Fullerton California Private Investigators, Security Services, Bodyguards, Executive Protection, Firearms Training
Private Investigations, Security Guards, Executive Protection

Merson and Associates - Fullerton, CA Private Investigators

Protection and Security

  • Executive Protection/Corporate Security
  • Security Consulting
  • Witness and Personal Protection
  • Workplace Violence Intervention
  • Corporative Downsizing Security
  • Strike Security Management
  • Armed/Unarmed Security
  • Security Workshops



  • Employee Theft
  • Surveillance
  • Workers’ Compensation Fraud
  • Backgrounds


Special Services

  • Electronic Counter Measures
  • Covert Video (CCTV) Surveillance
  • Bomb Dog & Canine Protection Teams
  • Computer Forensics Investigation

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC is licensed in California and Nevada.  With associates worldwide, MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC is capable of providing extremely unique and specialized services with an emphasis on "confidentiality".  All clients can expect personal and professional attention geared towards a safe and expedient resolution of their concerns.




MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC was formed to assist clients in the area of business risk. Given the environment in today’s business world, the need for quality security and consulting, investigation, threat management and protective services is increasing.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC is committed to providing the best customer service to its clients, focusing primarily on building lasting relationships and offering dependable service in times of crisis. Too often, its clients reveal that prior to hiring MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC, they felt that they were just another client number with the large security company they had been using.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC can provide a wide range of security related services. Its core proficiencies are:

  • Executive Protection
  • Security Consulting
  • Security Guards, Armed or Unarmed
  • Surveillance/Counter Surveillance Services



MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC provides security, executive protection and investigative services for clients who require peace of mind when it comes to the security and integrity of their companies and businesses. Its clients range from small businesses to large corporations.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC recruits security agents from the ranks of law enforcement at local, state and federal levels and security guard-related fields. Agents receive training in basic and advanced techniques in the field of security, executive protection and investigation.  Their training is continually ongoing and updated weekly. Many have graduated from top security training institutes, executive protection schools and have impeccable backgrounds as investigators in their specific field of expertise. 

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC provides its clients with a 24-hour, 7-days per week Communications Center to ensure rapid response to emergencies and other client needs.  When dialing its main number at (714) 871-2819, a MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC representative, not an answering service, will be reached any time, day or night.

In addition to providing you with exceptional service, you receive a proposal based on services discussed and agreed to with an estimate of costs prior to any work being performed.



Executive Protection/Corporate Security

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC has successfully protected at-risk clients for years utilizing proven methods in accordance with U.S. Secret Service principles. Protective details can be tailored from one or more agents, depending on the information developed and discussed.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC provides protection teams, both armed and unarmed, along with K-9 bomb and protection dogs as required, offering safety and peace of mind for its clients and their families.  Since the tragedy of September 11th, demands for security and personal protection service has increased dramatically. MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC service exceeds the typical bodyguard services.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC and its protection specialists provide security at home, during travel, on location, or during special events and can serve as drivers or provide escort vehicles. Training can also be provided for your personnel in risk awareness, including First Aid, Adult-Child & Infant CPR with AED.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC has coordinated client requirements ranging from large-scale, 30-agent, 24-hour details to discreet one-agent low profile details. Its executive protection agents are the most highly trained, professional and dependable personnel available, providing you with the total security that you deserve.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC security, executive protection and personal security services focus on planning, development, implementation and management of comprehensive protection strategies for its clients, their families and employees in areas such as:

  • Corporate Executives, Family and Employees
  • Work Place Violence
  • Lay Offs
  • Corporate Events
  • Executive and Personal Protection
  • Bodyguard (Armed & Unarmed) Professional Athletes
  • Stalking
  • Domestic Violence
  • Surveillance
  • Polygraph Services (Lie Detector Test)
  • Apartment Complexes
  • Premise Protection & Security
  • Industrial & Construction Sites
  • Business Centers & Parks
  • Malls
  • Factories & Businesses (small or large)
  • Music Industry
  • Film Industry



MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC provides close-in protection for victims as well as witnesses of crimes who testify in open court at the State and Federal level. Agents assigned to this unit are trained to recognize, analyze and neutralize risks before they become problems.



Corporations and businesses are now faced with the escalating threat of violence in the workplace. It is a problem that is happening all too frequently. Taking the appropriate steps to minimize the frequency, severity and impact of workplace violence is essential to productivity, personal safety and corporate liability.

MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC can assist your business in providing the necessary elements in order to reduce the impact of workplace violence. It can accomplish this by providing on-site training in areas such as policies and procedures, recognizing and diffusing potential threats, crisis intervention and dealing with armed encounters. We also have an on-staff clinical psychologist available.

In accordance with our standard procedures for protecting at-risk clients, we can blend in to any work environment and give you the peace of mind that any unwanted problem will be handled quickly and professionally.



