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U.S. Security Associates Seeks Government Grants, Clients and Communities Benefit

U.S. Security Associates Inc.

ATLANTA, July 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Security Associates (USA) is directing its resources as one of the country's largest security companies toward securing grant awards that benefit USA clients and surrounding communities.

USA provides national security services for many retail giants, hundreds of mall properties, and large-scale commercial developments. USA's security officers also patrol urban business districts and residential communities across the nation. This type of work provides countless opportunities for private security organizations and public safety agencies to form mutually rewarding alliances in pursuit of grant dollars allocated for public safety and fire prevention.

For accounts with significant potential to benefit from grant awards, USA establishes account-specific grant committees, often with a grant coordinator assigned to each property. The grant coordinator meets routinely with area public safety agencies to consider available funding and application strategies. USA specifically recruits for law enforcement veterans and others with grant-writing experience to support these initiatives.

USA targets three areas with grant efforts: manpower, equipment, and training. The company helps attain grant funding to bring law enforcement onto client properties, including uniformed patrol officers, bike officers and gang unit officers . USA supports applications for grant money to purchase equipment the police or fire services can either give to the client property or can bring to the property regularly, including security towers, license plate readers, cameras, and Segways. USA also commits resources to seek grant money for useful training from police officers, firefighters, and EMS workers, like table top training, live drill exercises, specialized security officer training, and training for employees of client or tenants.

By working in partnership with public safety officials to take advantage of funding available through grants, USA is setting a new standard for security companies. Active pursuit of grant dollars not only provides clients with greater security services resources at no expense but also promotes a symbiotic relationship with local law enforcement and fire safety officials. Equally important, the manpower, equipment and training funded through grants contribute to a community culture of safety and security.

ABOUT U.S. SECURITY ASSOCIATES

U.S. Security Associates (USA) is North America's security solutions leader, with 160 locally-responsive offices providing premier national security services and global consulting and investigations. The company provides career paths for over 46,000 security professionals serving several thousand clients and a range of industries. Innovative applications of leading-edge, proprietary technology enable USA to rank annually among the world's best training companies, meet the globally recognized ISO standard for quality management, and underscore world-class customer service with unparalleled accountability. USA's rise as one of today's largest security companies is a natural byproduct of these differentiators together with a commitment to investing in employee reward and development, giving back to local communities and relentlessly striving to be the best security company delivering Solutions for a Safer WorldTM. For more information, visit www.ussecurityassociates.com.

CONTACT: Brian Dooling, Vice President of Marketing 770.625.1550 bdooling@ussecurityassociates.com

Source:U.S. Security Associates Inc.