Founded in 1955, The Wackenhut Corporation is one of the leading providers of security solutions and related services in the United States. It is a subsidiary of G4S, also known as Group 4 Securicor. The Wackenhut Corporation s primary service divisions include security services, nuclear security, energy consulting services, government services, and consulting and investigations. The Wackenhut Corporation provides security and consulting services to nearly 30 nuclear facilities. Its services include emergency, permanent guarding, disaster response, control room monitoring, armed and special event security and patrolling. It offers special transportation services that include ground and air movement of prisoners, offenders and illegal aliens. The Wackenhut Corporation employs more than 35,000 individuals and operates over 200 offices. Headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., it maintains a location in Reno, Nev.