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Security Officers

SIA Approved Security Officers

Our team of dedicated security officers will tailor their services to the needs of you and your business, all while maintaining a professional approach.

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We are an SIA, ACS Pacesetter accredited supplier of security services.

Our reputation and growing portfolio of public and private sector clients have been achieved by providing innovation and excellence.

Despite the increasing trend by clients to choose technology such as CCTV and intruder monitoring systems to keep their property and personnel safe, there is still a need to have ‘boots on the ground’ in the form of a security officer.

Whether it is patrolling on foot, meeting and greeting a visitor to the site, controlling access and egress or providing a visible deterrent, there are numerous assignments where a human presence is required. Not everything can be done ‘remotely’ with technology!

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I have worked with Direct Security Solutions as a service partner. Both the Management and Security teams are always professional, responsive and flexible.

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What We Do

Our officers are all licensed with the Security Industry Authority (SIA). To get a licence, our officers have passed a 5-day course, including training in powers of arrest, criminal and civil law, conflict resolution, physical intervention, emergency response and dealing with vulnerable people. Additionally, our guards all receive specialist in-house training in first aid, terrorism awareness (Action Counters Terrorism – ACT) and fire marshalling. You are getting much more than ‘just’ a security guard with Direct Security Solutions.

We provide manned guards at a range of different appointments all over the UK, including warehouse/logistics sites, sports venues, at-risk (fire) residential buildings and front-of-house reception areas.

All our manned guarding assignments are supported by Trackforce software providing our 24/7 control room personnel with real-time visibility of our guards’ on-site activity. This enables us to ensure our guards follow your instructions and provide a digital record of all patrols and related activity.

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Why choose our Security Officers

Direct Security Solutions have over 25 years of operational experience within the security industry. We provide comprehensive and innovative solutions to a wide variety of clients, including events, national retailers, commercial institutions, property management companies and public sector organisations, and we ensure our clients' needs are confidently met.

Tailored Approach

We can tailor our services to your specific needs.

Tailored Approach

Whether you need advanced alarm monitoring, health and safety assessments, or dog support units, we can customise our services to suit you and ensure your needs are met.

Real-Time Guard Visibility

Bespoke guard activity reports are available on demand.

Real-Time Guard Visibility

Trackforce allows our control room to receive notification alerts if a guard tour is not carried out properly, is incomplete, or if an incident occurs. Our clients are reassured that their property and personnel are in safe hands.

Nationwide Coverage

Our regional offices give us the ability to provide a nationwide service.

Nationwide Coverage

Our strategically placed teams give us wide coverage across the UK, with facilities in the North, Midlands, South, Wales and Scotland.

"We have found Direct Secrity to be proactive, responsive and we were very grateful to them for carrying out time patrols, after raising concerns about security"

Joanne Taylor, Business Improvement District (BID) Manager

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"DFMS provide key holding, door supervisors and concierge staff at our grade 2 listed venue. They are polite and approachable at all times, making guests feel welcome."

Fiona Hanratty, Community Space manager

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"The communication and responsiveness of this company throughout have been fabulous from start to finish, and I am sure this will be the start of a long working relationship."

Julie Collins

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"Please can I say a big thank you for everyone's hard work and flexibility in preparation for last weekend, and of course over the event itself..."

Jon Rush

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"We have found Direct Security's services to be highly reliable and efficient. Their flexible nature in providing services on sites, sometimes at very short notice."

Matthew Sayers

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"We have worked with Direct Security Solutions on more than one occasion, we found them to be extremely professional and hopeful throughout our ongoing projects. "

Wayne

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"I have worked with Direct Security Solutions as a service partner. Both the Management and Security teams are always professional, responsive and flexible. Their professional approach to service is out standing and it is pleasure to be working with them."

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Our approach

Committed to Excellence

We maintain high standards, exceeding guidelines set by the SIA and our accreditations; Alcumus ISO 27001 and 9001.

24/7 Operation

A manned 24-hour control room provides real-time monitoring and performance of all mobile and static security officers. This operates 24/7, 365 days a year.

ACS Pacesetter

Direct Security is an SIA Approved Contractor and ACS Pacesetter: this means that our team are placed within the top 15% of all SIA Approved security companies.

Quality Service

Health and safety and quality customer service underpin our services. We have long-term partnerships with our clients: we’re their first call for event security services.

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Get in touch today to discuss the best way our security officers can assist you.

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