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Securitas, based in Stockholm, Sweden, is the world's largest security corporation. It provides security guards to other corporations, such as banks and retailers, and also to residential customers. Securitas operates in more than 30 countries, but mostly in Europe and North America. Securitas got a dominant position in the U.S. market when it bought U.S. security firms Pinkerton's and Burns International Services. [1]

Political contributions

Securitas Security Services USA gave $12,250 to federal candidates in the 2006 U.S. election through its political action committee - 2% to Democrats, 90% to Republicans, and 8% ($1,000) to independent Joseph Lieberman (I-CT). [2]


Securitas spent $520,000 for lobbying in 2006 in the U.S. Two lobbying firms were used - Venable LLP and Patton Boggs LLP. [3]


Key people: [4]

Selected members of the Board of Directors: [5]

Contact details

Lindhagensplan 70
SE-102 28 Stockholm
Phone: +46-8-657-74-00
Fax: +46-8-657-70-72

U.S. office:
Two Campus Drive
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Phone: +1 973 267 5300


  1. Securitas Profile, Hoovers, accessed September 2007.
  2. 2006 PAC Summary Data, Open Secrets, accessed September 2007.
  3. Securitas lobbying expenses, Open Secrets, accessed September 2007.
  4. Securitas Key People, Hoovers, accessed September 2007.
  5. Board of Directors, Securitas, accessed September 2007.
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