What is Paladin Security?


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Paladin Security is a Canadian security company that offers several services including alarm systems and security guards. They have 22 locations open across Canada as of 2015.

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Among the services available from Paladin Security are security systems for commercial use, including intrusion alarms and remote video monitoring. It also offers security guards and mobile patrol units for a variety of environments including health care facilities, retail locations, postsecondary campuses and industrial facilities. The company provides security teams to handle crowd control at large events, such as concerts and sporting competitions.

Established in 1976 as a security guard company located in British Columbia, Paladin Security has expanded across Canada to become one of the largest security companies in the nation. It is highly respected in the industry and has won several awards since the company's inception, including the BOMA Canada National Pinnacle Award for customer service in 2013, and best managed companies award in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Despite being an industry leader in security, some former staff of Paladin Security are unimpressed with the management of the company. The company received a score of 3.7 out of five on Glassdoor, a website that allows employees to rate the company for which they work. Among complaints by employees are low pay, communication problems with management and poor scheduling practices.

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