Armed Security Guard Training in Massachusetts

July 24, 2012

Requirements

In addition to the requirements for getting a security guard license in Massachusetts. Working as an armed security guard in Massachusetts includes the following requirements.

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Mentally and emotionally stable
  • License to carry firearms

Application process

While there is no need to apply for a license to work as a security guard the requirements for a getting a weapons permit may vary depending on where you live. Gaining employment as an armed guard often requires that you have;

  • Weapons permit
  • Proof of completed firearms training course with a certified instructor

To find out more about the exact requirements where you live contact your local county, police department or Watch Guard Patrol Agency.

Resources

Unarmed Security Guard Training in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety
Massachusetts Firearms Registration and Laws

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