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The security landscape in the United States has changed drastically in recent years. Since 2010, The Guard Alliance has been providing armed security services for commercial, and residential clients in Pittsburgh and across Pennsylvania.

We maintain a local network of former military personnel, police officers, and veteran security guards who are ready to protect your Pittsburgh event space, residential property, or storefront. Our armed guards receive industry-leading training, allowing them to de-escalate situations when possible, and respond with force when necessary. Request a custom quote from The Guard Alliance, and protect your vital assets with the help of an armed security team.

Why Choose The Guard Alliance for Private Armed Security in Pittsburgh?

Licensed & Experienced Security Professionals

Our armed guards are fully certified, and receive site-specific training before deploying. We will not send rookies to protect your property.

24/7 Dispatch Center

Our dispatch office is staffed at all times to ensure rapid response time, day or night.


Customized Quotes

Pricing varies by region, guard requirements, and length of service. Since each deployment is unique, we provide customized quotes for each client and job site.

Scalable to Meet Your Needs

We are ready to fill any service gaps by supplementing your existing security team or adding additional coverage to a Guard Alliance deployment.

Industry-Leading Coverage

Our guards are backed by the most extensive coverage in the industry – insured for up to $1 million per occurrence with additional coverage available.

Rapid Response Time

Our guards are ready to deploy in Pittsburgh and across Pennsylvania within hours.

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Private Armed Security in Pittsburgh

Many of our competitors are known to send inexperienced guards into the field. This creates problems for all stakeholders – especially when the guards are armed. The Guard Alliance provides peace of mind by deploying only the most experienced armed security guards in Pittsburgh. Our armed security professionals are available 24/7 and can provide coverage for any duration. Whether you require security on foot or in patrol vehicles, our guards are ready to assist.

Armed Security, Ready for Anything in Pittsburgh, PA

Over more than a decade of experience in Western Pennsylvania, Guard Alliance team members have managed every type of security challenge the state has to offer, including:

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Event Venues

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Retail Stores

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Residential Properties

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Financial Institutions

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Construction Sites

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Commercial Properties

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Industrial Warehouses

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Office Buildings

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School Security


Benefits of Armed Security in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s overall crime rate is below the national average and has decreased yearly since 2020. Residents can thank local law enforcement and security personnel who are serving communities throughout the region. Establishing a firm security presence is essential when conducting business or hosting an event in the area. By hiring armed security from The Guard Alliance, your organization will see benefits such as:

  • Customer and Employee Safety: Stakeholders gain peace of mind when an armed security professional joins their team.
  • Efficient Incident Resolution: Our guards document everything, and communicate in real-time with our 24/7 dispatch, helping clients and law enforcement resolve issues quickly.
  • Professionalism: Guard Alliance team members receive extensive training beyond state requirements so that they can respond appropriately in any situation.
  • Crime Deterrence: Having an armed guard present is often sufficient to deter wrongdoers.

Other Pittsburgh Security Guard Services We Provide


Unarmed Security Guards

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Firewatch Services

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Patrol Vehicle Guards

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Armed Security That Makes Sure No Threats Disrupt Your Business Activity Or Your Personal Life in Pittsburgh Is Our Job.

No One Does It Better Than Our Agency – Which Is A Fact Proven By Decades Of Profound Experience!

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Request a Quote for Pittsburgh Armed Security Services

The Guard Alliance is ready to deploy trained security professionals to your Pittsburgh location today. Request a quote, and we’ll respond quickly with customized pricing to meet your needs.

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