Business Insurance for Security Guard Companies

When you’re in the security guard business, you know the risks are beyond the scope of most companies. Surprises happen all the time. We understand that and will make sure you're covered in a way that's right for your business.

Protect Your Assets

If you're in the security guard business, having broad insurance is vital to protecting your assets. That's where our insurance coverages can help: from general liability to workers comp and more.

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Customized Coverage

Thanks to decades insuring security guard companies, we understand challenges facing businesses like yours. We can create custom security industry coverage broad enough for your needs at a sensible price.

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APPLYING FOR COVERAGE

You can apply for security guard insurance at the top of this page in the Get A Quote box at the top of this page. Just choose from the drop down list. Or click below to go to our Applications page.

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IS YOUR STATE ELIGIBLE?

We provide security guard insurance throughout the country, in all 50 states. So whether you're in Alaska, Arizona, Nebraska or New York, your state's eligible.

Risks and Solutions

We've seen many events in the security guard industry, from liability claims to terrorism, that couldn't be avoided. We'll help make sure you're covered so unfortunate events won't put your assets at risk.

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Brownyard Programs

Brownyard is the oldest name in security insurance: Coupled with Crum & Forster's depth of experience, we understand how to insure the risks for security guard companies as well as anyone on the market.

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Common Questions and Answers

Q: What is the right amount of coverage for a security guard firm?
A: Have at least $1 million of coverage per occurrence and $3 million aggregate for general and professional liability. Increase this coverage if there’s more risk in company operations or contract requirements. Don’t accept a certificate for a master policy as adequate coverage. Your company should be the only one on the policy. Many contracts require a combined limit of general/professional liability and excess/umbrella combined limit from $5-$10 million. Check with your broker for contract requirements.

Q: What standard coverages should a security guard firm have?
A: A security guard firm should have the following standard coverages: Adequate limits of coverage. General and Professional coverage. No sub-limits on major coverage risks. No limitation of assault and battery to “reasonable force.” No exclusions for unlicensed guards. No exclusions for unlicensed firearms. Broad contractual coverage. Broad coverage for theft by 1st and 3rd Parties. No conviction or anti-collusion clauses on theft coverage. Vicarious liability coverage for intentional and criminal acts that protect the company. No exclusion for punitive damages. Sexual Harassment/Molestation/Discrimination coverage. Coverage for all property in the company’s care, custody, and control. Protection from third-party oversuit – where clients sue the guard company after an employee sues the client.