A Variety of Uniformed Guard Services Tailored to Meet Your Individual Security Needs.

We believe that each client is different and should not be pigeon-holed into conforming to standard services. You have individual needs and concerns for your business and property. You deserve to have a security provider who develops a tailored security plan that is right for you.

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  • Education Security

    New Horizon was founded as the premier security provider for students visiting the Washington DC metropolitan area. Our education security division serves multiple facets of the education system including private and public schools, colleges, and universities.

    Currently, New Horizon security officers are assigned to the largest multi-campus community college in the United States, patrolling multiple campuses and satellite offices. New Horizon supplements the college’s police department to provide comprehensive security coverage safeguarding over 100,000 students, faculty, and visitors daily, as well as the college property itself.

    In addition to higher level education security, New Horizon also implements officers in public and private school campuses in the Mid-Atlantic region. Providing school security officers is a delicate balancing act between tactical skill and friendly, approachable customer service-oriented security.

    We also provide floor monitors and hotel security officers for student tour groups visiting the Washington DC metropolitan area and historical sites throughout Virginia. These student travel security officers, as well as all of our education security officers, have received specialized training to ensure the safety and well-being of all students.

    Our Education Security services:

    • CLERY Act Reporting
    • Access Control
    • Traffic Control
    • Parking Lot Safety & Control
    • Motorist Assistance
    • After-hours Vehicle Escort
    • Workplace and Domestic Violence Prevention, Investigation, and Reporting
    • Crowd Control
    • Crisis Management/Lockdown Assistance
    • Active Shooter Response
    • Fire Drill Response & Evacuation
    • Dorm and Residential Security
    • Medical Assistance & First Responder Services

    Our Education Security Services Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks (including criminal and sexual offender database searches), reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), customer service, first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogen training, CLERY Act and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act training, certified active shooter training, tactical response, conflict and crisis management, on-the-job training, continuing education, traffic control, crowd control, communications, specialty patrol techniques, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Education Security Capabilities Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services

    SYTA Accredited:

    • SYTA is the trusted resource for educators, administrators, parents, and travel professionals and will help you navigate everything you need to know about student and youth travel.
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  • Concierge Security

    New Horizon offers extensive concierge security services for any type of community. Our goal is for your community residents to feel safe and protected while experiencing exemplary customer service.  New Horizon’s concierge security services are implemented in communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. In fact, we are proud to call one of the largest and most successful community property management companies in the nation our client. New Horizon’s concierge security services are implemented in golf and country club communities, master planned residential communities, active adult communities, and retirement communities.

    Our Concierge Security Services:

    • Gate Control
    • Gate Screening
    • Security Camera Monitoring
    • Resident List Management
    • Community Visitor Management
    • Vehicle Access Control
    • Community Vehicle Patrol
    • Construction Contractor Screening

    Our Concierge Security Implementations:

    • Master Planned Communities
    • Private Residential Communities
    • Private Golf Clubs
    • Private Country Club Communities
    • Active Adult & Retirement Communities

    Our Concierge Security Services Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), orientation, first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogen training, advanced customer service, on-the-job training, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Concierge Security Capabilities Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services
    • Patrol vehicles
  • Government Security

     Our government security services protect state and local courthouses, government centers, state agencies, customer service centers, police departments, emergency response facilities, and financial institutions.

    New Horizon security officers are trained to detect and assess potentially dangerous situations and to correctly and efficiently respond to emergencies.

    New Horizon has been commended for excellent customer service, professionalism, and dedication. Below is a testimony from the General Manger of a multi-jurisdictional public safety and emergency response operation center:

    We were delighted to retain the New Horizon security officers in our recent transition. The security officers have continued to do a fantastic job for us. They are extremely knowledgeable, professional, and dedicated employees. [They] represent your company very well. At our unique facility, our security officers are an integral part of operations and the first line of defense for the facility and personnel. As a county and state partnership, we have multiple county and state agency events occurring every day. We also have a large number of international groups and VIPs visiting the facility. [New Horizon’s security officers] do an outstanding job of handling all these activities every day.”


    Our Government Security Services:

    • Reception Services
    • Unarmed Access Control
    • Armed Access Control
    • Parking Lot Safety & Control
    • Traffic Control
    • Workplace Violence Training, Investigation, & Prevention
    • Emergency Medical Response
    • Motorist Assistance
    • After-hours Vehicle Escort
    • Crowd Control
    • Crisis Management/Lockdown Assistance
    • Active Shooter Response
    • Fire Drill Response & Evacuation
    • Medical Assistance & First Responder Services

    Our Government Security Implementations:

    • Local Courthouses
    • State Courthouses
    • Government Centers
    • State Agencies
    • Customer Service Centers
    • Police Departments
    • Emergency Response Facilities
    • Financial Institutions

    Our Government Security Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, customer service, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogen training, arrest authority course (O5E), entry-level firearms course (O75E), handcuffing, expandable baton training, chemical spray certification, traffic control, crowd control, specialty patrol techniques, diversity training, on-the-job training, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Government Security Capabilities Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services
    • Patrol vehicles
  • Homeland Security

    New Horizon provides armed and unarmed security patrols for transportation, utility services, maritime assets, ports, dams and water reservoirs.