In today's economy, corporate downsizing occurs on a daily basis. Merson & Associates Inc. agents assigned to this ever-increasing security need are from its elite executive protection details. Agents provide you with the comfort of knowing that any act of aggression will be handled quickly and professionally. Clients say that having the agents present during this highly emotional and difficult task made all the difference in the world.

Merson & Associates Inc. believes that its presence may give the person contemplating an aggressive act a moment of pause. Having an agent on site often means the difference between an employee's angry verbal outburst instead of an angry physical reaction.


MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC believes that proper planning, implementation and action is the key to a successful security operation. Having a plan designed to deal with strike and labor disturbances requires the breakdown of effort into three separate categories. These are:

  • Pre-strike planning
  • Strike operations planning
  • Post-strike intelligence

During periods of contract negotiations and other labor disputes, it is important that employers have a plan in place that guarantees the safety of their employees and facilities. Whether the objective is to keep the facility open or simply provide protection of company assets, MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC can assist in developing and implementing a strike security plan for your facility.



MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC can provide your business or event with armed or unarmed protective service. Whether you require a deterrent to crime or a safeguard to ensure employee honesty, MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC delivers trustworthy and professional security officers.


MERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC offers security workshops and training programs geared towards limiting our clients exposure to potentially dangerous circumstances. Currently, the following workshops are offered:

  • Safeguarding the Workplace (Basic office/business security workshop)
  • Safeguarding the Workplace (Advanced office/business security workshop)
  • Receptionist Security training
  • Safety Training (First Aid, CPR/w Automated External Defibrillator Classes)
  • Disaster Response Training


Jan Merson


Jan-Steven Merson is the President and CEO of Merson & Associates Inc., sole proprietor of Merson & Associates Threat Protection Group (Las Vegas, Nevada) and of American Firearms & Security Training center in California. He is also a Partner and Director of Security Training for Threat Protection & Security Services.


Jan-Steven Merson retired as a California State Peace Officer with over two decades of experience in City, State, County and security-related fields. Jan is an active member of the California Association of Licensed Investigators, Fraternal Order of Police; California Correctional Peace Officers Association; American Society for Industrial Security; International Foundation for Protection Officers; and California Association of Licensed Security Agency Guards & Associations (CALSAGA)

Jan has been a licensed Private Investigator since 1996 and Private Patrol operator since 2001 and is a Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Security & Investigations Instructor for Security Guard training. In addition, he is a Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED instructor, a firearms instructor and non-lethal weapons trainer.



  • Licensed Private Investigator -1996 (PI 19040)
  • San Bernardino Sheriff’s Academy -1996 (PC 832 course)
  • California Department of Corrections Academy – 1984-1987
  • Odessa Police Department- Criminal justice classes and in-service training 1979-83
  • El Paso Sheriff’s Department Academy – 1974-1979



Private Investigator - 1996 to current. Private Patrol Operator-2001 to current.

CEO of a security corporation and sole proprietor of numerous businesses, which include armed/unarmed Security Guards, uniformed and plain clothes; Executive Protection; Corporate Security; Personal and Celebrity Protection; Surveillance; Video Documentation; Worker’s Compensation insurance claims (AOE/COE) and Personal Injury claims.

Owner/Operator American Lock & Safe, Riverside, California-1987-1996

Security and safety consultant. Initial client contact, scheduling, supervision of employees and job performance, client relations.

Correctional Officer, 1984-1987

Vacaville Correctional Facility-Vacaville, California
California Rehabilitation Center (Prison)-Norco, California
Supervision of inmates. (MEDICAL RETIREMENT)

Texas State Police Officer, 1979-1983

Odessa Police Department, Odessa, Texas
Patrol and accident investigations. Field training officer and academy instructor.

Deputy Sheriff, 1974-1979

El Paso County Sheriff’s Department
Patrol duties, accident investigations.



  • PI 19040; PPO 14359
  • PI 23733; PPO 14916
  • PPO 15518
  • Firearms Training Instructor TIF 1636
  • Baton Training Instructor TIB 1587
  • Firearms Training Facility license TFF 1082
  • Red Cross trained CPR & First Aid Instructor
  • Non-Lethal Weapons Instructor (Mace)
  • Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor
  • Authorized Department of Consumer Affairs Security Guard Trainer/Instructor
  • Federal Firearms License FFL



  • PI 1336; Private Patrolman PP 1336A
  • Concealed Firearms Instructor (CCW)
  • Concealed Firearms Permit



  • Concealed Firearms Instructor (CCW)
  • Concealed Firearms Permit



  • Concealed Firearms Instructor (CCW)
  • Concealed Firearms Permit




For more information, or a free consultation, call us at :
(714) 871-2819

Merson & Associates, Inc.
Protection & Investigative Services
PI 23733, PPO 14916
A California corporation

1038 East Bastanchury Rd, #307
Fullerton, California. 92835

Phone : (714) 871-2819
      Fax: 877-4 JAN FAX (453-6329)
Merson & Associates
Threat Protection Group
PI 1336, PP 1336A
A Nevada based Company

848 N Rainbow Blvd #1539
Las Vegas, NV 89107

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