Licensed Guard Services

Our uniformed Guard Services division combines traditional security services with quality risk management planning.

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 Professional Security Officers are trusted to maintain their physical and mental readiness and respond to security breaches and emergencies.

Our Security Officers also 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.

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.  

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.

Designing a comprehensive Safety & Security plan involves using the identified risks to determine key goals and objectives for mitigating and responding to each. 

     Further, it involves painting a clear and realistic picture of each risk-based scenario, determining the time and resources needed to address them, identifying decision points, and selecting viable options for an effective response.

Contingency plans are necessary for unlikely or catastrophic events. It’s near impossible to develop a detailed plan for each and every possible, however unlikely event. Contingency planning helps fill those gaps to allow for clarity even in chaos.

At this stage, we ensure the 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. 

It is important that anyone who has a role within any part of the plan knows that role thoroughly. 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, complete.

ARDENT's Security Consulting team has 40+ years of experience designing and providing high-quality security solutions to clients across multiple industries.

Going well beyond simply staffing commercial and residential properties with unarmed and armed security officers, we take a close look at the concerns of each client and offer our assistance in implementing the most efficient safety & security program to meet all their needs. We tailor our services and highlight opportunities for savings without compromising value or exceptional service for our clients.

Highly Experienced

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.
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Licensed & Insured

They understand the appropriate use of emergency services like 911 and Fire Rescue and are trained in responsible detention techniques of violent intruders.
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Real-Time Reporting

They provide useful guidance and information to employees, residents, tenants, guests, and contractors on property.
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Our guarantee is supported by our unwavering client focus, the ARDENT culture of screening, interviewing, continuously training our staff, leadership development, and exceptional customer service.

  • Hurricanes & Natural Disasters
  • Civil Unrest / Hostile Demonstrations
  • Burglary & Robbery Risk
  • Unforeseen Crisis
  • Risk & Vulnerability Analysis
  • 24/7 Asset Protection
  • Vehicle escorts for staff, assets, or vendors
  • Site surveys with damage and theft reporting

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Security Guards are responsible for keeping property safe and staff secure. They control property access, physically patrol an area or monitor locations through cameras positioned in and around buildings, observe activity and also complete reports about their activities. These trained professionals are ready-to-act and respond to potential security breaches and emergencies. The actions they can take include detaining potential offenders, removing them from the property, performing first aid for the injured, and securing and restoring order to a chaotic scene.

Our 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. They understand the appropriate use of emergency services like 911 and Fire Rescue and are trained in responsible detention techniques of violent intruders. They are certified in first aid and are vital in ensuring the rapid response of EMS and law enforcement to emergency situations. They reduce the cost of loss, damage, or sabotage to their client’s property by professionally carrying out the tasks above. They provide useful guidance and information to employees, residents, tenants, guests, and contractors on property.

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.

A Security Officer’s authority is determined by the client. Security Officers act as representatives for their client’s interests while on their property. They act on their clients’ behalf, within the confines of the contract in place and local & state law. A major benefit of contracting a Security agency is their ability to use their training and experience to act on your behalf in uncomfortable and/or dangerous situations.

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.

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.

Private security officers can carry guns depending on the state and laws. There’s a total of 15 states where security guards can legally carry guns out in the public. However, this can also depend on gun training and licensing. 

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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