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Private Security Services in the US by Service and Market, 15th Edition

Private Security Services in the US by Service and Market, 15th Edition

US private security services revenues are projected to increase 3.2% annually through 2021 to $70 billion. A rising interest in more highly skilled, value-added service offerings will support revenue gains, particularly in larger, more mature segments.

This report covers private security service revenues by Service and Market, as well as a discussion of key trends in reported occurrences of crime and fire. Data are given in current dollar value.

Private security services covered in the study include:
Guarding
Alarm monitoring
Private investigations
Systems integration and management
Cash-in-transit and related services
Security consulting
Pre-employment screening

Markets for private security services include:
Commercial
Industrial
Government
Institutional
Other Nonresidential
Residential

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US private security service market including key trends in service offerings and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2006, 2011, and 2016 with a forecast for 2021, with year by year historical market volatility also addressed. Data are provided in current dollar value. Also included is an analysis of the key participants and their market shares.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | US Private Security Service Market
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Factors Impacting the US Private Security Service Market
    • Public Safety Environment
      • Types of Protection Services
        • Table Public Safety Sector Employment, 2006 - 2015
      • Crime
        • Table Figure 2-2 | US Crime Rates, 2006 - 2015
        • Table Violent Crime Levels, 2006 - 2015
        • Table Property Crime Levels, 2006 - 2015
        • Table Incidences of Terrorism in the US, 2006 - 2015
        • Table Selected Other Nonconventional Crimes, 2006 - 2015
      • Fire
        • Table Fire Levels & Losses, 2006 - 2015
    • Technological Environment
    • Regulatory Environment
      • Security Guards
      • Alarm Monitoring
      • Private Investigators
      • Cash-in-Transit & Related Services
      • Pre-Employment Screening
      • Others
  • SERVICES
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Key Private Security Service Trends by Type
    • Revenue by Type
      • Table Private Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
    • Guarding
      • Guarding: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Security Guard Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-2 | State-Wide Guard Background Check Requirements
        • Table Figure 3-3 | State-Wide Guard Training Requirements
      • Guarding: Applications
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Primary Guarding Applications
        • Table Specialized Guard Offerings
      • Guarding: Vendors & Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-5 | Security Guard Market Share, 2016
    • Alarm Monitoring Services
      • Alarm Monitoring Services: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Figure 3-6 | Alarm Monitoring Service Revenues & Spending Against GDP, 2006 - 2021
      • Alarm Monitoring Services: Forecast by Service Type
        • Table Alarm Monitoring Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Residential Intrusion & Fire Alarm Monitoring Market, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-7 | Residential Alarm Monitoring Revenues & Share of Households with Subscriptions, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Nonresidential Alarm Monitoring Market, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-8 | Nonresidential Alarm Monitoring Revenues & Subscriptions, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Personal Emergency Response System Monitoring Market, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-9 | PERS Alarm Monitoring Revenues & Contracts, 2006 - 2021
      • Alarm Monitoring Services: Vendors Competition
      • Alarm Monitoring Services: Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-10 | Alarm Monitoring Service Market Share, 2016
    • Private Investigation Services
      • Private Investigation Services: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Private Investigation Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Examples of Private Investigative Services by Market
      • Private Investigation Services: Vendors & Market Share
    • Systems Integration & Management
      • Systems Integration & Management: Revenue Forecas
        • Table Systems Integration & Management Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-11 | Types of Systems Commonly Integrated
      • Systems Integration & Management: Vendors
    • Cash-in-Transit & Related Services
      • Cash-in-Transit & Related Services: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Cash-in-Transit & Related Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-12 | Armored Transport Spending per Banking & Credit Office, 2006 - 2021
      • Traditional Armored Transport
      • ATM Management & Replenishment
      • Secured Logistics
      • Cash Management
      • Cash-in-Transit & Related Services: Vendors & Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-13 | Cash-in-Transit & Related Services Market Share, 2016
    • Security Consulting
      • Security Consulting: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Security Consulting Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-14 | Types of Security Consulting Services
