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Our Guards Remain Reliable, Professional
& Always On Your Side

Hughes Intelligence was established in 1994 and is located in Sarnia, Ontario. We adhere to the highest standards of security guard training, business security services, private investigation and more.

Recognizing the need in both the corporate and commercial communities for high-risk protective services, Hughes Intelligence has assembled a multi-national team of seasoned professionals, with military and law enforcement backgrounds, to compliment its existing team of Investigative and Security Specialists.

Hughes Intelligence Canada’s President Mr. Barry Bentley joined the firm after retiring from the Ontario Police Services, where he served for 25 years. Barry has been qualified as an expert collision reconstructionist and prior to his retirement he was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Branch as a Detective to investigate violent crimes and more.

SECURITY Services

On-Site Guarding

Our specially selected security guards are available 24 hours a day and are trained to meet your specific requirements. They will professionally  protect your property, staff, assets, residents, and more.

Mobile Guarding

Hughes Intelligence Canada provides custom high value security solutions for you. Our Mobile Guarding is flexible and easy to implement, with services ranging from Shuttling to Alarm Emergency Response, to active Patrolling.

Security Systems

There is no better feeling than knowing that which you have worked so hard to build will be one less thing you have to think about. Let Hughes Security Services take the worry out of your life with affordable and effective systems.

Private Investigation Services

Hughes Intelligence Canada is a private investigation company, licensed by the Province of Ontario to provide investigative and security services to a wide range of clients.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We are located at 250 North Christina Street, Unit G, Sarnia, Ontario and we proudly serve all of southwestern Ontario.

Yes, we are a licensed and insured security guard and private investigations agency. Our operating license is clearly displayed at our offices.

There are a variety of factors that go into the cost of service. For example, the number of hours, location, specific duty requirements and other contributions as well. We would be happy to meet with you and discuss what your specific needs are.

The Ministry conducts a criminal record check on each individual when they apply for a new license and every time they renew (which is required every 2 years).
 
Additionally, as outlined by the Ministry, the Registrar can suspend or revoke a licence due to:
 
A breach of the Private Security and Investigative Service Act, 2005 or its regulations, including the Code of Conduct.
If the licence holder is convicted of a prescribed offence.

Yes. We offer a traditional style uniform, with our company patch. In addition, we can offer softer uniform options or even plain-clothes officers. This is tailored to the specifics of the job and the client’s request.

Our security guards are trained in the following fields:
 
The Trespass to Property Act.
The Criminal Code of Canada.
The Private Security and Investigative Services Act and Ministry Code of Conduct.
Basic security patrol procedures.
Health and safety.
WHMIS (workplace hazardous materials information system).
Crisis intervention / volatile situation diffusing tactics.
Sensitivity.
MLEO (Metro Law Enforcement Officer) contracted by your municipality.
Handcuffing.
Proper baton use.
Self defense & takedown techniques.
The Tenant Protection Act.
Emergency response preparation (police, fire, ambulance).
The Canadian Legal System.
Legal authorities.
Effective communication.
Use of force.
Emergency first aid level C.
Automatic external defibrillation.
Comprehensive report writing.
High risk security assignments.
 
In addition, all security personnel receive specific on-site training for each individual client. All security officers are properly trained before starting their assignment.

The security guard checks in and off duty using an automated software system that verifies the officer’s location and keeps a record of when the officer is on duty. Hughes Intelligence has supervisors out in the field that routinely monitor the performance of all team members. Through their supervision, training and inspection our clients are assured of high quality service.

Hughes Intelligence carries commercial general liability and commercial automobile liability.

Yes we do! We are a licensed security agency and registered with SERCO Ontario to provide the 40 hour mandatory basic security guard training course, which is recognized by the Private Security and Investigative Services Act. Visit our training page for more information. 

Security Services

Hughes Intelligence Canada is licensed to provide Security Services in the Province of Ontario, with licensed Associate Offices across Canada.

Private Investigation

Hughes Intelligence Canada is a private investigation company, licensed by the Province of Ontario to provide services to a wide range of clients.

Training courses

Hughes Intelligence Canada is a security training company, licensed by the Province of Ontario to provide security training to our guards and guards from other companies.