The Indiana statues and rules do not address armed security guards. Therefore requirements may vary by county. There are however state mandated requirements for carrying a gun.
In addition to the requirements for becoming a security guard in Indiana. The following requirements must be met in order to carry firearms.
- No felony convictions involving the illegal use of weapons.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Be a United States citizen or resident alien.
- Emotionally and mentally stable.
The application process is the same as when you want to become an Indiana security guard, except you will also need the following;
- Firearms license
There is a $10 local fee and a $30 state fee for a 4 year personal protection license to carry a handgun.
A lifetime personal protection license has an associated $50 local fee and a $75 state fee.