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SGI is a security company

specializing in solution-based people and products. We help individuals, businesses, government entities, and other organizations create safe, secure, and productive environments.


SGI provides security personnel, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to perform short-term and long-term security functions including the following:

  • Uniformed Guard Services
  • Employee Termination Services
  • Energy Security Services
  • Strike Control & Consulting Services
  • Disaster Response, Fire Watch & Restoration Services
  • Emergency Management & Response
  • Jewelry & Asset Transportation Services
  • Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
  • Home Health Care & Nurse Protective Escorts
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Industries Served

  • Construction, Distribution & Warehouse
  • Educational Institutions
  • Energy/Oil/Gas Facilities
  • Financial Institutions
  • Gated Communities & Corporate Campuses
  • Government Properties
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Jewelry Businesses
  • Places of Worship
  • Psychiatric Facilities & Mental Health Crisis Centers
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
  • Transportation Services


SGI’S mission

is to build and strengthen your organization by protecting your people, property, and visitors with effective security and improved customer service. We strive to explore and understand your needs in order to develop creative physical-security programs that meet and exceed your requirements.

SGI’s reputation

rests upon the lasting relationships we build with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We not only provide all state-required training for professional security personnel; we go above and beyond with an extensive educational program that includes training from Franklin Covey and the Crisis Prevention Institute.

SGI’s motto

is Prudence, Passion & Perseverance—the Three P’s of Protection. We believe in determinaton, understanding, and a win-win attittude. Most importantly, we practice honesty and integrity in all we do!



Sarah F. Gordon, FounderSGI is a security- services company founded and operated by Sarah F. Gordon. The founder of two other successful companies, Ms. Gordon has more than a decade of executive security-management experience, backed by extensive knowledge and education pertaining to the field of the private security industry.  After working for several years at a national security firm, in positions of increasing responsibility, apprenticing for a national security firm for over a decade, Ms. Gordon saw a realized the need to bring professionalism and a higher standard of training to the industry.

Since starting SGI in 2011, Ms. Gordon has built the firm into one of the Midwest’s most trusted security companies. As chief executive officer, she has created a corporate infrastructure that invests in its employees. She also remains actively involved in daily operations and business development.

SGI is certified as a 100% women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and as a 100% women-owned contractor by the Small Business Administration and General Services Administration (GSA).

Ms. Gordon holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and is currently pursuing a second degree, in psychology, from the University of Minnesota.

Ms. Gordon is active in professional organizations including the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS). She is a member of the MetroNorth Area, Hudson Area and White Bear Lake Chambers of Commerce. She also supports several local charities and organizations, such as the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the ReadIndeed Foundation, the National Stroke Association, Kids In Need Foundation and the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.


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Join the team at SGI!

We are always looking for responsible, hardworking people to join our team here at SGI:  People with energy, enthusiasm, and the courage to lead; People who build relationships based on doing the right thing.

We value and respect our employees.

We look to employ professionals from the local communities we serve understanding that they bring specialized knowledge, greater potential for continuity, and a stronger sense of personal investment.

We offer opportunities for advancement.

Our security professionals undergo a rigorous training regimen that includes classroom work, field training, and site-specific training customized for each client and situation. We see training as an ongoing process that continues throughout an employee’s career. It includes yearly coursework—and it starts fresh with each new assignment.  We are looking for applicants with characteristics such as:

  • Law enforcement experience
  • Service in the military forces
  • Graduates of police/corrections academies
  • Criminal justice degrees (associates or higher)


  • Expense reimbursement for continuing education
  • Paid holidays & paid time off
  • Gym membership
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible schedule


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