These workers guard and implement security measures to protect property against theft, vandalism, and fire, control access to establishments, maintain order and enforce regulations at public events and within establishments, conduct private investigations for clients or employers and provide other protective services not elsewhere classified. They are employed by public or private security agencies, residential complexes, educational, cultural, financial and health institutions, retail establishments, businesses and industry, investigation service companies, transportation facilities, and organizations throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed. (NOC)
This profile page includes information on Private Investigators, Security Guards including Loss Prevention Officers, and Airport Security/Screening Officers.
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Date modified: January 4, 2019