General Security Services Corporation (GSSC) is a privately owned Minnesota Corporation. As a security leader since 1946, we have the knowledge and expertise to handle every aspect of business, home and government security. We know each contract is unique, so a security solution for one facility may not be right for another. We will work with you to analyze your vulnerability and to create a truly customized security program.

Our goal at General Security Services Corporation (GSSC) is to be the leading resource for safety and security: designs, delivers and performs a full spectrum of superior programs. We accomplish this by continually offering people of high integrity, unparalleled service and leading-edge technology for our personal, residential, commercial and governmental clients. This results in a quality environment for our customers and the community.

We trust that the key to success is to offer the very best people, products and service that will meet and exceed our individual customer's needs and expectations. People are the most important factor for us. We feel that by hiring the best available personnel, supporting them with leadership, training, competitive wages, benefits, and supervision that encourages a job well done, GSSC will succeed along with its customers. A legacy of growth, diversity, continual learning, and listening to our clients has made GSSC the premier resource for safety and security. We live our goal every day, and believe our customers will attest to our ability to deliver on that mission.

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • U.L. Listed Central Monitoring Station
  • 24 Hour Service
  • Fire / Sprinkler Systems
  • Integrated Security Systems
  • Web and Software Based Access Control Systems
  • IP and Digital Video Surveillance Systems
  • Specialty Safety Products
  • U.L. Runner Service
  • Patrol / Guard Service

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Minnesota Crime Prevention Practitioners Association
  • American Society of Industrial Security
  • National Crime Prevention Council
  • Underwriters Laboratory (U.L.) Listed / Certified
  • Building Owners and Managers Association - Minneapolis and St. Paul
  • ASIS Minnesota Chapter

Payment Options

  • Credit Terms Available, Financing Available, MasterCard, VISA

Contact Details

  Person Todd Baumgartner
  City Minneapolis, MN
  Zip Code 55425
  Address 9110 Meadowview Road
  Phone Number (952) 858-5000
  Fax (952) 858-5051

Business Representative

Todd Baumgartner

Account Executive

Direct: (952) 858-5066
Mobile: (612) 702-7036

Products & Services

Fire / Sprinkler Systems and Monitoring

GSSC creates, installs and monitors a full line of fire /sprinkler alarm systems. From a simple fire communicator to fully addressable fire alarm system, GSSC has the in-house engineering to handle it all. GSSC provides a variety of communication technologies such as internet or cellular can lower or even eliminate monthly phone bills.

Security Systems and Monitoring

GSSC can design and install a full line of busiess security systems to meet the security requirements of any business. We have an established track record of providing high quality products and services for a broad range of satisfied customers. GSSC strives to provide reliable, customized security solutions for all of your security needs. GSSC provides custom installations designed by our in-house engineers and 24 hour service and support.

Access Control

The access control systems GSSC designs are fully customizable. We provide equipment to control and track access to buildings and/or certain areas at specified times. The systems also can interface with digital imaging software for easy employee verification. GSSC has successfully installed a full range of access control products in a multitude of unique business applications. From traditional software based systems to new web-hosted systems, GSSC has the right system to meet your access needs.

Video Surveillance Design & Integration Closed Circuit Television

GSSC offers the most modern innovative options in video surveillance and Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) solutions so clients can monitor and record activity occurring at both local and remote facilities. Activity may be recorded on DVR or NVR for review in the event of an incident. Modern camera technology now has the ability to record high-quality images in virtually any kind of lighting and conditions, so incidents can be monitored and recorded at any facility at all times.

- Cameras & Lenses
- High Resolution Video Monitors
- Computerized Digital Video Recorders
- Pan-Tilt Zoom Surveillance Cameras
- LAN/WAN Interface Cameras
- Wireless & IP Capable Camera System
- Installation & Service

Customer Testimonials

GSSC installed and monitors my home security system. I love being able to control and check in on my system from my app. Great service and people with fair pricing.

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From Our Website

GSSC utilizes the latest in electronic protection and highly trained security officers. We are able to enhance the total security program of any size business. The most effective security programs are an integrated blend of both physical security and electronic security. We have the resources, expertise and innovative technology to accommodate every security need. Our reputation and our services are built on integrity. We are committed to keeping our community safe, since 1946.

General Security Services Corporation (GSSC) opened for business in 1946 as Midwest Patrol, when security needs were simple. Since that time, security needs have expanded. We have responded with customized, integrated security solutions for every circumstance throughout the United States. Today, we are one of the largest privately held, full service security companies in the Midwest. Years of growth and experience have positioned us as a leader in the security industry. This experience and knowledge provide an advantage to our customers because we can provide total security solutions utilizing the latest in electronic security protection and security personnel.

For over 70 years, GSSC has been protecting thousands of commercial organizations like yours throughout the United States. Special features such as ease of use, reliable protection, superior customer service and the fastest response time makes GSSC your go to choice for Electronic Security Intrusion Protection. Many commercial organizations are focused on preventing burglary and theft. Some businesses must also protect themselves against other problems such as internal theft, employee fraud and the liability of personnel safety.