About SMART Security Pros

Providing Complete Security Solutions with the Latest Technology and Experienced Personnel

Founded in 2016, our mission is to provide clients with the latest in security technology, experienced personnel, and the highest quality customer service in the industry. From real estate development to high-profile public officials, our complete approach to security offers clients peace of mind from security concerns and potential safety threats. Through real-time updates and notification systems,SMART Security Pros able to prevent hazardous situations, track weather changes, or alert authorities of a security breach.

Founder and CEO, Shawn Scarlata, brings over 25 years of law enforcement and security experience to SMART Security Pros. Shawn served as a member of the Prince George’s County Police Department for 22 years before serving as CEO of a privately-owned security company in Washington, DC. During Shawn’s leadership tenure, his former company’s size grew from 25 to 300 employees with revenue growth of over 2000 percent in 6 years – and was recognized as one of the top security firms in the region by the Washington Business Journal as well as 3 years in a row on the Inc.500 list of America’s fastest growing companies.

In 2016, Shawn independently launched SMART Security Pros with the mission to provide comprehensive security solutions to clients with the best personnel and latest technology.


To provide a comprehensive and complete approach to your security needs, we offer two fundamental services:

  • Mobile Video Guard. Traditional unarmed security guards are expensive and often times unreliable. With the latest monitoring technology, a Mobile Video Guard service saves clients valuable revenue across entire real estate portfolios and more efficiently addresses security concerns. The focus is on providing the most comprehensive solution that significantly raises client’s levels of safety and security.

SMART Security Pros is headquartered locally in Hyattsville, Maryland and serves Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Southern Pennsylvania.

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