Unarmed Security Guard Training in Minnesota

July 24, 2012

It is not required that you have a license to become a security guard in Minnesota state. The hiring company (protective agent) does however need to be licensed. Gaining employment as an unarmed security guard does have a few basic requirements;

Requirements

  • Be a United States citizen or resident alien
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Not addicted to or dependent on alcohol or drugs
  • No felony or criminal convictions within 10 years of application.
  • Basic security guard training.

Course description

If the hiring company requires that you complete basic training it may include;

  • Role of Private Security
  • Legal Aspects
  • Patrol and Observation
  • Incident Response
  • Surveillance operation and documentation
  • Working with and addressing the public
  • First Aid

Application process

After gaining employment with a licensed private security guard company they will handle any licensing and training.

Fees

There may be fees associated with training, drug testing and background checks.

Resources

Minnesota Board of Protective Agency Services

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