Private Security Services

As Quoted In The Futurist

Growth will be driven by an improving economy, changes in regulations and technological innovations in alarm monitoring, security consulting, and systems integration services.

US demand to rise 5.4% annually through 2016

US demand for private contracted security services is projected to increase 5.4 percent annually to $64.5 billion in 2016. The market will be supported by an improving economy, as spending on private security was curtailed to a degree during the recession. Gains will also be aided by changes in regulations as well as technological innovations which will encourage investment in alarm monitoring, security consulting, and systems integration services. Ongoing real and perceived concerns about crime will continue to support healthy growth of the US private security industry. The use of contracted security services will be further supported by the regulatory burden of an in-house security force.

Consulting, systems integration to lead gains

Through 2016, the fastest growth is projected in security consulting, followed closely by systems integration and management. Advances in both segments will be supported by the economic rebound, particularly the growth in construction and fixed investment activity. These economic factors will spur the installation of new electronic security systems, benefiting both consultants, who help to design complex systems, and systems integrators, who assemble components from various equipment providers into a complete system. In addition, real and perceived security concerns, particularly in areas involving white collar crimes and employee safety, will lead to re-evaluations of security equipment and procedures, supporting demand for consultants and systems integrators.

Alarm monitoring and correctional facility management will also see above average gains through 2016. Alarm monitoring demand will be driven by the recovery in construction activity, because new contracts are most commonly purchased following new construction or a significant renovation. In addition, the aging of the population will support strong growth in the personal emergency response service segment. Revenues for the private management of correctional facilities will be driven by the need to reduce overcrowding in public prisons, exacerbated by budget cuts that preclude building new public facilities.

Residential market to outpace nonresidential

Through 2016 the residential market is expected to outpace the dominant nonresidential sector, benefiting from a recovery in housing construction and personal spending. In the nonresidential market, the best growth prospects are in the industrial and institutional sectors. The industrial segment will be supported by the recovery in manufacturing activity and an acceleration in industrial construction. The institutional market will benefit from strong growth in construction activity, but will also be supported by the gravity of the security risks in the institutional setting where large numbers of persons are typically gathered.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $49.7 billion US private security service industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, with forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type (e.g., guarding, alarm monitoring, private investigation, correctional facility management, armored transport, systems integration, security consulting, pre-employment screening), market (e.g., commercial, government, industrial, institutional, residential) and US region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 industry players, including Securitas, ADT, and G4S.

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  1. Private Security Services

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Demographic & Social Environment

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        1. 3.2.1 Demographic Trends

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          1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

        2. 3.2.2 Employment Outlook

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          1. Table | EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

      3. 3.3 Macroeconomic Environment

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        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Spending Trends

        $100.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      5. 3.5 Building Construction Outlook

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        1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Business Establishment Trends

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        1. Table | BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS (thousands)

      7. 3.7 Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

      8. 3.8 Retail Sales Outlook

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        1. Table | RETAIL SALES (billion dollars)

      9. 3.9 Service Sector Outlook

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        1. Table | SERVICE INCOME (billion dollars)

      10. 3.10 Public Safety Environment

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        1. Table | PUBLIC SAFETY SECTOR EMPLOYMENT, 2001-2010 (thousands)

        2. 3.10.1 Crime

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          1. Table | VIOLENT CRIME LEVELS, 2001-2010 (thousands)

          2. Table | PROPERTY CRIME LEVELS, 2001-2010 (thousands)

          3. Table | TERRORISM, 2001-2010

          4. Table | SELECTED OTHER NONCONVENTIONAL CRIMES, 2001-2010 (thousand arrests)

        3. 3.10.2 Adult Inmate Trends

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          1. Table | ADULT INMATE POPULATION

        4. 3.10.3 Fire

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          1. Table | FIRE LEVELS & LOSSES, 2001-2010

      11. 3.11 Technological Environment

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      12. 3.12 Regulatory Environment

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        1. 3.12.1 Security Guards

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        2. 3.12.2 Alarm Monitoring

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        3. 3.12.3 Private Investigators

          $82.00

        4. 3.12.4 Correctional Facility Management

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        5. 3.12.5 Armored Transport

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        6. 3.12.6 Pre-Employment Screening

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        7. 3.12.7 Others

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      13. 3.13 World Market

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    4. 4 SECURITY SERVICES

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      1. 4.1 General

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        1. Table | PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

      2. 4.2 Guarding

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        1. Table | SECURITY GUARD REVENUES

        2. 4.2.1 Market Trends

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        3. 4.2.2 Applications

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        4. 4.2.3 Vendors & Market Share

