Everywhere you look there seems to be a security person. Hence, many opportunities for jobs exist in the private security field. Just look at these facts:
- The US Government predicts the private security industry will grow 18.8 percent by 2020, thus creating or 200,000 new security industry jobs.
- The private security industry employs more people than all law enforcement agencies combined.
- Over 1% of the US gross national product is from the private security industry.
- A security guard job might be a stepping stone for you to a government security job in law enforcement, criminal justice or the armed forces.