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Armed Security Guard Training in Alaska

A license for armed security guards in Alaska is a requirement. In addition, you must obtain firearms certification before your license is issued by the Alaska Department of Public Safety. Other basic requirements that must be met are as follows:

Basic requirements for Armed Security guards in Alaska:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • United States citizen or legal alien
  • No felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons
  • Never disqualified from owning a firearm
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting
  • Pass drug testing may be required
  • Good moral character
  • Alaska driver’s license
  • Pistol permit from Alaska State
  • Complete basic 8-hours of a security guard training course and 40 hours of in house training

In-house Training

  • Laws regarding an arrest
  • Search and Seizure laws
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prevention of fire
  • First Aid
  • Techniques of patrol

Firearm Requirements

  • Successful completion of 8-hours of firearms training and safety by a certified instructor
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle your weapon
  • Annual refresher training

For more information, please call 907-269-5511

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