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      3. 4.3 Alarm Monitoring Services

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        1. Table | ALARM MONITORING SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Residential Intrusion & Fire

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          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL INTRUSION & FIRE ALARM MONITORING MARKET

        3. 4.3.2 Nonresidential

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          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL ALARM MONITORING MARKET

        4. 4.3.3 Personal Emergency Response Service

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          1. Table | PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICE MONITORING MARKET

        5. 4.3.4 Vendors & Market Share

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      4. 4.4 Private Investigation Services

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        1. Table | PRIVATE INVESTIGATION REVENUES

        2. 4.4.1 Market Trends

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        3. 4.4.2 Vendors

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      5. 4.5 Correctional Facility Management

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        1. Table | CORRECTIONAL FACILITY MANAGEMENT REVENUES

        2. 4.5.1 Market Trends

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        3. 4.5.2 Market Threats

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        4. 4.5.3 Vendors & Market Share

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          1. Table | SELECTED CORRECTIONAL FACILITY MANAGEMENT CONTRACT AGREEMENTS

      6. 4.6 Armored Transport Services

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        1. Table | ARMORED TRANSPORT SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

        2. 4.6.1 Traditional Armored Transport

          $115.00

        3. 4.6.2 ATM Servicing & Other

          $111.00

        4. 4.6.3 Vendors & Market Share

          $82.00

      7. 4.7 Systems Integration & Management

        $280.00

        1. Table | SYSTEMS INTEGRATION & MANAGEMENT SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

        2. 4.7.1 Services & Technologies

          $82.00

        3. 4.7.2 Vendors

          $82.00

      8. 4.8 Security Consulting

        $217.00

        1. Table | SECURITY CONSULTING REVENUES (million dollars)

        2. 4.8.1 Services

          $82.00

        3. 4.8.2 Vendors

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      9. 4.9 Pre-Employment Screening

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        1. Table | PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

        2. 4.9.1 Market Trends

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        3. 4.9.2 Vendors

          $86.00

      10. 4.10 Other Security Services

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        1. Table | OTHER SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

    5. 5 MARKETS

      $1,973.00

      1. 5.1 General

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        1. Table | PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 5.2 Nonresidential

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        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.1 Commercial

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          1. Table | COMMERCIAL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY SERVICE & SECTOR (million dollars)

          2. Table | COMMERCIAL OFFICES & OFFICE BUILDINGS SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

          3. Table | FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

          4. Table | RETAIL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

          5. Table | OTHER COMMERCIAL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

        3. 5.2.2 Government

          $145.00

          1. Table | GOVERNMENT SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

        4. 5.2.3 Industrial

          $242.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY SERVICE & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 5.2.4 Institutional

          $401.00

          1. Table | INSTITUTIONAL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY SERVICE & MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | HIGHER EDUCATION CAMPUS CRIME LEVELS, 2001-2010

        6. 5.2.5 Other Nonresidential Markets

          $185.00

          1. Table | OTHER NONRESIDENTIAL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY SERVICE & MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 Residential

        $218.00

        1. Table | RESIDENTIAL SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES (million dollars)

        2. 5.3.1 Alarm Monitoring

          $98.00

        3. 5.3.2 Guarding & Other Services

          $82.00

    6. 6 REGIONAL MARKETS

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      1. 6.1 General

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      2. 6.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

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        1. 6.2.1 Population Patterns

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          1. Table | POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

        2. 6.2.2 Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion dollars)

      3. 6.3 Construction Activity

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        1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion dollars)

      4. 6.4 Public Safety Trends

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        1. 6.4.1 Regional Crime Rates

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          1. Table | CRIME RATES BY REGION, 2001-2010 (reported crimes per thousand persons)

        2. 6.4.2 Local Crime Trends

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          1. Table | REPORTED CRIMES & CRIME RATES BY TYPE OF AREA, 2001-2010

        3. 6.4.3 Fire Trends

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          1. Table | REGIONAL FIRE OVERVIEW, 2010

      5. 6.5 Regional Private Security Service Overview

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        1. Table | PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE MARKET BY REGION (million dollars)

      6. 6.6 Northeast

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        1. Table | NORTHEAST SECURITY SERVICE MARKET PROFILE, 2011

        2. 6.6.1 Market Outlook

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          1. Table | NORTHEAST SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY SUBREGION

        3. 6.6.2 New England

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        4. 6.6.3 Middle Atlantic

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      7. 6.7 Midwest

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        1. Table | MIDWEST SECURITY SERVICE MARKET PROFILE, 2011

        2. 6.7.1 Market Outlook

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          1. Table | MIDWEST SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY SUBREGION

