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Signal 88 Security

Signal 88 Security

Signal 88 Security is law enforcement owned and operated, offering law enforcement and community-based security personnel, incorporating state-of-the-art technology to provide customized security services to the business community.

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Investment Range: $30,000 - $100,000 Franchise Units: 103
Franchise Fees: $40,000 Financing Available: Yes
Liquid Capital: $35,000 Training & Support: Yes


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About Us

Signal 88, founded in 2003 in Omaha, Nebraska, was named after the police code for "Situation Secure." We were founded by former law enforcement personnel with a vision to redefine and set a new standard of professionalism in the security industry. We integrate state-of-the-art technology with customized security solutions and enhance these with our expertise and unique business approach. Signal 88 is revolutionizing the security industry and looking for franchisees with our same goals.

Signal 88 at a Glance:

  • The most esteemed and recognized brand in the security industry.
  • Signal 88 Security has locations across the country in 27 states.
  • Signal88 Employee
  • Locally owned franchises have the advantage of national strength.
  • Ranked #357 by Entrepreneur magazine in their 32nd Annual Franchise 500 issue.
  • Ranked #28 by Entrepreneur magazine for new franchise concepts.
  • Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) Government Contractor of the Year for 2010 Award.
  • 2010 Ranked in top 10% by G.I. Jobs for Military Friendly Franchises.
  • Opening a Signal 88 Franchise will likely require an initial investment of $75,000 - $105,000*

At Signal 88 Security our mission is to strive to provide our customers with a supreme level of security protection through planning and prevention.

*Includes approximately $40,000 in start-up costs, $35,000 of financed capital for the purchase of a vehicle, and $30,000 operating capital for 3 Months.

Products and Services

Our security programs are successful because we fully understand the nature of the businesses we secure, the properties and personnel we protect, and the deterrent effect we promote.

Signal 88 has the network support across the country that gives us the ability to provide key staffing and personnel for you develop your own customized security solutions for your customers. Our team includes experts from every security related field: from police officers and military professionals, to service industry guru's and small business owners. Some of the services you will offer your customers include:

  • Foot, Bicycle, and Segway Patrol Tours.
  • Asset Tracking and Recovery.
  • Guard Shack Services.
  • Controlled Access.
  • Executive Protection.
  • CCTV System Monitoring.

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Training and Support

We have an intensive training program consisting of several phases. Your training with Signal 88 will begin with web-based and classroom style training on our software tools including InteliguideTM, PatrolguideTM, SalesguideTM, and VirtualguideTM, Signal 88 Philosophy, and Standard Operating Procedures. We then follow this with training in marketing and focus strongly on the core development of your franchise in operations, sales & marketing, and administration.

Ideal Candidate

We're looking for franchise owners who are outgoing and have sales, marketing, and/or management experience, and who are results oriented. A person who can lead a team and who has the motivation to excel in a operationally-driven but fun environment! You must have a minimum of $45k in liquid capital, and be ready to make a full-time commitment. If you are looking for a business that has a powerful brand name, fantastic growth potential, low start-up costs, unmatched corporate support, and rewarding career path, then this is the opportunity for you.


"It's clear that the Signal 88 Franchise Group stands with each franchise in a very productive partnership. From helping us manage payroll, start-up of new accounts, and preparing 275 page RFP's for Federal contract opportunities, they are there."
Pete Mango, Octorara, PA, Signal 88 Security Franchise Owner Since 2009

"As a Soldier that has served my Country for over 22 years, with the understanding that my military career is coming to a close, I was looking for an opportunity to continue my calling of helping to protect people. That opportunity presented itself when I came across the advertisement for becoming a Signal 88 Security franchisee, while I was serving in Mosul, Iraq in 2010.

Since taking the leap of faith in becoming a Signal 88 Franchise, I have been nothing but impressed by the corporate support team from the franchise group. This group of individuals has always answered my desperate calls for help. They understand that their success is ultimately determined by the success of the individual franchises that they support.

Signal 88 Security truly embraces their franchises and understands the value of including the individual franchises in the overall decision making process. Signal 88 is the best choice for my family and me to meet and hopefully exceed both our individual goals and family dreams!"
Glenn Ray, Mesa, AZ, Signal 88 Security Franchise Owner Since 2010


Investment & Financial Info

Financial Information
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Liquid Capital: $35,000
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Franchise Units: 103
Financing Available: Yes
Training & Support: Yes

All financial information is provided by the franchise, business opportunity, business for sale or other advertiser, and that information is relied entirely on for the truthfulness and accuracy of the information provided.

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