Meet Our Team:

  • Carlton Crockwell
    Carlton Crockwell
    Chief Operating Officer
    Enjoying a career in security for over 30 years, Carlton serves not only as COO of Security Associates Ltd but also as Director of Safeguard Holdings Ltd. and is Chairman of the Road Safety Council. Armed with credentials in Business Administration he also holds an Aviation Security Manager's certificate. As COO of Security Associates Carlton leads by example, and leverages his network of organization memberships including those with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP), American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) and The Human Rights Commission.
  • Derek Farquharson
    Derek Farquharson
    Director of Operations
    Derek's 25 years' of experience in the casino industry, as well as 10 years in maritime security, are key reasons he is a vital part of our team. As a former Director of Casino Surveillance & Security Operations as well as a Security & Risk Management consultant he brings a lot to the table for both our commercial and private clients. With experience in accounting, gaming, surveillance, and investigation, Derek is well equipped to handle any security matter. He is also a member of ASIS and IACP.
  • Freedom Burrows
    Freedom Burrows
    Alarm Response Security Unit Manager
    Initially a Security Officer, Freedom has worked in a variety of disciplines during his 20 years at Security Associates before becoming, first, Guard Services Manager and now Alarm Response Security Unit Manager. Working closely with the Director of Operations, Freedom deals with the scheduling and day to day running of the ARSU and its services.
  • Anthony Outerbridge
    Anthony Outerbridge
    Maritime Security Manager
    With over 26 years of experience in security services, Anthony's professional contributions to Security Associates are highly valued. Working primarily with maritime security, Anthony's extensive specialist knowledge uniquely qualified him for the job of Maritime Security Manager . Anthony ongoing commitment to his professional development has given rise to certification as a Level 5 Aviation Security Instructor and Port Facility Security Officer.

Security Associates Limited is a subsidiary of Safeguard Holdings Ltd. and Bermuda Security Group Ltd. Both companies were founded on one core principle, "To provide professional security service to its clients and ensure that their assets are protected."

Security Associates was formed in April 2010 with a focus on providing innovative physical security solutions to our ever changing and demanding environment.

Our Vision - We are committed to providing innovative security solutions and promoting the highest level of integrity and reliability from our employees. 

Our Mission - To ensure the clients' complete satisfaction and confidence in our products and services

Our History - In 1980, retired Detective Sergeant Mr. Paul Fields formed Safeguard to provide quality security services to a broad base of businesses in Bermuda. Safeguard then merged with International Security & Investigations Limited (formed in 1998 by Carlton C. Crockwell Sr.)and the two companies became Safeguard International Services. In April of 2010 Safeguard International Services and Bermuda Security Group formed an alliance, creating Security Associates and taking Bermuda's security industry to full strength. 


It is teamwork at Security Associates that drives our success. Throughout our divisions, from our support staff right through to our officers on the job, we work as a unit to ensure our clients enjoy the best and most effective security services possible.

We are passionate about training and certification, ensuring each of our Security Officers has completed a minimum of 40 hours of training. Many of our staff have completed further personal and professional development training. Our goal is to equip every team member with the skills and resources to offer our clients the best service in our industry.

Security Associates is a holder of a valid security industry license and each of our physical security officers are holders of a valid license duly issued by the Commissioner of Police under The Private Investigators and Security Guard Act, 1974.