Security guard and private investigative services industry data

Data on Ontario’s licensed security guards, private investigators and the registered agencies which employ them. The data includes the number of licensed:

  • security guards
  • private investigators
  • dual licensees (security guard and private investigator)
  • security guard businesses
  • private investigator businesses
  • dual businesses that employ security guards and private investigators
  • other registered employers of security guards and private investigators

Individuals and businesses that have had their licenses revoked, suspended, or expired are not included. Counts reflect information available as of the last business day in December of each year.

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2014 - 2021

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Field Value
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Geographic coverage Ontario
Geography Breakdown None
Source URL/Address
Maintainer Analytics Unit/Modernization Division
Author Private Security and Investigative Services/Public Safety Division
Author Email Private Security and Investigative Services/Public Safety Division
Maintainer branch Analytics
Last Validated Date 2022-08-11
Update frequency Yearly
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