Security companies play a bigger role in property management and protection services. Some of the services offered by security companies include; Alarm response, asset tracking, cash management solutions, Courier Services, Event Security, Fire Safety, Manned Security, Secure data Solutions, Secure Journey management and Security Systems.
Private security firms in Kenya are equipped with the staffing and resources required to offer their services to Kenyans. These firms work for corporate agencies such as banks, government agencies, and private clients.
In the process they offer employment opportunities to many Kenyans who work with them as security experts in various fields and in building the necessary technologies.
Below is a list of top 10 Best private security firms in Kenya
Top 10 best private security companies in Kenya
G4S Security Company
G4S is a leading global integrated security company, specializing in the provision of security products and solutions.
G4S is the number one choice for most institutions for security solutions such as; Courier Services, Event Security, Fire Safety, Manned Security, Secure data Solutions, Secure Journey management, Security Systems and many more others.
Their major area of operations and clients include; Financial institutions, Major Corporates and industries, Oil and gas, Private energy and utilities, Retail, Transport and logistics.
G4S provides enhanced security in logistics through their tracking and tracing online system.
Wells Fargo is widely known for its courier services that enable clients to send and receive parcels countrywide.
WELLS FARGO LIMITED was incorporated in 1977 initially providing dedicated, specialist professional security services to the banking sector and other financial institutions in Nairobi city and environs. The company has since grown to become a leading corporate security and protection solution provider, offering premium services to major private and public organizations countrywide. Wells Fargo and its sister company, Fargo Courier, are members of the Kenya Security Industry Association (K.S.I.A) and Courier Industry Association of Kenya (C.I.A.K) respectively.
The company is well known for its efficient and affordable courier services in the country.
Bob Morgan (BM) Security Company
BM Security was founded in 1984 by the late Commissioner of police Bob Morgan. The security firm works with the banking sector, the corporate sector, and diplomatic agencies to provide security services. Bob Morgan’s state-of-the-art control center is located in Nairobi with branches in Nyeri, Nakuru, Mombasa, Eldoret, and Kisumu.
BM security is an ISO satisfied company and a member of British Security Industry Association. This gives BM Securities worldwide recognition in matters of security.
BM is one of the Country’s leading cash and valuables in transit solutions providers. With over 3 decades and nationwide presence. Their team has tailored each service to suit the clients’ needs while upholding service integrity.
Their work ethics enabled BM Security to be a leading private security company, with nationwide infrastructure!
KK Security Limited
KK Security is based in Nairobi, Kenya with additional offices in Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, The company has employed over 25,000 staff to provide security products and services across East Africa.
KK Security Ltd provides manned guarding services, canine security, facilities management, cash management, global travel risk management and training to clients throughout East and Central Africa. In 2016, the company was acquired by GardaWorld, the world’s largest privately owned security company.
KK Security now forms an integral part of GardaWorld’s African network.
Riley Services Limited
Riley Services Limited has been a big player in offering security services to Kenyan since 1985. Riley Service Limited Company ensures they offer customized services and products to their customers to meet all personal needs. Riley Services prides itself in providing synonyms products of high quality and value.
The company is a member of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA), Kenya Security Industry Association (KSIA) and United Business Association (UBA).
Among security solutions offered by Rileys company include; CCTV Systems, Cash-in-transit, Radio alarm backup, Courier Services, Trained dogs and handlers, Guarding and many more.
Radar security limited
Radar security limited is another major player in security solution provision.
Radar Security Limited was incorporated in December 1997 and commenced operations in January 1998. The Head Office is situated on Ngong Road, Opposite Nairobi Baptist Church.
For over the past decade, the company’s reputation as Kenya’s leading Security Company has been forged through their unwavering belief in being accountable to their clients.
From their officers on the front lines, and the professionals manning Radar Security Company Operational Centers, to our support supervisors and the engaged management team, each and every Radar team member is personally accountable to you.
Magnum Allied Systems Ltd
Magnum Allied Systems is a leading provider of burglar alarms, CCTV systems, access control, door entry systems and fire alarms for home and business security in Kenya. Their state of the art home security systems include intrusion alarm systems, wireless house alarms, security cameras, intercom systems and smoke alarms. Magnum Allied systems Limited is a certified and approved security installer.
The company has rich history and has worked with various government and private institutions across the country.
Magnum Allied Systems Ltd was founded in the year 1991 as a private security firm with a view of providing electronic solutions for robberies and break-ins into industrial and residential premises.
Ultimate Security Limited
Ultimate Security Limited has been providing the best service in Home Security since 1979. They provide a range of security services to give you and your family Peace of Mind.
Securing your home with Ultimate Security gives you comprehensive protection around the clock.
Among their security solutions include;CCTV Systems, Cash-in-transit, Radio alarm backup, Courier Services, Guard Monitoring Systems, Guarding and many more.
PG Security Limited
PG Security Limited have their head office in Nairobi and other branches in Mombasa, Eldoret, Thika, Nakuru, Kisumu, Kisii, Kakamega, Nyeri and Nanyuki with a vision to expand throughout Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.
The security company delivers prime services to our clients at a very competitive market price.
They have highly trained professionals in fields that are essential to the security Industry to manage and offer their dependable services.
Among the services offered by PG Security include; Manned Guarding Services, Monitored Intruder Alarms and Back-up Services, CCTV Systems, Monitored CCTV, Fire Alarms, Razor & Electric Fence, CCTV Systems and Metal Detectors, (hand held and walk through detectors)
Securex Agencies Limited
Securex Agencies (K) Ltd has been in the security business for over 50 years. The company is one of the leading security providers in East Africa, with its Headquarters in Nairobi and offices in Kampala and Asmara. Securex Agencies is the first company in East Africa to achieve ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System Certification Established In 1970.
Intruder Alarm System is centered around total protection — intrusion and motion detection, video surveillance, remote system arming and control.
The company offers a wide range of home security solutions that are set to ensure you don’t miss those important moments with family and loved ones while worrying about your safety.
Other security solutions offered by Securex Agencies include home and business security solutions.
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In summary, the top 10 private security Companies in Kenya re listed as below
List of top 10 private security companies in Kenya
- G4S Security Company
- Wells Fargo
- Bob Morgan (BM) Security Company
- KK Security Limited
- Riley Services Limited
- Radar security limited
- Magnum Allied Systems Ltd
- Ultimate Security Limited
- PG Security Limited
- Securex Agencies Limited