About Our #1 Security Guard Company
Off Duty Officers

The Best Security Company, Providing Nationwide Guard Services

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When Other Companies Can't
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Whether you require armed or unarmed, uniformed or plain clothes Off Duty Officers Security Guard Company can provide the right security personnel for your specific needs

Off Duty Officers, Inc., excels in tailoring specific security assignments for every possible security requirement. You will receive licensed, experienced professional security personnel when and where you need them. Whether you require off duty law enforcement or standard, licensed guards for short or long term assignment Off Duty Officers will tailor the right security detail to meet your safety, security, and budget requirements.

Our Mission... Semper Excelsius

Our Mission is to always be achieving a better, most effective security solution for our clients. Whether the security need is best addressed by utilizing highly trained, and armed, law enforcement personnel or highly visible, unarmed and cost-efficient, basic security officers we will develop and match the right security solution to assure a safe, secure environment. Whatever the situation or event.

#1 Security Guard Company in the Nation

We pride ourselves on professional security services, including private security, armed guard security, event security, residential security, retail security and more. Contact us today for a FREE instant quote.

Why Off Duty Officers, Inc.?


  • Rapid security response with nationwide service.
  • References from Fortune 100 companies.
  • Licensed and trained for Power to Arrest.
  • License and trained to use Baton, Pepper Spray and Firearms.
  • Trained in CPR/First Aid.
  • Qualified security officers to meet any security requirements.
  • Our professional training programs exceed standard requirements.
  • We incorporate the strictest standards of accountability.
  • We apply the most advanced technologies and logistical processes to our operations.
  • Consistent and Reliable Service.
  • Responsive Management Team.
  • Individualized Attention to Customer Needs.
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Off Duty Officers, Inc. provides armed security guards and unarmed, off duty law enforcement and security personnel for both short- and long-term assignments. Contact us for an instant

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Security Guard Company Overview

Off Duty Officers, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is a leader in providing off duty and retired law enforcement personnel for private security needs. Since its founding Off Duty Officers has expanded to provide both armed and unarmed, off duty, and retired law enforcement personnel nationwide.

The security company’s services cover a wide variety of live security guard applications including standing guard and live patrol, for short and long term coverage and security for corporate events, workplace violence threats, loss prevention, corporate retreats, charity events, trade shows, executive and celebrity protection, private parties, weddings to name a few.

The company was founded by Aram Minasian and Terry DeGelder (San Diego Police Retired). The founders are actively involved in the day to day business operations.

Aram Minasian

Mr. Minasian has a history of success in starting and building, national, service businesses fulfilling the service needs of Fortune 100 corporations.

Terry DeGelder

Mr. DeGelder is a retired San Diego Police Homicide Detective and U.S. Army veteran. Among Mr. DeGelder's notable achievements as a veteran and homicide detective, Terry DeGelder was the lead detective in the homicide case involving Betty Broderick in San Diego.

As an original founder, he has developed and implemented hundreds of unique security details, encompassing a wide variety of security applications from special events including shareholder meetings, corporate retreats, and conferences, to workplace violence mitigation, terminations, and executive protection.

The Off Duty Officers Team

Supporting Mr. Aram Minasian and Mr. Terry DeGelder is a team of long term, proven professional management, and field supervision leaders. This team accesses the Off Duty Officers, Inc. current employee base as well as the company’s national database of qualified and ready security professionals to effectively address any and all security program requirements.

From basic drive patrols to on-site armed and unarmed security personnel, corporate, private investigation services, and workplace violence prevention, Off Duty Officers, Inc. specializes and leads the nation in the use of professional off-duty and retired police officers.

Security challenges, response strategies, and tactics are constantly changing, requiring an ever better, ever faster, ever more refined organization to stay ahead.

Off Duty Officers, Inc. has grown its client base and geographic coverage for over 24 years by living its company motto every day….

Semper Excelsius / Always Higher

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