(866) 424-1946 Open 24 hours - 7 Days a week

Achates Security Agency

Call Today! (866) 424-1946

Achates Security was founded in 1958 as a single private security company in Salinas, CA. The company quickly expanded to offer both stationary security guards and private patrol officers throughout Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties.

Achates (pronounced A-KAY-TEES) was the faithful companion of Aeneas in Virgil’s Aeneid, and has come to mean “A loyal friend”. Like any loyal friend, we are concerned about your needs private security. Local management, top professionals and personalized attention help us to provide our clients with a level of security service and accountability that is unavailable from the competition.

Your Company Deserves a Loyal Friend

Our philosophy is to serve you with proactive determination and proficiency. We take on the responsibility to reduce risks, prevent crime and safeguard our clients.

Experience

Let experience be your guide. Achates Security Agency has proudly served the private security needs since 1958. Discover how decades of protecting our client’s assets has honed our expertise.

Innovation

Leadership is inspired by innovation. Achates has evolved with the latest in technique and technology in order to provide the highest level of professionalism and accountability.

Success

Training is key to success. All of our officers are professionally trained and certified with over 110 hours of required professional training. See what higher standards we set for our personnel.

Full Security Protection

The men and women of Achates Security Agency safeguards millions of dollars of client property and protects the safety of thousands of people. We manage access to critical facilities and have the ability to respond to emergencies with impeccable judgment and resolve… Our employees use high tech security systems and accept complex responsibilities.

We serve you with proactive determination and proficiency. We take on the responsibility to reduce risks, prevent crime and safeguard our clients.