Armed Security Guard Training in Maine

July 24, 2012

Like an unarmed security guard becoming an armed security guard in Maine does not require a license. Any licensing and requirements in Maine is the responsibility of the employer. Getting employment may however, in addition to the requirements for being an unarmed security guard in Maine, require that you meet some additional requirements;


  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Mentally and emotionally stable
  • Firearms training course thought by a certified instructor

Application process

The requirements for firearms training and weapons permit may vary depending on the area in which you are applying. For exact requirements contact your local county, police department or hiring agency. Before applying to become an armed security guard, the following may be needed;

  • Weapon permit
  • Proof of completed certified firearms training


Unarmed Security Guard Training in Maine
Maine State Police – Contract Security

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