Guard Services & Rover Patrol

ARDENT's clients expect mature Security Officers who are punctual, maintain focus throughout each shift, respond to situations professionally, and keep detailed logs and incident reports.

Guard Services deploys skilled Security Officers to patrol properties, control access points, respond to incidents and emergencies, playing a key role in preventing theft, damage, or harmful activities and ensuring quick emergency response.

Professional Security Providers

Highly trained and vetted Officers with years of experience in physical security, who help you ensure a safe and secure environment.

Tailored Client Support

Personalized support from our Client Success, Operations Management, and Quality Assurance departments, each catering to your needs in their unique way.

Advanced Incident Reporting System

Real-time monitoring and detailed reporting enhances security oversight, allowing for proactive risk mitigation.

Rules and Policy Enforcement

Educating staff, guests and visitors of property rules and guidelines to ensure compliance.

Tailored Client Support

Personalized support from our Client Success, Operations Management, and Quality Assurance departments, each catering to your needs in their unique way.

Asset Protection and Loss Prevention

Guarding property against theft, damage, or other losses.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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. Point blank, our Security Officers are responsible for keeping property safe and staff secure.

Professional 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 to protect themselves or others from great bodily harm. They are certified in first aid and are vital in ensuring the rapid response of EMS and law enforcement to emergency situations. 

The basic Security Officer responsibilities include protecting property, securing premises and managing video surveillance. Other services include permitting entry, preventing theft and damage to property. As a result, a security guard can prevent damage, theft, unwanted irregularities and trespassers.

Yes, both armed Security Officers and Unarmed Security Officers must be licensed in their state to legally conduct security operations. The topics covered during state licensure often include; Legal Aspects of Private Security, Role of Private Security Officers, Security Officer Conduct, Principles of Communications, Observation and Incident Reporting, Safeguarding Information, Physical Security, Interviewing Techniques, Emergency Preparedness, Safety Awareness, and Medical Emergencies.

ARDENT Protection LLC, is an insured & licensed Security Agency in the state of Florida. All Security Officers or Protection Agents maintain the appropriate state security license and recurrent training.

A Security Officer’s authority is actually determined by the client. Security Officers act as representatives for their clients interests while on their scheduled shifts, and only on their client’s property. They have the right to act on their clients behalf, within the confines of the contract in place. The benefit of having a Professional Security Officer assigned to your property becomes their ability to use the training listed above to act on your behalf in uncomfortable and/or dangerous situations.

Yes, Security Officers have the same right to detain as any citizen under the laws of citizen’s arrest. All citizen’s arrests must be immediately followed by law enforcement notification without delay. A security license itself does grant any additional authority to arrest or detain. The benefit of licensed Security Officers is their training, experience and ability to assess when a citizen’s arrest is legal, justified, and entirely necessary.

Yes, we offer guard services 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. In addition to our officers on post overnight, our management team does regular site visits throughout the night. Overnight shifts are challenging for many, they can require heightened awareness during long periods of inactivity. We take special care to assign such a critically important shift to those accustomed and experienced at working overnight.

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.

Absolutely! Supervisors & account managers are available 24/7 for urgent requests. The leadership is also at your service if you have any operational or billing questions.

ARDENT can get started with services in less than 24 hours. We also offer 24/7 Emergency Response.

Guard services are the provision of security personnel to protect people, property, and assets. Security guards can perform a variety of tasks, including patrolling, monitoring security systems, responding to emergencies, and conducting security checks.

Businesses need guard services to protect their assets from theft, vandalism, and other security threats. Security guards can also deter crime and can help to create a safe and secure environment for employees and customers.

There are a variety of different types of guard services, including mobile patrol, static guard, access control, and executive protection. Mobile patrol guards typically patrol a designated area on foot or in a vehicle. Static guards are stationed at a specific location to deter crime and protect property. Access control guards monitor who is entering and leaving a facility and enforce security policies. Executive protection guards provide personal security for high-risk individuals.

When choosing a guard service, it is important to consider the following factors:

  • The size and type of your business
  • Your specific security needs
  • The experience and qualifications of the security guards
  • The reputation of the guard service provider
  • The cost of the service

There are many benefits to using a guard service, including:

  • Improved security for your assets
  • Reduced risk of theft, vandalism, and other security threats
  • Creation of a safe and secure environment for employees and customers
  • Increased peace of mind for business owners

The risks of not using a guard service include:

  • Loss of assets due to theft or vandalism
  • Legal liability in the event of a security breach
  • Damage to reputation
  • Injury or death to employees or customers

There are a number of different certifications for guard services, including:

  • ASIS International’s Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
  • International Association of Workplace Investigators (IAWI) Certified Workplace Investigator (CWI)
  • National Association of Security Companies (NASCO) Licensed Professional Security Guard (LPSG)

The training requirements for guard services vary by state and locality. However, most security guards must complete training on a variety of topics, including:

  • Basic security principles
  • Patrol techniques
  • Security procedures
  • Laws and regulations
  • Crisis management

Guard services have a number of legal obligations, including:

  • Complying with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Maintaining accurate records of all security incidents
  • Reporting all security incidents to the appropriate authorities
  • Protecting the privacy of individuals

Guard services must uphold a high standard of ethical conduct, including:

  • Acting with honesty and integrity
  • Treating all individuals with respect
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest
  • Reporting any suspected misconduct

Guard services can be deployed in a variety of ways, including:

  • On-site guards
  • Mobile patrols
  • Access control systems
  • Remote monitoring
  • Electronic security systems

Security guards use a variety of security equipment to protect people, property, and assets, including:

  • Handheld radios
  • Batons
  • Tasers
  • Body cameras
  • Access control systems
  • CCTV cameras
  • Security alarms

Guard services can be monitored in a variety of ways, including:

  • Live monitoring by a central station
  • Remote video monitoring
  • Performance reviews
  • Incident reporting
  • Client feedback

The effectiveness of guard services can be evaluated in a variety of ways, including:

  • Reduction in security incidents
  • Improved employee morale
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Positive feedback from clients

The future of guard services is likely to be shaped by a number of trends, including:

  • Increasing use of technology
  • Growth of the private security industry
  • Demand for specialized security services
  • Emphasis on risk management

Have more questions? Speak to one of our dedicated ARDENT team members. Available 24/7.


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ARDENT Protection

Exceptional protection starts with exceptional people. That's why we've committed our staff to ongoing training and continued professional support.

Compiling detailed accounts incidents, unusual activities & safety hazards.

The foundation of any Safety & Security program is to identify the general risks, targeted risks & common hazards. After identifying the list of possible risks and hazards our team then prioritizes each one in preparation for step two.

Quickly and professionally de-escalating incidents and addressing safety concerns.

Politely providing information to clients, visitors, guests and the public.

Maintaining direct communication with client staff and local emergency services.

Both mobile and static observation of the premises to proactively identify threats, deter crime and prevent incidents.

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