        3. 6.7.2 East North Central

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        4. 6.7.3 West North Central

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      8. 6.8 South

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        1. Table | SOUTH SECURITY SERVICE MARKET PROFILE, 2011

        2. 6.8.1 Market Outlook

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          1. Table | SOUTH SECURITY SERVICE MARKET BY SUBREGION

        3. 6.8.2 South Atlantic

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        4. 6.8.3 East South Central

          $82.00

        5. 6.8.4 West South Central

          $82.00

      9. 6.9 West

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        1. Table | WEST SECURITY SERVICE MARKET PROFILE, 2011

        2. 6.9.1 Market Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | WEST SECURITY SERVICE MARKET BY SUBREGION

        3. 6.9.2 Mountain

          $82.00

        4. 6.9.3 Pacific

          $86.00

      10. 6.10 Major Metropolitan Areas

        $158.00

        1. Table | PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE MARKET PROFILE BY SELECTED MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREAS, 2011

        2. Table | PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE MARKET BY SELECTED MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREAS* (million dollars)

      11. 6.11 Correctional Facility Management

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    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 7.1 General

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      2. 7.2 Industry Composition

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        1. Table | PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE REVENUES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

        2. 7.2.1 Guarding Firms

          $82.00

        3. 7.2.2 Alarm Monitoring Firms

          $82.00

        4. 7.2.3 Private Investigation Firms

          $82.00

        5. 7.2.4 Correctional Facility Management Firms

          $82.00

        6. 7.2.5 Armored Transport Firms

          $82.00

        7. 7.2.6 Security Systems Integration Firms

          $82.00

        8. 7.2.7 Security Consulting Firms

          $82.00

        9. 7.2.8 Pre-Employment Screening Firms

          $82.00

      3. 7.3 Market Share

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      4. 7.4 Competitive Strategies

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      5. 7.5 Marketing

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        1. 7.5.1 Nonresidential

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        2. 7.5.2 Residential

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      6. 7.6 Mergers & Acquisitions

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      7. 7.7 Cooperative Agreements

        $83.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      8. 7.8 Company Profiles

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        1. 7.8.1 ABM Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        2. 7.8.2 ADT Corporation

          $82.00

        3. 7.8.3 Akal Security Incorporated

          $82.00

        4. 7.8.4 AlliedBarton Security Services

          $82.00

        5. 7.8.5 Altegrity Incorporated

          $164.00

        6. 7.8.6 Armstrong Group

          $82.00

        7. 7.8.7 Automatic Data Processing Incorporated

          $82.00

        8. 7.8.8 Brink's Company

          $82.00

        9. 7.8.9 Corrections Corporation of America

          $140.00

        10. 7.8.10 Day & Zimmermann Group Incorporated

          $82.00

        11. 7.8.11 Diebold Incorporated

          $82.00

        12. 7.8.12 Dunbar Companies

          $118.00

        13. 7.8.13 Garda World Security Corporation

          $82.00

        14. 7.8.14 GEO Group Incorporated

          $133.00

        15. 7.8.15 G4S plc

          $173.00

        16. 7.8.16 Guardsmark LLC

          $99.00

        17. 7.8.17 Honeywell International Incorporated

          $82.00

        18. 7.8.18 Inter-Con Security Systems Incorporated

          $82.00

        19. 7.8.19 Johnson Controls Incorporated

          $82.00

        20. 7.8.20 Loomis AB

          $82.00

        21. 7.8.21 Management & Training Corporation

          $82.00

        22. 7.8.22 Monitronics International Incorporated

          $82.00

        23. 7.8.23 Protection One Incorporated

          $111.00

        24. 7.8.24 Red Hawk Fire and Security US

          $82.00

        25. 7.8.25 Reed Elsevier Group plc

          $82.00

        26. 7.8.26 Royal Philips Electronics NV

          $82.00

        27. 7.8.27 Securitas AB

          $170.00

        28. 7.8.28 Siemens AG

          $82.00

        29. 7.8.29 Slomin's Incorporated

          $82.00

        30. 7.8.30 Stanley Black & Decker Incorporated

          $148.00

        31. 7.8.31 TransNational Security Group LLC

          $147.00

        32. 7.8.32 Tyco International Limited

          $224.00

        33. 7.8.33 United Technologies Corporation

          $82.00

        34. 7.8.34 US Security Associates Incorporated

          $89.00

        35. 7.8.35 Vector Security Incorporated

          $82.00

        36. 7.8.36 Vivint Incorporated

          $82.00

      9. 7.9 Other Security Service Companies

        $266.00

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