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Chicago's Premier Security Services Provider
Since 1986

Armed Security Guards · Unarmed Security Guards

“American Security thrives on building bonds with their clients by producing a solid working relationship and always answering the call when needed.”

– Fortune 500 Healthcare Company

“We have been partnered with American Security for almost a decade now and highly recommend their services. They operate multiple 24/7/365 facilities for our company and have adapted well to the ever-changing labor market.”

– National Logistics Provider

“The guards are professional and take the time to make sure that all residents are given stellar service.”

– Major Property Manager in Chicago

Security Guard Services

American Security Services provides security guard services in the greater Chicago area and across the Midwest. Through our nationwide partnership network, we can also provide security services to businesses and clients virtually anywhere in the United States.

We specialize in armed security guards, unarmed security guards and event security services.

With over 35 years of experience in Chicago servicing a range of clients, we can secure virtually any business, property or residence to maximize the safety of employees, customers and residents.


As a full-service security company based in Chicago, IL, we leverage our years of expertise to protect people and property by providing professional security guards to meet any client need. We provide services to a wide range of clients, from apartment buildings to retail stores to warehouses and more. No matter what type of security services you require, you can rest assured that our trained professionals will take excellent care of your residence, institution or business and provide you with complete peace of mind.


Thanks to our dedicated management team and highly trained security guards, our security services are unmatched. We provide security services using the latest in guarding technology to secure your property. Our electronic reporting system means you can access information about your security services whether we are on or off duty. Clients can quickly and easily see how we provide protection for their facilities or locations. Additionally, a focus on customer service and standard operating procedures means our security guards are trained and prepared to join your team.


Individuals and organizations rely on us for a variety of security services to safeguard their most valuable assets: both people and property. No matter what you call us – security guards, security officers, private guards, advanced security, tactical security – our experienced security personnel are capable of handling it all with the utmost confidence and integrity. Specific needs vary across industries, but risk of theft, vandalism and fire are some of the more common drivers of security needs. Trained, professional security guards can help secure your business or facility from these and other risks of which you may not even be aware!


Did you just type in “security guard near me”? Do you need affordable armed or unarmed security guard services in Chicago, IL or the surrounding area? If so, you’re in luck! We operate throughout Illinois and the Midwest region. Whether it is retail security needs, building security, event security or something else completely requiring security guards, call us at (708) 383-6969 today to receive a free estimate. Our management team is standing by to provide quality guard services for you!

Are You Interested In A Job?

Join our team and start your career as a Security Officer in Chicago, IL. We are always seeking professional, highly-motivated individuals in the Chicago area!  

If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out the form below and a representative will contact you with more information.

Applicants for security guard positions must be at least 18 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, and have access to reliable transportation. You must also pass a background check and drug screening.

All security guard candidates must always maintain a professional appearance and be able to engage professionally and with honor, respect, and honesty.

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