    We have experience in operating in maritime environments according to US Coast Guard MARSEC (Maritime Security) regulations. New Horizon provides armed security for Virginia’s only 24/7 state-run vehicle ferry serving more than 900,000 vehicles annually. We screen vehicles for prohibited items pursuant to prevailing homeland security and MARSEC levels. New Horizon is trusted to secure one of America’s most storied waterways, just steps away from the nation’s first settlement.

    Additionally, New Horizon provides security services for Northern Virginia’s railways, protecting thousands of Washington DC commuters daily. Our rail services include armed and unarmed security, non-uniformed on board officers, and special assignments.

    Our Homeland Security Services:

    • Unarmed Access Control
    • Armed Access Control
    • Traffic Control
    • Parking Lot Safety & Control
    • MARSEC Security
    • Workplace Violence Training, Investigation, & Prevention
    • Motorist Assistance
    • After-hours Vehicle Escort
    • Crowd Control
    • Crisis Management/Lockdown Assistance
    • Active Shooter Response
    • Fire Drill Response & Evacuation
    • Medical Assistance & First Responder Services
    • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

    Our Homeland Security Industries:

    • MARSEC
    • Public Transportation
    • Highway Transportation Storage Facilities
    • Railway Stations, Platforms, & Rail Yards
    • Utility Services
    • Dams/Reservoirs

    Our Homeland Security Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, customer service, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogens training, arrest authority course (O5E), entry-level firearms course (O75E), handcuffing, expandable baton training, and chemical spray certification, traffic control, crowd control, specialty patrol techniques, diversity training, on-the-job training, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Homeland Security Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services
    • Patrol vehicles
  • Health Care Security

    New Horizon proudly supplies security officers for health care facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region. These institutions include outpatient medical centers, mental health centers, rehabilitation centers, and retirement homes.

    Our security officers are trained to appropriately handle situations within these facilities and receive additional training for individuals with disabilities.

    Our Health Care Security Services:

    • Access Control for Staff & Visitors
    • Reception
    • Fire Drill Response & Evacuation
    • Medical Assistance & First Responder Services
    • Crisis Management/Lockdown Assistance
    • After-hours Vehicle Escort
    • Workplace Violence Training, Investigation, & Prevention

    Our Health Care Security Industries:

    • Outpatient Medical Centers
    • Mental Health Facilities
    • Rehabilitation Centers
    • Retirement Homes

    Our Health Care Security Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, customer service, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogens training, diversity training, crisis prevention and management, domestic and workplace violence training, emergency response training, on-the-job training, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Health Care Security Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services
  • Property Management Security

    Since our inception, New Horizon has provided security officers for property management services. Our security officers are the eyes and ears of the property manager when he or she is offsite. Additionally, New Horizon provides site assessments and site evaluations to identify safety and maintenance issues. Our certified Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) consultants can identify areas of your property that could become a security or health hazard.

    Our security officers look for property damage such as vandalism and graffiti as well as trespassers. We understand that your shopping center needs to be a positive environment, and that some instances require the need to eliminate undesirable elements. New Horizon security officers conduct themselves in a caring and non-confrontational manner to ensure unobstructed access for shoppers and tenants.

    Our Property Management Security Services:

    • Parking Lot Safety & Control
    • Tenant Response Assistance
    • Unarmed Patrol
    • Armed Patrol
    • Vehicle Patrol
    • Medical Assistance & First Responder Services
    • Motorist Assistance
    • After-hours Vehicle Escort
    • Crisis Management
    • Reception
    • Access Control

    Our Property Management Security Industries:

    • Shopping Centers
    • Malls
    • Museums
    • Parking Facilities
    • Business Parks
    • Business Buildings
    • Hotels and Motels

    Our Property Management Security Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, customer service, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogen training, on-the-job training, traffic control, specialty patrol techniques, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Property Management Security Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services
    • Patrol vehicles
  • Special Event Security

    New Horizon has the ability to support any long term or short term security need for special events. We provide security for high volume events such as fairs, concerts, and sporting events. Our security officers understand the necessity for order and proper conduct at special events. They are trained in crowd control, traffic control, money handling/money escort, and high density patrolling to safely monitor your event.

    New Horizon’s quality, customer service, and expertise at special events has not gone unnoticed. Below is a quote from an event planner in charge of organizing an community-wide festival:

    ”I want to thank you so much for sending your security officers for our event last Saturday. They were both phenomenal. It gave me such piece of mind knowing that they were there and could handle any problem that may have arisen.”


