Many security guard firms act as “consultants” and are not properly licensed or insured in New York State. Other firms claim to have hundreds on staff, but in reality they have very few if any, that are licensed and permitted to provide security services per New York State law. USING AN UNLICENSED SECURITY FIRM CREATES SUBSTANTIAL AND UNNECESSARY CIVIL LIABILITY AND EXPOSURE.
Sentinel has over 250 security guards that are registered with New York State. Please find the following link(s) to the NYS Department of State License verification page. This site lists the names of properly licensed security companies and a list of their licensed security officers. We provide this site and encourage all our clients to verify our credentials, as well as our competition.
Instructions for Site: Enter business name in the corresponding field, then from the license pop down menu – search all license types. When you find the company that you entered/want, click on the link and it will bring you to the basic information page. Then scroll to the bottom of that page and click roster, this will tell you how many security officers they are allowed to employ as security.
Thanks again for your consideration and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.