Find Security expertise in South Africa
Private security is big business in South Africa; industry estimates maintain that the annual turnover is around R40 billion (2007). A 2007 report by the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) assessed that the ratio of private security officers to uniformed police officers was 2:1. The broad range of services provided by the industry to commercial and residential clients includes security guards, security control rooms, bodyguards, reaction services, consultancy, alarms and security systems management. Private sector security in South Africa is regulated by PSIRA (Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority).