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Georgia Guard Coalition

The Georgia Guard Coalition is a self-governing association of licensed security guard agencies, whose mission is to establish a place of collaboration and education among its members throughout the state of Georgia.  The Coalition plans to take a high-tech collaborative approach to protecting Georgia’s citizens and property. Another goal is to increase the level of training, customer service and professionalism in the private security industry.


What Our Members Will Receive


  • Education through annual conferences and meetings

  • Conferences that host top speakers who will address important private security industry issues

  • Meetings where members can learn about new products and services from vendors selected by the GGC based on product offerings, quality, pricing and customer service

  • Unique opportunities for questions, answers and interactions with vendors

  • Networking events where members meet others in the profession to stay abreast of the newest techniques and technology

  • Access to the GuardLink system (Incident Reporting and Crime Collaboration)

  • Expanded business capabilities by taking advantage of our client offerings


What makes the GGC unique is that our advisory board and charter members are focused on improving public safety while increasing the professionalism and image of the private security industry. Our board members are Georgia based. They have a vested interest in improving industry standards and protecting the citizens of Georgia. The GGC serves the needs of the private security sector exclusively. 


The Georgia Guard Coalition was founded and incorporated by a group of locally owned, licensed and insured security guard agencies under the laws of the State of Georgia in March of 2016. These agencies have numerous years of experience in various market segments. The owners are dedicated security professionals who are committed to working together to better protect their clients and the citizens of Georgia.

Advisory Board
J. "Tripp" Mitchell MPA, CPP

Chairman - Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies


W. Larry Davis

President - Strategic Training and Consulting LLC   GBPDSA Training Instructor


Captain H. Cotton - Tukes

Commander - Fulton County Police Department 

South Special Services Division 


Diallo "Abe" Bennett
Retired - Chief of Investigations
Georgia Commissioner of Insurance Office
Bob Larkin, CEO

Senior Vice President - National Accounts , Allied Universal                                          


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