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"Gruppe Sechs provides private security services and offers failed cops a second chance to enforce the law on their own terms."
―Description at LCN.com


Gruppe Sechs (also written as Gruppe 6) is a private security company featured in the Grand Theft Auto franchise since Grand Theft Auto III, with the exception of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The player can buy stocks from them on the Lcn-exchange.com website in Grand Theft Auto V.

Overview

Gruppe Sechs is based on the British security company G4S (formerly Group 4 Securicor). The former name of the Stockade, Securicar, is also a reference to this.

Since Grand Theft Auto IV, the company's logo reads as "Gruppe 6", although "Gruppe Sechs" is still written in smaller print on the company's vehicles.

As indicated by markings on the Stockade, Gruppe Sechs have a partnership with the Bank of Liberty, and is "licensed and authorized" to use deadly force. However, their guards do not use deadly force and do not become hostile to the player in Grand Theft Auto IV. In Grand Theft Auto V, their guards will open fire on the player if they attack one of their vehicles.

3D Universe

Gruppe Sechs guards do not appear in any 3D Universe games, as the Securicars are normally driven by generic pedestrians.

Grand Theft Auto IV

Guards do not appear in Grand Theft Auto IV either, with Stockades driven by civilians and no deadly force is used if their vehicles are stolen. However, the LCPD will pursue the player if they destroy the vehicle with a weapon.

Gruppe Sechs guards exist in the game, but they are only used in the multiplayer mode Bomb Da Base II.

Grand Theft Auto V

Gruppe Sechs guards appear in regular gameplay in Grand Theft Auto V, this time appearing driving Stockades and attempting to protect the vehicle from thieves. The company is more prominent in the game as they provide security on at several locations (such as gas stations, Lester's House and the De Santa Residence) and security cameras with the Gruppe 6 logo can be seen on various buildings.

Uniform

In Grand Theft Auto IV, Gruppe Sechs personnel wear a green shirt with the Gruppe Sechs logo embroidered onto the right sleeve while the U.S. flag is on the left sleeve. They wear a bulletproof vest accompanied with a radio and a belt, which includes a weapon holster. They wear dark green trousers with a green stripe down the side and black shoes.

In Grand Theft Auto V, there are two types of uniform for Gruppe Sechs employees:

  • Security guards, as seen in places such as the Richards Majestic, wear a white shirt with green trousers accompanied with a radio and a belt, which includes a weapon holster, black shoes and a tan cap carrying the Gruppe Sechs logo.
  • Drivers wear the same uniform as in GTA IV, but they now wear black trousers with a different stripe down the side. They carry ID cards on their belts and wear black helmets with the visor open.

Notable Employees

Image Gallery

Equipment

Vehicles

3D Universe

Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto V & Grand Theft Auto Online

Weapons

Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto V & Grand Theft Auto Online

Stations

Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto V

Stock

  • Upon completion of Fresh Meat, Gruppe Sechs stock will rise by approximately 11.17%. The reason for this is not clear, but players can secure a sizable profit by loading up on this stock prior to starting the mission. However the stock value of Merryweather Security, its chief competitor, does not appear to be affected.
  • Upon completing The Third Way, Gruppe Sechs stock will rise again, this time for an approximate 10.8% return on investment.

Trivia

General

  • "Gruppe Sechs" is German for "Group Six" but is more likely a play on "group sex", another of Rockstar's sexual jokes.
  • The slogan appears to sound similar to the expression "Putting you insecure". This is further implied by the 6 in the logo resembling an open padlock.

Grand Theft Auto V

  • There is a Gruppe Sechs padlock in a container in Fort Zancudo.
  • The Gruppe Sechs drivers' uniform appears in both Michael and Trevor's wardrobes following completion of The Big Score, regardless of which approach is chosen.
  • If the player calls Merryweather for Air Support in GTA Online, Gruppe 6 men will arrive in an unarmed Buzzard.
  • In Grand Theft Auto V, Gruppe 6 security guards are unique from other NPCs in that they can survive headshots from weaker weapons such as the Pistol.