Personal Security Agreement
This Personal Security Agreement is between a bodyguard and a client that wants to
use the bodyguard’s services. It is important to get service agreements in writing to
minimize the potential of disputes or disagreements between the parties. Customize the
information of the parties, the time and days of service, the location(s) of service,
service requirements, and more. This agreement can be used by individuals or small
businesses that want to provide or receive personal security service.
PERSONAL SECURITY AGREEMENT
THIS PERSONAL SECURITY AGREEMENT (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”)
is hereby made and entered as of ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the date of this
agreement] by and between ______________________ [Instructions: Insert the Bodyguard’s
name] (hereinafter referred to as “Bodyguard”), of
________________________________________ [Instructions: Insert the Bodyguard’s
address] and ____________________________ [Instructions: Insert the Client’s name]
(hereinafter referred to as “Client”), of ________________________________________.
[Instructions: Insert the Client’s address]
WHEREAS, Client desires to engage the services of Bodyguard for the purposes of providing
certain personal security services, and subject to the terms and conditions contained herein,
Bodyguard desires to accept said engagement.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises, covenants and other good and
valuable consideration hereinafter set forth, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1. Services. Bodyguard shall, on an [Instructions: Choose one:] exclusive OR non-
exclusive basis, perform such duties as are customary performed by bodyguards, namely
providing the following personal security services for Client (“Services”):
a. Days. Bodyguard shall perform Bodyguard’s Services from ________________
[Instructions: Insert the day of the week that services will begin] through ________________
[Instructions: Insert the day of the week that services will end] (the “Days”).
b. Time. During the Days, Bodyguard shall perform Bodyguard’s Services from
__:__ am/pm [Instructions: Insert the start time of service] to __:__ am/pm [Instructions:
Insert the end time of service] (the “Times”).
c. Locations. During the Days, at the Times, Bodyguard shall perform Bodyguard’s
Services at _____________________________ [Instructions: Insert the location(s) where the
services will be provided] (the “Locations”)
d. Scope. During the Days, at the Times, at the Locations, Bodyguard shall:
i. Provide the protection of Client’s life. The foregoing shall in no way be
construed to suggest that Bodyguard is responsible for incidents, injury, or death that occurs to
Client while the Bodyguard is on duty, provided Bodyguard uses Bodyguard’s best efforts to
perform Bodyguard’s Services hereunder.
ii. Provide the protection of Client’s tangible, personal and real property.
iii. ___________ [Instructions: Insert other service requirements]
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e. Exclusions. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein,
Bodyguard’s Services shall expressly exclude _________________________. [Instructions:
Insert any service exclusions]
a. Fee. As full compensation for all services provided for herein, Client shall pay
Bodyguard a fee of __________ Dollars ($_____) [Instructions: Insert the salary amount] per
hour (the “Fee”) to be paid in [Instructions: Choose one:] weekly OR semi-monthly OR
b. Costs and Expenses. In addition to the Fee, Client shall be responsible for all of
Bodyguard’s actual and documented costs and expenses incurred in connection with the
Services, including, but not limited to, travel expenses (mileage at prevailing IRS rate, tolls,
parking, cabs, airfare, train tickets, etc.), lodging and meals, provided such costs are pre-
approved by Client. All of such cost and expenses shall be reimbursed by Client no later than
thirty (30) days following Client’s receipt of Bodyguard’s invoice indicating the applicable costs
3. Term. The term of this Agreement shall commence on the date hereof and shall continue
in full force and effect for a period of ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the length of
this agreement] unless terminated earlier by ___________________ [Instructions: Insert the
length of written notice required to terminate this agreement] written notice from either
party to the other at the addresses stated above.
4. Relationship of the Parties. Bodyguard agrees that Bodyguard’s Services shall be
rendered as an independent contractor and that this Agreement does not create an employer-
employee relationship between Bodyguard and Client. Bodyguard shall have no right to receive
any employee benefits including, but not limited to, health insurance, life insurance, sick leave
and/or vacation. Bodyguard agrees to pay all taxes including, self-employment taxes due in
respect of the Fees and to indemnify Client in the event Client is required to pay such taxes on
behalf of Bodyguard.
