The objective of the Physical Security Program is to safeguard U.S. Government property, facilities and personnel against loss, theft, damage, espionage or any other activities which threaten life, property and continuation of military operations.

The Garrison Physical Security Section falls under the Directorate of Emergency Services. The Physical Security Section works to ensure critical assets on Fort Jackson are protected and safeguarded according to Army regulation.

The Physical Security Section also oversees the Integrated Commercial Intrusion Detection System (ICIDS III). This is the DoD approved security alarm system for the installation. All alarm inquiries should be submitted to the Physical Security office.

For questions regarding installation Physical Security contact:
Physical Security Chief: (803) 751-2005
Physical Security Specialist: (803) 751-6019

Department of the Army (DA) Security Guards

To provide courteous and complete protection to the soldiers, families, and civilians through professionalism, dedication and unwavering vigilance. Responsible to exercise and apply establish rules, regulations, and legal authorities to access control and egress, and detect trespassing violations in order to protect life and property and prevent theft, sabotage, fire, terrorism and accidental or willful damage and destruction to Fort Jackson.  For questions regarding DA Security Guards contact:
Physical Security Chief: (803) 751-2005
Chief Guard: (803) 751-1392