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Achates Security Agency

Achates Security Agency


Security Guard & Patrol Services


Achates Security was founded in 1958 as a single private security patrol unit serving Salinas, CA. The company quickly expanded to offer both stationary security guards and private patrol officers throughout Monterey County. Today we offer security services in California, Oregon and Washington. 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.



Jeffrey Waters

Joe Quinones
Business Development Manager

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