Founded in 1999, Sunstates Security is a full-service security guard and mobile patrol company. It specializes in industrial, commercial and residential security. It provides security and investigative services to clients through 15 branch offices in nine states. Sunstates Security offers armed, unarmed and special event security, patrolling, risk analysis and security consulting services. It provides security services to financial institutions, residential communities, colleges and universities, retail outlets, and manufacturing, research, distribution and health care facilities. Sunstates Security also offers background, domestic, criminal and professional undercover investigation, as well as video and surveillance monitoring and information gathering services. It is headquartered in the Raleigh, N.C.