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In North Carolina, unarmed security guards are required to be licensed/registered. Certain basic criteria must be met first before applying.
Basic requirements for an unarmed security guard in North Carolina:
- Must be at least 18 years old
- United States citizen or resident alien
- No felony convictions or misdemeanors associated with violence (which includes domestic), drugs ( use or sale), theft or fraud in the last 5 years
- Good moral character
- Submit (2) recent passport type photo (one inch by one inch)
- Submit fingerprint cards (2)
- Certified copy of criminal background history for the last 48 months
- Successfully complete department approved training within 30 days of hire
- Employee of a private security company and under supervision from a licensed patrol officer
Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:
- Driver’s License
- Good Communication skills
- Good physical conditioning
- Be able to stand long periods of time
Training Requirements: Must complete 16 hours of classroom training
- The Security Officer in North Carolina — (minimum of one hour)
- Legal Issues for Security Officers — (minimum of three hours)
- Emergency Response — (minimum of three hours)
- Communications — (minimum of two hours)
- Patrol Procedures — (minimum of three hours)
- Note Taking and Report Writing — (minimum of three hours)
- Deportment — (minimum of one hour)
Fees: All fees are non-refundable
For more information, please see the North Carolina General Statues or call 919 431-300 or contact the:
Private Protective Services Board
P.O. Box 29500
3320 Old Garner Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27626-050
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