SOS Security Acquires Premier Security, a BOMA/Chicago Premier Partner

By: | March 05, 2018

SOS Security, the nation’s fifth largest provider of security personnel, recently acquired Chicago-based Premier Security, a BOMA/Chicago Premier Partner.

Founded in 1969, SOS Security serves a broad range of clients by helping to protect their people, assets and reputations. Our growth is driven by our ongoing dedication to meet our clients’ evolving security requirements. Together, the combined SOS Security team is continuing Premier’s legacy of security excellence, while bringing greater resources and capabilities to Chicagoland.

A boutique company that operates at scale

As SOS Security has grown, we’ve chosen to stay true to the values we embraced as a startup back in 1969. These values have served our clients and our employees well, and they still define who we are, what we do, and how we make a difference. Even as we grow, they continue to inform our boutique approach to security:

  • Pursuit of excellence: We create our own quality policy, based on our own standards of security program excellence, client satisfaction and achievement of the goals set with our partner clients.
  • The right people at the right price: We add value by providing the best possible people at the best possible price. We will train our people. We will provide our people with career paths. We will re-invest a significant portion of our profits back into all levels of our organization, so that we create a passionate team dedicated to our clients’ and our own success. We will integrate the best people with the best procedures and the best technology to provide security programs that balance outstanding quality with competitive total costs of security program ownership.
  • Partnership: We treat our clients as partners. We will understand the threats and vulnerabilities facing our clients and design customized, cost-effective risk mitigation programs accordingly. We will learn and grow with our clients by maintaining regular and transparent communication about all key program aspects.

A comprehensive suite of integrated security solutions

SOS Security personnel’s expertise extends across all key aspects of fixed site, emergency response and specialist services. In addition to staffing, training, and managing security personnel, SOS Security provides a comprehensive suite of ancillary security services that range from executive protection and secure travel support to operations center set-up and support, event risk mitigation, intelligence analysis and dedicated niche services such as retail risk and theft prevention.

No matter where, when or the size of the engagement, SOS Security stands ready to provide local, national or international security solutions.

Local presence, worldwide reach

SOS Security has approximately 70 locations in major metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. Backed by strong central and regional management teams, these local offices are essential in fulfilling our commitment to regular and transparent communication with our partners and employing the best people at the best possible price.

As our clients’ businesses and security needs have grown internationally, so has our worldwide reach, with offices and activities in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

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