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Upcoming Classes:


Armed & Unarmed Security Guard Training:

*September 13th & 15th 



Handgun Carry Class:

*September 8th


Did you know...

  • In 2015,  there were more than 97.9 million property crime offenses in the nation which resulted in losses estimated at $14.3 billion

Welcome To Solid Ground Security

Voted Maryville & Blount County's Best Security Company


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Solid Ground Security Specialties is East Tennessee’s premier multifaceted security firm. SGSS is very fortunate to have an elite group of individuals who serve on our advisory board which is comprised of Federal Agents, successful business owners, and individuals with over 115 years combined law enforcement and security experience.


SGSS is dedicated to having the industry’s top instructors and employees. We service East Tennessee with a range of security services through the use of armed & unarmed security officers. Our officers are certified, trained, knowledgeable, and motivated professionals who stand ready to meet the needs of our clients. SGSS is committed to staying on the cutting edge with industry standards and technology and exist to provide our clients with the highest quality security services by protecting what they value most.


Solid Ground Security is a multidimensional security firm who meets the needs of our clients by providing the following. Not only do we offer armed and unarmed guard services, we also provide armed and unarmed security guard certification courses.  We are a Certified Handgun Safety School by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security. We offer an 8-hour course which includes both classroom and range instruction. This course is required for anyone seeking their Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit. We also offer a Handgun Marksmanship for Self-Defense course. This course is designed for an individual that has completed the TN (or another state) handgun carry permit class. This class is designed to strengthen safe handgun management skills and enhance marksmanship that will sustain under stress in a self-defense situation. We also have an online store where clients can purchase tactical gear and products.

Our Mission

Integrity - Adhering to moral and ethical principles at all times.

Professionalism - Taking pride in our actions, duties, training, and appearance.

Commitment - Striving for excellence, accountability and effectiveness in our performance.