CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - December 8, 2008) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has earned national recognition for its training programs for the fourth consecutive year on Training magazine's Top 125 list. Last week, Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, announced that AlliedBarton is one of the companies selected for the annual Training Top 125 list, the ranking of companies' excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs. The ranking for the 125 leading organizations will be revealed during an awards gala held February 9th at the Training 2009 Conference & Expo in Atlanta, GA.

"We were the first security company to be awarded for our training program by Training magazine and are honored now to be the only security company to rank as a training leader for four consecutive years," said Jim Gillece, AlliedBarton Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management. "AlliedBarton is a learning organization that has taken training and leadership development to an entirely new level. We are proud to take the lead in demonstrating the importance of training and leadership development in the physical security sector."

Now in its ninth year, the Training Top 125 ranking is determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.

"Our company cannot grow, and we cannot offer the best possible service to our customers, if our employees and leaders do not grow," Gillece said. "As a learning organization, we've established a culture of learning and development with programs that constantly evolve. As our clients' needs shift, we revise existing or develop new training programs to ensure our security officers are prepared. Our offerings evolve to utilize technological advancements."

AlliedBarton provides comprehensive, cutting edge training to all officers in a variety of formats as well as specialized training that addresses emergency situations and industry specific security training. Delivering world-class virtual and classroom training programs, ensures that security officers are well versed in a wide variety of tactical and strategic information across diverse industries. AlliedBarton's virtual and classroom training curriculum is continually updated and enhanced to accommodate the variety of industries the company serves including Chemical and Petrochemical, Higher Education, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions, Government Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Industrial, Residential Communities and Shopping Centers.

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial, and shopping centers and malls. Responsive, customer-focused security officers and managers at our client sites are supported by award-winning national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. Our more than 50,000 employees and 100 offices service a client base of several thousand which includes approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton was the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies and has been on the list for four consecutive years. For more information call 1-866-825-5433 or visit

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