Thank you for your interest in Criterion Security, one of the fastest growing security companies in the United States.  Our mission is to provide professional, personalized, and cost effective security programs that protect our clients’ property, assets, and employees.  We do this by employing a highly trained, professional workforce that utilizes a 10 point “best practices” approach emphasizing:  customer service; high quality contract performance; a superior work environment for our staff; and the ability to improve our services through client satisfaction surveys and performance evaluations.

Since our founding in Pittsburgh, Criterion has expanded rapidly in size scope services and geography. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Criterion has regional offices in Orlando and Tampa Bay, Florida; Pittsburgh, Phoenix, and San Antonio with site offices in Port Arthur and Odessa Texas, West Monroe, Louisiana and Swedesboro, New Jersey. In 2014 Criterion will be opening regional offices in Nevada, Utah and Wisconsin.


Robert Buchanan“Whether you have a corporate security need or you are seeking specialized services in healthcare or industrial security, Criterion has the experience and the expertise to exceed your expectations. We are raising the bar on security staffing, safety and professionalism; to Set the Security Standard.”

Robert Buchanan
Chief Executive Officer, Criterion Holdings Corporation

  • Tennessee Security License No: 12592
  • Florida Security License No: B1000302
  • Pennsylvania Security License No. 680
  • Arizona Security License No: 1623060
  • Texas Security License No: B18267
  • Nevada Security License No: 1777B
  • Utah Security License No: 8693933-6301
  • New Jersey Security License No: 1578
  • Wisconsin Security License No: 17025-62
  • Louisiana Security License No: 0864