Private Security Officer

Providing premium armed guard training in Atlanta and Nationwide. Custom plans for your security.

Tuition Assistance Available to those who qualify!

We have exciting news!  We’ve been approved by various government organizations that provide tuition assistance for our 40-hour Private Security Training. Contact the programs and sites listed below to see if you qualify and begin your exciting new career in the security industry!
Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Services:  http://www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/wia_services.htm
Advanced Protective Services cannot determine nor guarantee eligibility for these funds.

Start your new career!

Thank you, so much, for your interest in Advanced Protective Services’ Private Security Training. Our next scheduled training is August 6, 2012. Our offices and classroom is conveniently located off of I-575 and Bells Ferry Road (exit 4) in Kennesaw, Georgia.  Class starts at 9:30 a.m. every day. We will meet here every morning and on Friday, August 10, at approximately 2:00 p.m., we will travel to the Georgia Firing Line located approximately three miles from our office for the Weapons Qualification phase of the training.

Our one week course prepares  you for a new career as a Private Security Guard.

The cost for this training is $416. For your convenience, we take cash, check or credit card. If you are interested in an exciting career in the security industry, contact APS to register for this class. 678-631-1038.

We have exciting news!  We’ve been approved by various government organizations that have tuition assistance available for our 40-hour Private Security Training. Contact the programs and sites listed to see if you qualify and begin your exc…iting new career in the security industry. Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Services:  http://www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/wia_services.htm DHS/DCSS
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Apartment Tenant’s Security Tips

How safe are you in your apartment community that you live?

Once you arrive in your apartment and lock the door, is that the ultimate protection for crime?

In the culture of apartment dwellers, the apartment that you live in should be the safe haven for you and your family. Keep in mind that your apartment is the only environment where you can control the people that get close to you and your family. Once outside the safe haven of the apartment, learning ways to becoming less of a victim (by knowing your environment and ways to avoid hazardous areas and actions) could keep you and your family safe no matter where you are.

Let your apartment community call us to inquire about safety classes today!
(678) 631-1038

Rose Colored Safety Glasses?

Most people walk around in a state of unawareness or have the attitude that bad stuff happens to others. They remain preoccupied with thoughts of work, personal issues, bills, or kid’s activities, with no thought to their immediate environment.

By not paying attention to their surroundings, they place themselves in needless jeopardy.

We call this walking around with Rose Colored Glasses.

A gentleman named Jeff Cooper, came up with a system to help people adapt to their environment.  It is called the Cooper Color Code. This is a mental system that has certain levels of awareness to keep your body and mind sharp. The system is made up of four sections or colors: white, yellow, orange and red. [Read more…]

Private Security Officers vs Public Law Enforcement

Private Security Officers vs Public Law Enforcement (PDF for download)

Just the bullet points.  Full Article on Private vs Public Security >>

  1. Private security firms have more authority on private property than police.
  2. The police cannot stop anyone to ask if they live on property, what they are doing, etc.
  3. Off Duty Law Enforcement working a part time job…
  4. Legal ramifications of any issue on a part-time job.
  5. Off duty police are expensive.
  6. Private security operates in both the civil and criminal realm.
  7. Insurance Liability.
  8. The US Supreme Court has ruled – “it is not the duty of the police to protect the individual citizen…” Warren v. District of Columbia, 444 A.2d 1 (D.C. App. 1981).

This is an informational document intended to help you in making an informed, cost effective decision.

Advanced Protective Services – We specialize in YOUR protection!