Security Officers

Security Officers

G4S’ experience-based security officer programs gives you the flexibility to select the right type of officer for your specific security and customer-service requirements. 

All G4S Security Officers are recruited and carefully screened according to their talents, qualifications, experience, temperament and background.

To ensure that they perform effectively and admirably, G4S personnel are trained by our award-winning and ISO-certified North America Training Institute (NATI).

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Custom Protection OfficerⓇ (CPO) 

G4S Custom Protection Officer® (CPO) personnel are the best in the security industry. These men and women meet stringent experience and training requirements and are prepared to step into high profile locations.

Each CPO must either be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree and concentration in criminal justice, police science or security administration, or formally qualified in one of the following disciplines,: law enforcement; career military or military police; police academy graduate; corrections officer; federal agency officer; or military elite forces.

Custom Protection Officer

Upscale Security Officer (USO)

G4S Upscale Security Officers (USO) perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle, watching for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards.

USO personnel possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree; military, managerial or security experience; peace officer, park ranger or auxiliary police cadet experience; or professional work history.

Upscale Security Officer

Property Resource Officer (PRO)

G4S Property Resource Officer (PRO) personnel are experienced, customer-service oriented professionals, providing security, fire, life and safety-related services.

PRO personnel demonstrate professional appearance, excellent communication skills and meet one of the following criteria: Associate’s degree or higher; high-rise security experience; military or police experience; customer-service experience; or security experience involving extensive contact with the public.

Property Resource Officer

Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

G4S Transportation Security Officers (TSO) support law enforcement agencies by ensuring secure and safe transportation of detainees from specified sites to client-designated points. TSO personnel perform their duties safely and legally, while keeping vehicles in safe working order.

TSOs possess a background in one or more of the following: military service with occupational specialty related to law enforcement security (such as military police, elite military forces, or combat arms); graduate of a certified public safety academy (military or civilian); law enforcement; and adult corrections experience.

Transportation Security Officer

Bank Protection Officer (BPO)

G4S Bank Protection Officers (BPOs) provide visible deterrence of criminal activity at entrances of financial institutions and banking centers.

G4S BPOs are trained to patrol entrances, observe and report incidents, deter criminal activity and misconduct, and provide assistance to customers, employees and local community members in a courteous and professional manner.

Bank Protection Officer

Healthcare Security Officer (HSO)

G4S Healthcare Security Officers (HSO) are trained to protect the safety and security of patients, staff and assets for hospital campuses.

These officers perform general security duties, deterring criminal activity and enforcing policies and rules, especially in the Emergency Rooms and Departments where steadfast security is required.

Healthcare Security Officer

G4S Wackenhut™

G4S Wackenhut

G4S Wackenhut™ provides a variety of security, safety and technology services in South Florida.

With roots dating back to 1958, the company specializes in armed and unarmed security officer programs, risk consulting, security systems installation and integration, access control and video monitoring.

G4S Wackenhut

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