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DSS supply fully vetted and fully trained officers providing Static Guarding, all of whom are SIA licensed and screened to exacting British Standards. They can be uniformed or in plain clothes and can be utilised as commercial officers to protect staff, stock and premises or front of house to assist your customers or staff.

We understand that Security personnel are often the first point of contact for visitors to your site, it is with this in mind that we specially select and provide only officers of the highest standards to give your visitors the best first impression possible.  Despite the title of Static Guarding, our guards are far from stationary. A vital part of their duties is to conduct regular and thorough security patrols. One of the popular misconceptions for the public is that our security officers patrol to catch intruders. In reality, due to the security measures we have already put in place, intrusions are rare.

Security Patrols:

  • To prevent fire, flood and damage to your property.
  • To prevent waste of your company’s resources.
  • Dealing with incidents and emergencies in a professional manner.
  • To detect and prevent offences.
  • Checking of doors and windows to make sure that they are safe and secure.
  • Maintaining constant communication with central control and duty supervisors.



These security patrols vary both in time and route, in order to ensure the element of surprise should an incident occur. If an incident does occur, it is always logged in the appropriate incident book. This may become important evidence if the police need to be called.  We are extremely reliable and adaptable so our officers can be utilised in any situation at any time.

You can hire us for your statics venues such as office Buildings, business Parks, industrial estates, corporate holdings, warehouses, retail Outlets, construction Sites, Schools, Colleges and Universities. As our approach is very flexible you may wish to use us as a back-up facility for when your alarms fail or existing in-house staff are on holiday, or off sick.

We specialise in covering the following types of site –

  • Construction sites
  • Industrial premises & warehouses
  • Schools
  • Offices and local authority buildings
  • Superstores
  • Transport depots
  • Garages & showrooms
  • Gatehouse duties
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    DSS retail guards are trained and experienced and follow security and safety policies and regulations. Whether you are a small local shop or part of a famous brand, we know how to strike the balance between creating a welcoming atmosphere for your customers and being able to prevent criminal behavior, theft, damage, and illegal activities. Our guards specialize in loss prevention and retail security, from dishonest staff to retail crime and random shoplifters. They offer in-depth security coverage for different types of venues, including large buildings and small retailers. We specialize in retail theft, boosting, and employee theft and know how to handle different situations. Our security officers are trained to recognize techniques such as refund buys, combination buys, and double buys. They offer business-focused retail security services for your peace of mind.

    Our uniformed retail security guards and plain cloths store detectives are fully trained to protect your assets and prevent the loss. They are fully trained on arrest procedures to ensure that no claims are made by the public, suspects and even by the shoplifters.

    Retail security services are offered for:

  • Shopping malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Stores
  • Boutiques
  • Outlets


  • DSS will be the face of your business and their attire will be the most important to you as a business, that’s why all our staff wears whatever is your choice Our retail security staff will be fully trained to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Customer Services or higher, as well as trained on in-house procedures according to your need. From suited booted security officer to a rough looking doorman will be ready to do his work in a bespoke way.

    We have extensive experience in preventing fraud and fraudulent activities such as card-not-present fraud. Our officers are polite, professional, and attentive and will make sure that your employees and customers are safe. The goal is to create a safe environment and workplace and provide maximum product security. Products will be safe in your clients’ hands. Retail businesses such as stores and malls cannot prosper and thrive unless clients, employees, stock, and inventory have a secure and safe environment. Businesses face diverse risks and challenges. We help protect the security of key assets, including products, takings, and people. At Retail Security we work with customers to find working solutions for their needs and requirements. We cause minimum disruption so that employees focus on customer service. The goal is to create a better shopping environment, reduce stock losses, and improve efficiency.

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    SIA Licensed guards, experienced in many surveillance systems, always carry out CCTV Security Monitoring. We also have a dedicated and approved CCTV monitoring control room where our dedicated team of SIA licensed staff make sure that your site is always secure.

    They conduct regular building site health checks in order to keep each location performing at its optimum level. They respond to any CCTV alarms as they occur, tracking intruders, issuing audio warnings and calling upon our response partners or The Police as required. Full incident reports are produced and sent to site managers within 24 hours, with all details being available in real time and historically through our web portal.

