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In the state of Arkansas, an unarmed security guard is referred to as a commissioned officer and must be licensed. The hiring company is responsible for firearms training and must have a licensed training manager in place to contact said training. In addition, potential applicants must meet other basic qualifications.
- Must be at least 21 years old
- Must be a United States citizen or registered resident alien
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Have good moral character
- No felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons
- Have not committed any acts of fraud
- Drug testing (which may be ongoing)
- State driver’s License
- Good physical conditioning
- Must have successfully completed unarmed security guard training
- Must complete all requirements on application (click here for application) PDF file.
Firearms training requirements for armed/commissioned officers in Arkansas:
- Legal Limitations (1 hour)
- Weapons Safety (1 hour)
- Marksmanship (1 hour)
- Firing range (1 hour)
- Safety rules
- Application: $40.00
- Background check: $41.25
For more information, please call 501-618-8600 or visit the Arkansas State Police Regulatory Service Section.
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