    Our Special Events Security Services:

    • Short term & Long Term Event Security
    • Unarmed Security
    • Armed Security
    • Money Handling
    • Money Escort Security
    • Crowd Control
    • Parking Lot Safety & Control
    • Traffic Control
    • Vehicle Patrol
    • Motorist Assistance
    • Medical Assistance & First Responder Services
    • After-hours Vehicle Escort
    • Access Control
    • Crisis Management
    • Active Shooter Response

    Our Special Event Security Industries:

    • High Volume Events
    • County-wide Fairs
    • Concerts
    • Professional Sports Team Transportation for Players & Fans
    • High Profile Political Events

    Our Special Events Security Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examination (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, customer service, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), First Aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogen training, on-the-job training, traffic control, specialty patrol techniques, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Special Events Security Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services
    • Patrol vehicles
  • Construction Security

    New Horizon offers security services for commercial construction sites in the entire Mid-Atlantic region. Our security officers complete an OSHA® Workplace Safety course to learn how to safely and successfully patrol a building site under construction. We work directly with the construction project manager to perform site assessments and identify safety hazards. We also provide protection from vandalism, theft, and property damage. Our security officers oversee all access control for workers entering and leaving the site. When an incident occurs, our security officers communicate directly with local police to provide real-time special incident reporting.

    Our Commercial Construction Security Services:

    • Unarmed Patrol
    • Armed Patrol
    • Access Control
    • Crisis Management
    • Vehicle Patrol
    • Medical Assistance & First Responder Services

    Our Commercial Construction Security Industries:

    • Commercial Construction Sites
    • Government-owned Construction Sites
    • State-owned Construction Sites
    • Private Construction Sites
    • Neighborhood Development
    • High-rise Building Construction Sites

    Our Commercial Construction Security Staffing:

    • In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, customer service, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), First Aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogen training, on-the-job training, traffic control, specialty patrol techniques, site-specific training to meet client expectations

    Our Commercial Construction Security Enhanced with Technology:

    • Real-time reporting
    • On-demand reports for compliance monitoring
    • GPS tracking
    • Immediate emergency response
    • 24/7 dispatch command center services
    • Patrol vehicles
  • Fire Monitoring

    New Horizon provides on-demand, 24-hour fire watch coverage for our clients in the event that a building’s fire protection system is compromised. When a fire sprinkler, alarm, detection, or suppression system becomes impaired, is unable to provide the proper protection for which it was designed, or must be taken out of service for the purpose of repair, service, inspection, testing, or modification, it becomes necessary to find an alternate means to monitor the conditions in buildings relative to life safety and property protection.

    For a short term and temporary basis, a fire watch is a system of activities designed to provide onsite observation, documentation, and notification in the event of a fire emergency. This service is predominately used during the winter months when sprinkler systems may fail. Section 901.7 of the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code establishes the requirement of fire monitoring:

    “…an approved fire watch shall be provided for all occupants left unprotected by the shut down until the fire protection system has been returned to service.”


    In the event a fire watch needs to be established, the owner or the owner’s representative shall implement a fire watch in compliance with the requirements of the locality’s Fire Prevention Code.

    90% of the fire watches we work are caused by water freezing in sprinkler piping and other fire protection system components during cold weather. The freezing water expands beyond the limits of the pipes causing the pipes to burst, ultimately disabling the system.

    Frozen fire protection systems may result in not only fire losses due to crippled detection or extinguishing systems, but also extensive water damage to the building and contents resulting from burst piping.

    Automatic sprinkler system freeze-ups occur when insufficient heat is provided to a building either by a shutdown of the heating system, cold air coming through broken windows, cracks in a wall, insufficient insulation material in ceilings/walls, inadequate antifreeze in a loop section of the system and other physical deficiencies.

    The remaining 10% of fire watches are a result of extensive repairs to a building’s fire protection system during which time it will be inoperable. These fire watches are typically less than 24 hours.

    New Horizon’s fire monitoring service provides our clients piece of mind when it comes to the safety of their property.

    Our Fire Monitoring Services:

    • Fire Monitoring
    • Property Assessment for Damages
    • Incident Reporting

    Our Fire Monitoring Industries:

    • Commercial Buildings
    • Residential Buildings

    Our Fire Monitoring Staffing:

    •  In-depth pre-screening which includes the following: background checks, reference checks, behavioral analysis, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, and polygraph examinations (per contract requirements)
    • Extensive training which includes the following: orientation, customer service, Virginia unarmed security officer core subjects (O1E), first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR), automated external defibrillator training (AED), bloodborne pathogen training, on-the-job training, traffic control, specialty patrol techniques, site-specific training to meet client expectations