      • Security Consulting: Vendors
    • Pre-Employment Screening
      • Pre-Employment Screening: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Pre-Employment Screening Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 3-15 | Pre-Employment Screening per Civilian Employee, 2006 - 2021
      • Pre-Employment Screening: Ban-the-Box Trends
      • Pre-Employment Screening: Regulations
      • Pre-Employment Screening: Vendors
    • Other Security Services
      • Other Security Services: Scope
      • Other Security Services: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Other Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
      • Other Security Services: Airline Security
  • MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Private Security Service Trends by Market
    • Revenue by Market
      • Table Private Security Service Revenues by Market, 2006 - 2021
    • Nonresidential
      • Table Nonresidential Security Service Revenue by Market, 2006 - 2021
    • Commercial
      • Table Commercial Security Service Revenues by Service & Sector, 2006 - 2021
      • Commercial Offices & Office Buildings
        • Table Commercial Offices & Office Buildings Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 4-2 | Security Spending in Commercial Offices & Office Buildings, 2006 - 2021
      • Financial Institutions
        • Table Financial Institutions Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Security Service Spending per Banking & Credit Office, 2006 - 2021
      • Retail
        • Table Retail Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
      • Other Commercial
        • Table Other Commercial Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
    • Industrial
      • Industrial: Revenue Trends
        • Table Industrial Security Service Revenues by Service & Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Industrial: Demand by Service Type
      • Industrial: Demand by Market
    • Government
      • Government: Scope
      • Government: Market Forecast
        • Table Government Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
      • Government: Demand by Service Type
    • Institutional
      • Table Institutional Security Service Revenues by Service & Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Institutional: Demand by Service Type
      • Institutional: Demand by Market
        • Table Figure 4-4 | Healthcare Facilities & Spending per Facility, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 4-5 | Education Facilities & Spending Per Facility, 2006 - 2021
    • Other Nonresidential
      • Other Nonresidential: Scope
      • Other Nonresidential: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Other Nonresidential Security Service Revenues by Service & Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Public Venues
      • All Other Nonresidential
    • Residential
      • Residential: Revenue Forecast
        • Table Residential Security Service Revenues, 2006 - 2021
      • Residential Alarm Monitoring Trends\
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table Private Security Service Revenues by Company, 2016
    • Industry Composition by Service
      • Guarding Firms
      • Alarm Monitoring Firms
      • Private Investigation Firms
      • Security Systems Integration Firms
      • Cash-in-Transit & Related Firms
      • Security Consulting Firms
      • Pre-Employment Screening Firms
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 5-1 | US Private Security Service Market Share, 2016
      • Allied Universal
        • Table Figure 5-2 | Private Security Service Market Leader: First Leading Provider
      • ADT
        • Table Figure 5-3 | Private Security Service Market Leader: Second Leading Provider
      • Securitas
        • Table Figure 5-4 | Private Security Service Market Leader: Third Leading Provider
      • G4S
        • Table Figure 5-5 | Private Security Service Market Leader: Fourth Leading Provider
      • Johnson Controls
        • Table Figure 5-6 | Private Security Service Market Leader: Fifth Leading Provider
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Table Key Competitive Strategies Utilized by Private Security Service Providers
    • Marketing
      • Marketing: Nonresidential
      • Marketing: Residential
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Study Scope: Private Security Services
      • Table Relevant NAICS Codes
    • Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Freedonia Group Studies
      • US Studies
      • Global Studies
    • Definitions
      • General
      • Services
      • Markets
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 6-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2016, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average (percent)
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Population & Households, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 6-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2001 - 2016
    • Consumer Spending Trends
      • Table Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2006 - 2021
    • Building Construction Outlook
      • Table Building Construction Expenditures, 2006 - 2021
    • Business Establishment Trends
      • Table Business Establishments, 2006 - 2021
    • Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table Manufacturers' Shipments, 2006 - 2021
    • Service Sector Outlook
      • Table Service Sector Outlook, 2006 - 2021

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