“Safety and security don’t just happen; they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear,” – Nelson Mandela.
Ghana is ranked as the second most peaceful country in Africa according to the 2021 Global Peace Index. This index has ranked Ghana as the most peaceful country in the West African sub-region. Despite the progress being made in peace and security, it is imperative that continuous efforts are taken to maintain or improve it. These are the top six security companies in Ghana that are best known for their integrity, availability, confidentiality, accountability, and assurance.
Top 6 security companies in Ghana
As many more businesses thrive, so is the need for the security of the business, its resources and assets as well as sensitive data. This need is being met by many registered security companies.
Inter-Con Security is one of the best companies that provide private security solutions in Ghana. Headquartered in the United States of America, Inter-Con has spread its wings worldwide and offered its superior services to many local businesses and personalities.
It was founded in 1973, and the company has grown and expanded its services to provide customized security solutions to Fortune 100 companies, government institutions, diplomatic missions and organizations worldwide.
Many corporations and enterprises patronize the services of Inter-Con and among them is our GreenViews Apartments. The state-of-the-art security systems and personnel provide safety and security to their residents.
Inter-Con provides services that are not limited to Physical Security:
- CCTV Monitoring and response
- Fire prevention and protection
- Airport meet and greet
- Executive Protection
- High value cargo transport
- HSE (Health, Safety, Environment) security
- Risk assessment and security analysis
- Access control
- Disaster and emergency response
- VIP transport
- K-9 (Police Dog)
- Safety and security awareness and consulting
The company’s branch in Ghana is located at Abelemkpe near the Lincoln Community School. It is not surprising that Inter-Com provides security solutions to the United States Embassy in Ghana as well as its employees in Ghana and several other countries in West Africa.
G4S Security Services
Popularly known as “G4S”, which is fully expressed as “Group 4 Securicor”; G4S Security Services Ghana Limited is the one of the leading integrated security solutions companies in Ghana with a heritage of more than 100 years.
Its roots can be traced to 1901 when Marius Hogrefe started the manned security company “Kjøbenhavn Frederiksberg Nattevagt” (Copenhagen Frederiksberg Night Watch) in Denmark.
The company expanded and G4S India was launched in 1989 and is considered as the leading security solutions provider since its inception with 533,000 employees across 85 countries. G4S provides flexible and effective integrated security plans and solutions centered on their clients’ needs. This flexibility is mirrored in commercial proposals that provide cost effective solutions based on economies of scale derived from accurate pre-planning and efficient resource management.
The company has world-class expertise in the areas of protective security, manned guarding, secure mobility services, executive alarm monitoring and response, vehicle tracking, risk consultancy and security surveys. Hence, they specialize in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat, which demands the use of their global expertise and local knowledge in the assessment and management of security and safety risks for buildings, infrastructures, materials, valuables, people and societies.
Westec Security Company Limited
WESTEC is one of the oldest security firms in Ghana having been set up in 1982 but still continues to deliver high class services. WESTEC, a renowned name in the field of security services and solutions is known for its reputation, and delivery ethos among its clientele.
With reputation and operations of such standards they have been able to cast themselves as companies of different line up in comparison to the stack of companies present nationwide. WESTEC Security Systems provide security services for both private individuals, commercial and industrial.
Such services include, Security Guard services, React Bodyguards, dog service, Drivers and dispatch riders, CCTV Cameras, Intruder Alarm Systems, Panic Buttons, Photoelectric infrared intrusion detection systems, Electric Cable Fencing, man guard, rapid response, and cash in transit.
The policy of WESTEC SECURITY SYSTEMS: To provide an excellent security service to the client throughout the contract period. Due to the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of WESTEC provide service to firms like ZENITH BANK, UMB BANK, UBA, and ADB BANK.
G7 Security System LTD
G7 is a fully-owned Ghanaian company with the aim of providing security services to the Ghanaian populace and foreigners as well, and also to create job opportunities to the people of Ghana.
They provide fully screened and trained officers to maintain secured environments for your company and employees. Our physical security services are designed to meet your service level requirements. G7 SECURITY SYSTEMS LIMITED (G7) is a security service provider registered as a Limited Liability Company by the Registrar General’s Department under the company’s code of Ghana.
G7’s aim at providing security cover to the general public, especially to governmental and non-governmental organizations, such as; Banks and Financial institutions, Mines, Refineries and Fuel Depots, Offices, Industries, Shops, Residential Premises and Apartments etc. and also the provision of Manned Guarding, Escort Services, Event Security, Guard Dogs, Electronic Security Systems, Consultancy & Training, Rapid Response and Private Investigations.
Swed Consulting Limited
SWED Consulting Limited is a general-practice private security organization headquartered in Accra, Ghana. It was founded in 2015 and incorporated on May 21, 2018 to provide service of integrity and skillfulness thus contributing to the ever-growing private security industry.
SWED Consulting was licensed by the Ghana Ministry of Interior on August 1, 2019 to operate as a private security organization in Ghana.
Services provided by SWED are:
- Security Systems (Distribution, Installation and Servicing)
- Intelligence and Investigations
- Key Management Systems (High Security and Critical Infrastructure protection)
- Due Diligence and Background Checks (Individuals and Corporate Entities)
- Intelligence and Private Investigations
- Expatriate Services (Transition, Domestic support and other services)
- Corporate Executives & VVIP Protection (Mobile and Fixed)
- Key Management Systems (High Security and Critical Infrastructure protection)
- Destruction or Disposal (of highly sensitive materials and documents)
- Private Investigations, and Security Assessment of Properties
Lion Security Service
Lion Security is a Private Security Company with more than 25 years’ experience in the expert provision of Man Guard Services, Close Protection Services (Bodyguard), Electronic Security, Event Security, Private Investigations and Bullion/Cash–in–transit services. The company is licensed by the Ministry of Interior and is a member of the Association of Private Security Organizations of Ghana (APSOG) that highly uphold Integrity, Professionalism, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Results oriented as its core value.
Currently the company has a workforce of over One Thousand (1,000) personnel which includes a Rapid Response unit complemented by a well-equipped control room set up to respond to emergencies at client’s premises. Due to their trustworthy experience for 25 years clients like, GOIL (Ghana Oil), and GBC (Ghana Broadcasting Corporation) trust them to protect their properties.