    If you require we are also able to support your CCTV Security Monitoring with the right level of static or mobile patrols, key holding or emergency call out facilities, to support your investment in technology.  The Security Services team operates a comprehensive CCTV system, which monitors and records images 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year from a centralised control room. Our partners can access live CCTV footage directly from our control room, enabling a fast and effective response to any incident requiring additional emergency resources.

    The Benefits of Remote Monitored CCTV:

  • Cost effective compared to traditional security methods eg, manned guarding
  • Discreet yet can observe every area of the premises
  • Sites can be monitored 24 hours a day 365 days of the year
  • Ability to interact respond and control all levels of access to site, eg deliveries, staff, customer enquiries
  • Management of remote unmanned locations reducing the need for costly or hazardous site visits
  • Highly skilled, trained and dedicated analysts responding to activations, reducing the number of false Police call outs
  • Can provide Visual Alarm Confirmation for Police response purposes


  • Monitoring – a fast response service

    State of the art detection and camera systems are strategically located around the site. Within seconds of system activation by an intruder, a camera will focus automatically on the cause. Simultaneously the system will translate real-time images from the camera to the CCTV remote monitoring centre. At our CCTV Remote Monitoring Centre our experienced operators have complete control over the system, to identify whether it is a customer, staff, deliveries or intruder. The operator will make a quick and accurate assessment of the situation and take the appropriate action. The system also has full audio facilities; this enables our operators to give warnings to potential attackers or assistance to staff, customers and other visitors to the site. An intercom link can also be provided for authorised enquiries.

    In addition we can offer an SIA licensed security guard response package

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    DSS Door Supervisors are smart and professional in their appearance. Our uniforms are clear and identifiable and can be customised according to your requirements and the image you want to portray to your customers. Fully licensed SIA door staff (formally known as bouncers), highly professional
men and women with a high personal standard of work ethics and are highly motivated individuals
uniformed or covert ready to protect your interests and give you piece of mind. With council licensing laws getting stricter and forcing you to have security on your premises
for your license to be granted, why not have a well known company already in place to show
that your doing the upmost for your venue. DSS Security can provide fully SIA licensed door supervisors for a variety of operations from small capacity venues to large-scale teams for busy nightclubs in major cities.

    No matter what the size, type or location of the venue we will always provide the same high standards of service to ensure that your customers have a safe and enjoyable experience. All our Door Supervisors have skills and qualified in Customer Care, Behaviour Standards, Civil and Criminal Law, Drug Prevention,First Aid, Searching, Powers of Arrest, Laws relating to Licensing, Incident Reporting and Scene Prevention, Offensive Weapons and De-escalation Techniques.

    In addition to their basic SIA Licence training our operatives undergo an award winning skills development programme in which they are developed in first aid and welfare, physical intervention skills and emergency management with health and safety. All senior operative are expected to be experts in all of these areas. In addition to this Head Door Supervisors are trained to Level 2 in Team Leading or Level 3 in Management depending on the size of their team. Further qualifications up to Level 7 (postgraduate level) are available for management staff.

    In addition to our Door Supervisors we can offer a range of technology to support your service provision. We are currently using ID scanners, communications technology and body worn video to improve service to our clients.

    Our Door Supervision Venue Documentation was developed with input from Police Licensing Officers across three constabularies and is recognised as best practice in the industry. We also collate statistics based on a range of data to predict customer numbers, incidents, required staffing levels, refusals, safety issues and customer evictions. These statistics are used as part of your Door Supervisors’ performance reviews and are under continuous review by your client manager in order to promote positive trends.

    We have vast experience in providing full security solutions for a variety of indoor and outdoor events. We can supply licensed door supervisor staff for events which require such precautions (this includes any event which will be selling alcohol), as well as non licensed staff for duties such as stewarding and car park operations.

    All events will be fully managed by a highly skilled team who will liaise between the event organizers, local authorities and any emergency services present.  MP Security can provide as much or as little extra equipment as necessary including fencing, high visibility clothing, radio communication and CCTV.

