Georgia Defense Security: Expert Security Solutions in Decatur, GA

Georgia Defense Security is committed to enhancing the safety and security of the Decatur community. Our broad range of security services, from armed and unarmed guards to specialized security consultations, is tailored to meet the unique needs of Decatur’s residents and businesses. Trust us to deliver professional, responsive security services where and when you need them.

Armed Security Officers

Decatur’s vibrant commercial districts and bustling night life require vigilant and highly trained armed security officers. Our team is skilled in handling both routine security assignments and high-threat situations, providing peace of mind for businesses and events located in key areas like downtown Decatur and along Ponce de Leon Avenue. We ensure that each officer is not only well-prepared to handle potential threats but also trained in tactful, community-friendly service.

Unarmed Security Officers

Our unarmed security officers are a cornerstone of our offerings in Decatur, where the charm of local businesses and residential areas such as Oakhurst and Winnona Park benefit from discreet and effective security measures. These officers are trained to maintain a high level of vigilance without the overt presence of arms, ideal for schools, retail settings, and community gatherings, ensuring safety while supporting a friendly environment.

Construction Site Security

As Decatur continues to grow and develop, protecting construction sites has never been more crucial. Our security strategies are implemented in areas from commercial renovations in the city center to new residential developments in more secluded parts of Decatur. We use state-of-the-art surveillance equipment and patrol teams to deter theft and vandalism, ensuring that your projects proceed without interruption.

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Training Services

Georgia Defense Security believes in empowering the Decatur community through education. Our training services are designed to equip businesses and individuals with the skills to manage and respond to security threats effectively. From personal safety courses to advanced security tactics, our training is based on real-world scenarios relevant to the Decatur area, enhancing community resilience against potential security risks.

Local Business Security

Supporting Decatur’s local businesses with customized security solutions is key to fostering a safe commercial environment. We provide tailored security plans that take into account each location’s specific needs, whether it’s a boutique in Decatur Square or a restaurant on East College Avenue. By integrating crime statistics and local insights, we formulate strategies that protect your customers and assets, allowing your business to thrive in a secure setting.

Security Consulting

Our consulting services in Decatur are designed for those who need a strategic approach to security. We conduct in-depth assessments that consider local crime rates, business density, and typical security challenges. Our consultants offer actionable insights and recommendations to fortify your premises against potential threats, ensuring your peace of mind with expertly devised security protocols.


We provide both armed and unarmed security officers, construction site security, customized training programs, local business security solutions, and comprehensive security consulting tailored to Decatur’s needs.

Our services are tailored to the unique characteristics of each Decatur neighborhood, incorporating local crime data and community insights to ensure optimal security coverage.

Our security personnel are trained in a variety of techniques, including crisis management, conflict resolution, and specific security measures relevant to Decatur’s urban and residential environments.

Yes, our scalable security solutions are designed to meet the needs of both small local businesses and larger enterprises, providing each with the right level of protection.

Our consulting is highly effective, based on thorough local knowledge and a strategic approach that addresses specific security challenges faced by Decatur businesses and residents.

More About Decatur

Decatur Neighborhoods and Zip Codes

  • Oakhurst – 30030
  • Winnona Park – 30030
  • Downtown Decatur – 30030

Nearby Cities

  • Atlanta
  • Avondale Estates
  • Clarkston
  • Stone Mountain
  • Tucker

Crime Rates in Decatur

Crime Rates in Decatur, GA

Violent Crimes in Decatur

  • Violent Crime Rate: 1.36 per 1,000 residents 1.
    • Murder: 0.04 per 1,000 residents.
    • Rape: 0.33 per 1,000 residents.
    • Robbery: 0.41 per 1,000 residents.
    • Assault: 0.58 per 1,000 residents.
  • Chance of Becoming a Victim of Violent Crime: 1 in 738 1.

Property Crimes in Decatur

  • Property Crime Rate: 27.73 per 1,000 residents 1.
    • Burglary: 1.81 per 1,000 residents.
    • Theft: 24.12 per 1,000 residents.
    • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1.81 per 1,000 residents.
  • Chance of Becoming a Victim of Property Crime: 1 in 36 1.

Comparison to National Averages

  • Decatur’s Overall Crime Rate: 29 crimes per one thousand residents, higher than the national average 1.
  • Chance of Becoming a Victim in Decatur: 1 in 34 1.
  • Violent Crimes: Slightly above the national average 1.
  • Property Crimes: Significantly higher than the national average 1.

Safety Perception and Law Enforcement Effectiveness

  • Local Perception of Safety: 50% feel pretty safe, while 25% have noticeable safety concerns 3.
  • Law Enforcement Effectiveness: 70% of respondents find the police very visible and responsive 3.

Year Over Year Crime Trends

  • Overall Crime Rate Increase: 15% 2.
  • Violent Crimes: Decreased by 40% 2.
  • Property Crimes: Increased by 21% 2.

Georgia Defense Security

121 Northern Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

(470) 649-4320