It’s Time to Be Certified: Secure Your ASIS Certification to Sharpen Your Skills

It’s Time to Be Certified: Secure Your ASIS Certification to Sharpen Your Skills

“As a security practitioner, the pin I wear on my lapel designates and aligns me with the security industry’s most talented players,” says Russell Mallette, Universal Protection Service Director of Security for First American Financial Corp. in Santa Ana, Calif. Russell is the most recent Universal employee to become a […]

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Mall Security Professional Gives Man Second Chance at Life

Universal Security Sergeant Chue Vang at his post—the Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn.

He may not have nine of them. But thanks to Universal Security Sergeant Chue Vang, a mall visitor has a second one—a chance at life. One May afternoon, while shopping with his wife at Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn., the man experienced cardiac arrest. When the call to respond to […]

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Security Director’s Value-Added Skills Come in Handy in Special Needs Situation

Security Director’s Value-Added Skills Come in Handy in Special Needs Situation

Universal’s Peachtree Center Security Director Karen Forehand didn’t know that skills as a former special needs teacher for children with Autism would come in handy in her current job. Nor did she know how valuable her local law enforcement contacts in and around the Atlanta metro area would prove to […]

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Universal Services Improves in Rank as One of OC’s Best Places to Work

Universal Services Improves in Rank as One of OC’s Best Places to Work

Universal Services of America today was named one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Orange County, Calif. The company ranks 15th on the list of 30 top large companies—250 or more employees—recognized in the Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group program. Last year the company was […]

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Excellence is Trending at Warner Center Towers

Warner Center Towers Security Director William Yomba

“If you are ever at Warner Center Towers, I urge you to stop and meet William Yomba, our Security Director. You will meet an exceptional human being. It is my absolute honor to have nominated him for the Jane Joyce Award,” says Dianne Walton, General Manager for Douglas Emmett, the […]

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Woodland Hills Security Professional Scores Award for 4th of July Gesture

Chris, who joined Universal Protection Service in Feb. 2014, attends Pierce College and is a combat medic with National Guard Reserve.

Security professional Chris Castaneda says he’s always willing to help someone in need. And that’s exactly what he did during his shift on the evening of July 4th in Woodland Hills, Calif. The Warner Center Towers’ lobby ambassador happened to be on assignment patrolling an eight-level parking structure with 2,364 […]

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Universal Clients Honored for Superb Commercial Properties

2014 Toby Award winner Burnett Plaza, Fort Worth, Tex.

Universal Services of America congratulates the following clients on receiving the 2014 Building Owners and Managers Association’s (BOMA) highest honor—The Outstanding Building of the Year® (TOBY) Award! TOBY Awards recognize commercial real estate property managers and owners exhibiting quality in office buildings and excellence in building managements. The awards were […]

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Hurricane Safety

Hurricane Safety

The hurricane season has officially begun with the first major storm, Arthur, forming on the East Coast this week. Universal Services offers some advice to help you protect your family and property. First, be sure to monitor your local weather or the national weather channel at www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr. Check to ensure that […]

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Keep Your Summer Carefree with These Safety Tip Reminders

Keep Your Summer Carefree with These Safety Tip Reminders

This week marks the first full week of summer. School is out and it’s time for the fun to begin! Strolls along the park, campouts, baseball outings and backyard barbecues abound. While preparing to take up your favorite activity, or maybe even tackling the next item on your bucket list, […]

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Universal Protection Service Obtains ISSC in a Recent Deal

Universal Protection Service Obtains ISSC in a Recent Deal

The latest company to be added to the Universal Services of America family is Industrial Security Service Corp. (ISSC). The company operates in a wide range of vertical business market segments and expands Universal Protection Service’s operations in the greater Houston, Texas, area. “This deal was strategically vital as it […]

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