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    DSS is an extremely reliable, service-led provider of security solutions. We have experience in looking after clients on high street, shopping centers, retail parks  and high-end luxury retailers.   Corporate and retails businesses cannot succeed and flourish unless they have confidence on premises, stock, employees and clients have a safe and secure environment. We understand this and therefore provide a specialised loss prevention, store detective team to ensure that your bespoke solution is delivered safely and reliably.  we have a wealth of knowledge to provide a variety of solutions for your business.
    When it comes to security, many people are unsure of just how many solutions are on offer. Our corporate security services include:

    Concierge security
    We’re not just about meeting your traditional security demands, which is why we offer a concierge security solution unique to your front of house needs. From restaurants to hotels, we want to ensure that you get the most out of the service you’re paying for. We understand that we are representing not only our company but your establishment too, which is why we combine our unrivalled guarding capabilities with an unrivalled level of customer service. Only our concierge security guards offer that approachable face to welcome all of your guests, whilst also having the skillset to subtly diffuse any undesirable situations which may threaten the comfortable and respectable environment of your establishment.

    If you want to hire concierge security get in touch with DSS today and start enjoying front of house supervision with a difference.

    Reception Security
    With our unbeatable reception security, we can help you create the right impression the first time around, when it matters most by offering the following services:

  • Onsite CCTV monitoring for a rapid reaction
  • In/out booking and identification of visitors
  • Bag searches
  • Package signing
  • Telephony duties
  • Friendly meet and greet service
  • Optional Till/Cashier duties
  • On request tailored clothing for guards
  • our reception security services can maintain logs, issue badges, and inspect packages and bags to ensure you’re at minimum risk from unwanted intruders. Aside from ensuring the security aspect of your building our reception security officers have superb customer service skills, so even if it’s just a friendly smile you need or that approachable point of information for your guests, our employees will do your reputation proud.

    Office Security
    Security is a huge part of keeping everything surrounding your office safe, from expensive equipment to invaluable customer data, we know how important it is that we keep your premise secure at all times, especially out of office hours when you’re most vulnerable. By doing this we help you avoid any exploitation or damage to your office both reputationally and financially.

    With our office security measures not only can we ensure your material assets are covered but perhaps more importantly we’ll maintain that feeling of comfort your employees need every day in their workplace. Ensuring this peace of mind whilst giving you the opportunity to create a personalised service which can integrate added extras on your request, from telephony duties to general maintenance, when you choose DSS you get a service dedicated to your exact needs.

    Hotel Security
    With the opportunity for crime often more apparent surrounding hotel premises considering many are located in thriving city centres, criminals won’t be afraid to capitalise on your guests or property if you have insufficient security in place. From the protection of your guests’ belongings to car park patrols to deviate car theft, all of our fully trained and vetted hotel security guards are equipped to combat these threats.

    With existing experience with leading hotel chains we deliver the best service possible to ensure your guests the peace of mind they’re after. The last concern on your guests’ minds will be whether they can trust that their left luggage will remain intact, or that their room won’t be broken into. They‘ll want to put their complete trust in your service so they can enjoy the comfortable and relaxing experience they’re paying for.

    School & University Security
    Schools and in particular universities can be seen as small scale towns encompassing their very own communities, housing not only a vast number of students but a diverse range too and it’s imperative that we provide a service that respects this. Parcelled with this is the huge range of facilities onsite, which are often not only miles apart but also accessible 24 hours a day, which poses an even greater risk to your students. This is why here at, DSS not only provide mobile security patrols to cover your entire premises but supply dedicated university and school security guards to work around the clock.

    By hiring office security guards with DSS today we can give your workplace that level of protection and welcoming atmosphere that makes your environment that enjoyable and safe place to be.

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    DSS Security close protection officers are highly trained in all aspects of personal protection and conflict management skills.  We can provide Close protection officers for every occasion, from low profile clients up to high profile celebrities including Corporate, TV, Film and Music Celebrities. When selecting the DSS close protection officers for your assignment the specific experience and personality of the officer will be taken into account for your individual needs.

    Close protection should be considered for any and all situations where family, employees or your own safety is at risk of attack or intimidation.

    Our close protection officers will mold themselves to match the criteria of your situation. In some cases you may want them to be overt so that it is clear to everybody that you have a DSS present. Alternatively you may want their presence to be discreet and unnoticed so our CPO staff would take a covert role.