Security laws are on the rise as many states change their security company requirements and attack illegal firms. One reason for this is the number of security companies found operating without a license or having incomplete license requirements.
In Ontario, any person earning a living, which consists primarily of guarding to protect people or property, requires an Ontario security guard license. This includes, but is not limited to, security guards, bankers, and loss prevention personnel.
Independent investigators are people who do work, get paid, which includes doing research to provide information about a person’s behaviour or action, business or occupation, and where people or property are. The Department of General Law regulates the Ontario private security industry to ensure that work is carried out professionally, effectively, safely, and legally.
Work as a security guard in Ontario, security guards must have an Ontario security guard license. Our security guards identify themselves and show the front of their license to anyone who asks to see it.