The city was recently ranked 11th on a list of the most dangerous places in Florida.
Panama City was listed as the #11 spot for the Most Dangerous Places In Florida and Signal 88 Security franchise has taken notice.
"There's obviously a need," said Kevin Jones, the chief development officer of Signal 88, saying the ranking added "a bit of attraction."
The security franchise company is looking to expand into Panama City as it is an "emerging market."
Signal 88 Security primarily works with apartment complexes and businesses to provide security patrols. Signal 88 is expanding nationwide, Jones said, with several franchises already operating in Florida. In addition to Panama City, the company is looking to add a Jacksonville location.
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