Security Officers

We provide armed and unarmed security officers and fireguards, depending on your needs, and we will put together a detailed, customized security plan to ensure you are provided with the utmost protection.

Fire and Life Safety Directors

We provide qualified, well-trained fire and life safety personnel who meet all certification requirements, fulfill the duties and responsibilities, and meet the qualification requirements as mandated by local ordinances.

Concierge Services

Courteous and professional guards will provide front desk concierge services such as screening tenants, handling packages, and monitoring the property. We will provide a high level of customer service to satisfy the needs of your residents and maintain the integrity of your building.

Private Investigators

Let us help you uncover the facts. We specialize in conducting civil and criminal investigations including background checks. We have a team of experienced investigators ready to assist you.



About Us

About WATCH GUARD 24/7

WATCH GUARD 24/7 was created in 2009 by Ret. NYPD Lieutenant, John Rafferty, to be a solution-based security guarding company in an increasingly smaller market of larger providers. With that in mind, we focus on flexibly building and enriching our capabilities, communications and culture to enable customization of our offerings, thereby, creating effective security guarding solutions. This has been the cornerstone of WATCH GUARD 24/7’s successful business model. Our experiences over the years, coupled with an experienced and professional staff, welcomes the challenges of providing services that resolve issues and maximize a clients’ security investment.

WATCH GUARD 24/7 has been successful with its approach throughout the New York and New Jersey regions and services many business sectors to include, main office market, residential, commercial business, construction, education, Senior Care Facilities, warehouse, and hospitality.

We also believe that excellently crafted security guarding programs stand the test of time and a core path to achieving that stability is communications and flexibility; both with our clients and internal staff.

WATCH GUARD 24/7 has assembled a strong group of professionals to engage you with the competency of services necessary to improve your security situation while exceeding your expectations.

How Our Clients Benefit

  • A privately owned and locally operated security guarding business not beholden to shareholders or a template of operational scalability which in turn enhances our collective possibilities.
  • Highly trained, armed, unarmed security officers, concierge, Fire and Life Safety Directors, and temperature scanners with various certifications to meet your properties’ mandatory requirements.
  • A management team with extensive law enforcement experience who offer our clients local police precinct support.
  • Operational Directors who focus on specific vertical markets to ‘enhance’ the expertise offered to our clients’ specific interests and business lines.
  • Field supervisors who patrol all WATCH GUARD 24/7 client sites, 7 days per week, ensuring security officers are performing all specified duties and are professionally attired. Every quality assurance visit is logged electronically in our CRM system.
  • A consistent level of communications which adds value and peace of mind to your security guarding contractor experience. Clients should feel that outsourced security services is by their side and part of their team.
  • Additional services to enhance your specific location. As no two properties are alike, we partner with our clients to understand every property’s unique needs and customize our security services accordingly.


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