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School Security Guard Vendor Registration

Per Section 1315-C of the PA Public School Code, PCCD is required to establish criteria for certifying approved third-party vendors to provide school security guard services to school entities and nonpublic schools.  To be considered as an approved third-party vendor by PCCD, vendors must have the following in place:

Vendors need to have the following in place:

  1. Vendor Identification
    • Employer Identification Number (EIN)
    • State Vendor Number (optional) 
  2. Legal Address Information
    • Legal name of business and DBA
    • Business Address
    • Business Type (e.g., nonprofit, for profit, corporation, LLC, etc.)
    • Website
    • Telephone information 
  3. Chief Administration Experience Requirement
    • At least 3 years' experience in security management
  4. Business Identification Information
    • Description of business
    • All services that are provided 
  5. Certifications, Business Credentials, or Licensure
    • Certificate of Insurance is required 
  6. Assurances
    • All current background checks have been collected and are housed on file. The school security guard candidate has satisfied the background check requirements of sections 24 P.S. §111 and 23 Pa.C.S. §6344 (relating to other persons having contact with children).
    • No convictions or prior arrests of employees 
  7. Training
    • School Security Guards will receive the appropriate training, according to
      24 P.S. §1314-C, before working in a school entity
    • Vendors will need to provide the date and type of training their guards received
  8. References
    • Vendors must provide at least 3 current references

The link below provides you with a fillable application to be completed and returned to: via email.  Your application will be reviewed within two weeks of receipt. Once reviewed, you will receive a letter of approval or denial.  If approved, your organization's name and contact information will be posted on this webpage below.  Please send all questions regarding the process to:

Vendor Registration Form 

Approved School Security Guard Vendors

NameAddressWebsitePhoneChief Administrator
A+ Investigations & Protection, LLC
​535 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
​Joe Padilla
Advanced Protection Company430 Park Avenue
Suite 101
Collegeville, PA 19426
Brian Galie
Armada Global, Inc., DBA Agency Group3812 William Flinn Hwy, Bldg. 2A
Allison Park, PA 15101
412-253-2013Zach Grove
Armstrong Lock & Security, DBA Armstrong Security & Investigations104 South Water St.
Kittanning, PA 16201
www.armstrongsecurityllc.com724- 919-4336
Thomas Burk
Bramlet Enterprises, LLC, DBA Bramlet Security
​152 Drifting Drive
Kittanning, PA 16201
​Steve Ignatz
Cardinal Point Homeland Security Group, Inc.261 Old York Road Suite 734
Jenkintown, PA 19046
www.cphsecuritygroup.com215-285-2382Chris Springfield
ClearView Asset Protection, LLC
​128 Green Valley Rd.
Hughesville, PA 17737
​Lance Thomas
Critical Response Protection Group, DBA Signal 88 of Sellersville, PA210 A E. Summit Ave.
Telford, PA 18969
https://criticalresponseprotection.com877-744-6588Christopher L. Rudolph
CSI Corporate Security & Investigations, LLC, DBA Centurian Security3645 Brodhead Rd. Monaca, PA 888-2401, ext. 2401 Vincent Beal
Executive Security Services & Tactical Development, LLC2636 Somerset Road 
Whitehall, PA 18052
www.executivesecurity.us610-798-6350Shera Mula
G-Force Security Solutions, LLC50 Southview Drive, Biglerville, PA 17307www.g-forceinvestigations.com717-420-5789
Robert S. Gano
GardaWorld Security Services8423 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19136
www.garda.com215-904-5408Steve Somers
​Gittings Protective Security, Inc.
​104 N. Center Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931
​Robert Schirf
Guardian Protecion Group1220 Birch Street
P.O. Box 91
Lanse, PA 16849
https://guardianprotectiongroup.com814-592-5528Thomas Reed
Information Network Associates, Inc., DBA INA5235 North Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
John Sancenito
JPEN Consulting Group, LLC, DBA Signal of Central Pittsburgh
​409 Framcrest Drive
Oakdale, PA 15071
​Gregory M. Pencosky
KAN Investigation and Security Agency LLC
​322 Mall Blvd. 
Suite 200
Monroeville, PA 15146
​Kenneth Noble
​Kellington Protection Service, LLC
​4955 Steubenville Pike, Suite 245
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Aaron Kellington
KRE Security LLC
​11 S. Third Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
​Jarrod K. Emes
Mprotective, LLC300 E. Market St.
Hallam, PA 17406
www.Mprotective.com717-840-8800 Duane Ness
Octorara Security Professionals, Inc., DBA Signal 88 Security of Octorara257 W. Uwchlan Ave.
Suite #215
Downingtown, PA 19335
302-298-3307Peter J. Mango
Pat Curley Detective Agency, Inc.
​P.O. Box 56
Mountain Top, PA 18707
​Pat Curley
​Prime Legacy Security, Inc.
​1341 N. Delaware Ave.
Suite 410B
Philadelphia, PA 19125
​Tasha Plaza
Right Arm Tactical, Security & Investigations, LLC102 Belleshire Drive Butler, PA  16001rightarmtactical.com724-504-1676
Timothy Wiles
RiP USA, Inc.101 Kennedy Road
Charleroi, PA 15022
ripusa.com724-281-9956Stephanie Rosser
​Standing Stone Consulting Inc.
​826 Pennsylvania Avenue
Huntingdon, PA 16652
​Lori A. Thompson
Steeltown Security & Investigations, LLC
​100 Union Street
Bridgeville, PA 15017

​Charles Banks
Substitute Teacher Service Inc.2901 Dutton Mill Road
Aston, PA 19014
www.thesubservice.com610-566-6466Tyler Godwin
Titanium Security & Surveillance
1212 Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
​Tyrone C. Tate
U.S. Security Care, Inc.960B Harvest Drive
Suite 130
Blue Bell, PA  19422
www.usscinc.com215-542-7789Richard Wolfson