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Professional Security & Experienced Security Guards

SMART Security Pros provides professional security and only the most qualified and experienced agents for any security assignment. The majority of our clients request armed security services although some would like the agents to be unarmed but still of the higher calibre and experience of an off duty, retired, and prior police experience individual.

If uniformed unarmed security guards are what you’re looking for we can help there as well.  We have identified and vetted the best of the best in the Washington, D.C. area security guard companies.  We regularly partner with these hand picked companies to ensure that our client’s are getting exactly what they require from a reputable firm.

Benefits of a Military Background

Military veterans easily transition into a variety of careers and work sectors after their service is through. The security industry is often the ideal and natural match for returning vets. Veterans possess the integrity and skills needed to excel at security work in part because of the training they received while on military duty. 

  • Extensive background checks — At least 90% of military veterans have undergone intensive security clearances according to It is a valuable plus for security firms and those who hire them even though the company will likely do their own rigorous background check.
  • Military Training — The disciplined training military veterans received while serving makes them an ideal addition to any security team. That training ensures quick action when necessary as well as courteous adaptability in every situation or position.
  • Familiar with technology — Today’s security world increasingly embraces high-tech systems and capabilities. Military veterans transitioning to civilian jobs are usually experienced with state-of-the-art software and technology.
  • Dependability — One of the most important qualities of security personnel is reliability. Showing up on-site and on time is naturally ingrained in well-trained service members. They offer a commitment to quality service and it doesn’t get any better than that.

Trained and Experienced Physical Protection Agents

SMART’s founder was an active duty law enforcement officer for 22 years in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, as well as the former CEO of a local security service firm that provided this higher level of armed service as one of it’s service offerings. Currently, SMART has a list of over 350 of these agents who are ready and available to quickly deploy to your site.

SMART Security Pros provides world class security guard service for a variety of needs.

Benefits of a Law Enforcement Background

Law Enforcement Officers are not only highly trained to excel when a security response is necessary, but they also have an understanding of legal procedures. They provide the optimum in protection by using the skills and talents gained from years on the job. Hiring armed security guards with police experience is a smart choice when you want effective protection for your business, home, or event. Here are a few reasons why.

  • Calm under pressure — Police officers are extensively trained to handle high-pressure situations before they hit the streets. They are able to remain calm and in control in even the most volatile of security scenarios.
  • Know the law — An essential advantage to hiring security teams with law enforcement experience is their expansive knowledge of the laws of the land. They are also familiar with legal proceedings and tend to be comfortable testifying in court.
  • Familiarity with firearms — Hiring an armed security guard with years of experience and training in the use of firearms and safety only makes sense. You can be confident they will act and respond in an effective and calm manner should any security issues arise.
  • Respect and integrity – Police officers who transition to security positions tend to treat their jobs with more courtesy and respect. Their experience in remaining cool-headed in a number of situations makes them successful as security professionals.

Why Choose SMART Security Pros

SMART Security Pros is your comprehensive source of armed and unarmed security guard services in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Our guards receive hands-on training in a variety of security disciplines to meet the needs of our customers. From personal and executive protection to event and school security, SMART Security Pros offers courteous service and unmatched peace of mind.

All our guards are experienced as previous law enforcement professionals or are military veterans. We also install and provide remote video surveillance systems for the ultimate in security. Contact us anytime and let us know how we can help you protect the property and people you care about the most.

Physical Protection, Perfected.

What Type of Security Services Do You Need?

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Off Duty / Prior Police Security

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Executive / Dignitary Protection

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