up or down, which allows us to consistently provide a value-based solution to each client.

We start by providing a free consultation over the phone. During this initial consultation, we’re able to get a broad understanding of your security needs. Based upon your needs and budget, we will provide a quote for the guard services we think will serve you best. If the quote is accepted, an on-site visit is arranged to ensure that our security plan will sufficiently meet your needs. 

Once the terms are agreed upon, we finalize the contract. As soon as the contract is signed, we then work with you to establish a more detailed security plan with specific guard post duties. Additionally, we are always open to adjusting our security plan to better meet a client’s needs. Call us today to learn more.

No. All initial consults are free. They can be conducted in person, by phone, or email.

Still have questions? Speak to one of our dedicated ARDENT team members. Available by Phone 24/7.