Class is open to anyone who wants to become a licensed security officer in Arizona
The state of Arizona has certain requirements that must be meant to obtain an Arizona unarmed security guard license. These requirements are both personal and certified training that must be provided when the application for licensing is submitted to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
- Individuals must be at least 18 years of age.
- Proof of legal residency in the United States and citizenship is required.
- Complete a background check.
- Submit fingerprints.
- The individual will not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces.
- Individuals will not have any convictions for felonies or any domestic violence misdemeanors.
- High school diploma or an equivalency certification.
- The unarmed security guard training from a state certified facility like Secureone Security Training.
The state of Arizona requires the unarmed security guard to attend eight hours training at a state certified training facility or On-line with a state certifies training facility. The training will educate the applicant in the security procedures that will allow them to perform the duties of an unarmed security guard, and provide the applicant with the state certified training needed to be issued the two year unarmed security guard license in the state of Arizona. The training will include:
- ORIENTATION (guard industry / Secureone Security)
- CRIMINAL LAW & LAWS OF ARREST
- UNIFORM & GROOMING
- COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORT WRITING
- USE OF FORCE
- GENERAL SECURITY GUARD PROCEDURES
- CRIME SCENE PRESERVATION AND FIRST RESPONSE
- EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROCEDURES
The training will provide the Arizona unarmed security guard with the tools; they need to handle everyday situations in the security sector and in emergency situations. This training will also give the unarmed security guard the education to fill out written reports and deal with the public and authorities.
The trained and licensed unarmed security guard in the State of Arizona will find employment opportunities in many different areas of the security sector, such as:
- Public and private office buildings
- Museums and art galleries
- Malls and retail stores
- Apartment complexes
These are a few of the employment opportunities that will be available to the unarmed security guard that holds an Arizona license from the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The unarmed security guard in the state of Arizona like in other states will not be required to carry a weapon without further training and licensing. There are also employment opportunities in the private sector, providing property protection and other situations that may appeal to the licensed unarmed security guard. When working in the private sector the Arizona unarmed security guard license will still need to be renewed every two years prior to the expiration date, since in the state of Arizona there is no grace period after the expiration date.