5. Nondisclosure. During the course of Bodyguard’s performance of the Services, Client
may intentionally or inadvertently, through words or conduct, in writing, orally, or otherwise
reveal or disclose information and/or materials to Bodyguard (the “Confidential information”).
Bodyguard represents and warrants that for the longest period allowable by law that Bodyguard
will: (i) maintain complete confidentiality regarding all Confidential Information and to take all
reasonable precautions to protect such Confidential Information; (ii) not to reveal or disclose any
such Confidential Information or any information derived therefrom to any third person; and (iii)
not to make any use whatsoever at any time of such Confidential Information. Bodyguard
agrees that any disclosure of Confidential Information would cause irreparable damage to Client,
and in the event of such breach, Client shall have, in addition to any and all remedies at law, the
right to an injunction, specific performance or other equitable relief to prevent the violation or
threatened violation of Bodyguard’s obligations hereunder.
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6. Licensure and Insurance.
a. If required under local, state or Federal laws, Bodyguard shall obtain a license for
providing security services to Client and provide Client with a copy of said license.
b. Bodyguard shall, at its own expense, keep in force at all times for the duration of
this Agreement, insurance policies with coverage no less than:
i. ___________ Dollars ($_________) [Instructions: Insert bodily injury
insurance amount] per occurrence for Bodily Injury, Personal Injury, and Property Damage
which shall include coverage under the policy for the armed operations of all security guard
ii. ___________ Dollars ($_________) [Instructions: Insert liability
insurance amount] in general aggregate for Professional Errors and Omissions Liability
insurance for armed security guards.
In the event that local, state or Federal laws may require higher limits or additional policies for
security services as contemplated in this Agreement, the foregoing shall be automatically
amended to meet the legal requirements.
7. Representations, Warranties and Indemnification.
a. Bodyguard represents and warrants to Client that: (i) Bodyguard is under no
restrictions or obligations, contractual or otherwise, that are inconsistent with the execution of
this Agreement, or will interfere with Bodyguard’s performance of the Services; and (ii) the
Services shall be performed in a competent fashion, with the highest amount of professionalism
and integrity, in accordance with applicable standards of the profession, all subject to reasonable
approval by Client.
b. Bodyguard hereby indemnifies and holds harmless Client, its subsidiaries, and
affiliates, and their officers and employees, from any damages, claims, liabilities, and costs
(including reasonable attorney’s fees), or losses of any kind or nature whatsoever which may in
any way arise from the Services performed by Bodyguard hereunder, or any breach or alleged
breach by Bodyguard of this Agreement, including the representations, warranties and
agreements set forth in this paragraph.
c. Client hereby indemnifies and holds harmless Bodyguard Client, its subsidiaries,
and affiliates, and their officers and employees, from any damages, claims, liabilities, and costs
(including reasonable attorney’s fees), or losses of any kind or nature whatsoever which which
may in any way arise from the Services performed by Bodyguard hereunder (including but not
limited to harm arising from false arrest, searches, libel and slander), injury or death to persons,
or loss damages or destruction to property, including the property of the Client, Bodyguard and
third persons, resulting from the negligence of Client.
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a. In the event that any provision or part of this Agreement shall be deemed void or
invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions or parts shall be and
remain in full force and effect.
b. This Agreement is not assignable or transferable by either party, in whole or in
part, without the prior written consent of the non-assigning party.
c. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto with
respect to the specific subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements or
understandings of any kind with respect to the specific subject matter hereof.
d. Any modification to this Agreement must be in writing and signed by the parties
or it shall have no effect and shall be void.
e. This Agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the State of
__________________, [Instructions: Insert the state’s laws that will govern this agreement]
applicable to agreements to be wholly performed therein.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties have duly executed this Agreement as of the date first
__________ [Instructions: Insert Name] __________ [Instructions: Insert Name]
Authorized Signatory Authorized Signatory
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