Welcome to Oakland’s finest security guard service agency, First Security Services!
Having served the community since 1966, no one better understands the variety of needs specific to the Oakland area. Not only are we the only industry quality Certified provider in the area, we are the only industry quality certified provider in the state.
If you are looking for the most reliable service and the best possible rates – contact us for a fast free quote!
Vehicle Patrol Services:
We operate the largest private patrol operation in Oakland. No one has the resources in the field to serve your patrol needs in the Oakland area better than First Security Services. Our management staff will provide recommendations and give you options to meet both your security needs and your budget.
First Security Services has an excellent reputation as both a services provided and employer – we are fortunate to have the finest security professionals in the area working with our organization. We will work with you to make the best possible staff selection for your specific needs and then provide the continual support and training that will insure the continued success of your security program.
Let us provide expertise, ideas and options for you today!
In recent years the city of Oakland has suffered turbulent times: the property market bottomed out in 2008, annual income levels have decreased, and the crime index has settled at 5.757%. Since 2008, Oakland’s property market has recovered while on the other hand household earnings have continued to drop. This has made affordable living difficult for many residents. In 2011 Oakland was reported to have 600 registered sex offenders, a marginal figure compared to the 390,724 total population of the city. Although a concern, Oakland’s battle with crime is direr than a few hundred sex offenders – particular neighborhoods have become notorious for violence and property theft has escalated throughout the city. These pockets for criminal activity scattered across Oakland have not only gotten worse, but they are beginning to disperse into other areas and small communities. It may be time for residents and business owners to seek the help of a professional security company.
First Security has the resources to fortify any community or institution. Our team of highly-trained officers are field ready and reliable. Through the following services we believe we can make a difference:
Hire Oakland Personal, Retail and Residential Security Services
The criminal activity in Oakland may be attributed to the fact that it is one of the larger transportation hubs in California. As a trade center, Oakland invites many outsiders into the community for business purposes. This is one of those situations where perhaps business should not be mixed with personal interest. Many residents are exposing their homes and families to strangers for the sake of a deal. First Security understands what it takes for a business to be successful but we also understand how to make it a safer process:
- Mall Security: Shoplifting needs to be prevented in order to minimize profit losses for local business. Malls and complexes are under constant threat of theft.
- Food Industry Services: Restaurants are susceptible to crime just as any other institution. Managers must prepare to face unruly guests and non-paying diners. A security officer on premise helps to enforce restaurant policies in a friendly and welcoming manner.
In regards to school security, Oakland may benefit from our company’s presence on campus grounds. At the moment the graduation rate is 73%, a number that has room to go up under the right conditions. First Security also works with organizations that are hosting special events. Contact us if there is an event coming up that needs our expert services.
Oakland Institutional and Corporate Security Services
Oakland’s industrial efforts are focused on developing sustainable practices. It is a common ambition for scientific research facilities in the city to work with renewable resources in effort to maximize the source’s efficiency. Construction is also a large part of Oakland’s economy. With this in mind First Security recommends the following services:
- Office Building, Construction Site and Warehouse Security: To protect against vandalism, intrusions, and theft, many work sites need to be protected with 24 hour security.
- Government and Corporate Services: Executive institutions need executive security measures.
- Bank and Airport Security: Both of these institutions have very valuable assets that needed protecting. The risk of violent crimes for banks and airports is much higher and must be anticipated.
- Biotech Laboratory Security: Research facilities are under constant threat of exposure and theft. First Security works hard to keep unwanted individuals off the premises.
- Healthcare and Hospital Security: In order for doctors and nurses to perform their duties, the hospital must be clear of danger. Hospitals should encourage healing; security must be put in place to keep the patients and staff safe at all times.
For any of the services above, armed or unarmed solutions are available for hire. Every First Security officer has been trained to deal with a variety of confrontations. Each guard has received extensive instruction on the proper use of weaponry, combat and restraining strategies, as well as peaceful techniques to diminish threats verbally.
Oakland Private Security Service
First Security offers both contractual and temporary private security services. We offer protection through the use of bodyguards, vehicle patrolling, and video surveillance. Consult one of our experts to learn how we can accommodate all of your private security needs.
Ensuring the safety of yourself, your loved ones, and your co-workers has never been easier. First Security has served North California for over 40 years with excellence and professionalism, proving to be more than adequate to handle any job. See for yourself and speak with our team of consultants who will guide you through the flexible, hassle-free process. To contact us you may call us at 1-800-778-3017, or at your own convenience, submit the form located on First Security’s homepage for a free service quote. When it comes to the security of family and community, one should not settle for second-rate. Simply put: First Security is reliable and efficient. Don’t hesitate to contact us; you deserve to feel secure about the security service you are using.
Personal Bodyguards, Executive Protection & Temporary Security
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Looking For Security Guard Jobs In Oakland?
At First Security Services, we are always looking for qualified security professionals to add to our talented team. Visit our Oakland security guard jobs page to apply today!
Our East Bay Office Location
1801 Oakland Blvd. #315
Telephone – (925) 295-1260
Related Links And Resources
- Oakland Police Department – Official web page of the Oakland Police Department.
- Crime Map – Crime reports data on a map.
- Crime Statistics – Detailed crime rates and statistics information.
- Crime In Oakland – Informative Wikipedia article with local crime history.