The industries ABM security services serves include education, government, healthcare, transportation and financial services. ABM also provides security for high-rise buildings, public venues, residential communities and industrial and manufacturing complexes.
ABM security customizes its service to provide operating plans that are location and industry specific. For instance, security plans for educational facilities, such as colleges, high schools and preschools, include security checkpoints, parking security, event security, after-hours patrols and escort services, and emergency response. Security for residential communities or condominiums also includes gatehouse or access control, information service centers, and doorman and concierge services. Security for manufacturing and industrial facilities may include foot patrols, officers with first aid and CPR training, and inspections to assess compliance with government safety and environmental standards.
Among the security services ABM security provides are uniformed and plainclothes security personnel, alarm response, background checks and other investigations, security surveys and consultations, crowd control, and solutions to workplace violence. Because of the range of trained personnel and services available, ABM security is able to adapt to the security needs of most businesses and industries. ABM hires security officers from among former military personnel, police officers and other qualified applicants and puts them through specialized training. ABM security is certified by the Department of Homeland Security and has over 300 branch offices as of 2015.