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Armed Security Guard Training in Wisconsin

An armed security guard in Wisconsin must be registered and obtain a firearm permit. The Wisconsin Department of Regulation & licensing office regulates the licensing of armed guards. Before registration and firearms permit can be issued, there are certain criteria that must be met.

Basic requirements for armed security guards in Wisconsin:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • United States citizen or legal alien
  • Have good moral character
  • Mentally competent
  • History or present drug or alcohol use or dependence or distribution is prohibited
  • Pass drug test
  • No felony convictions
  • No disabilities that would prevent performance of duty
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check
  • Electronic Fingerprinting
  • Two forms of photo ID
  • Passport photo
  • Signed Release of information form for background check

Training Curriculum:

Certain training may be required by the company that hires you. Useful training would include:

  • Role of Private Security
  • Legal Aspects
  • Patrol and Observation
  • Incident Response
  • Security Resources: Surveillance operation and documentation
  • Customer Service Issues: Working with and addressing the public
  • First Aid Overview
  • Report Writing

Firearms Training Required:

Successful completion of a 36-hour Wisconsin State approved firearms course. A refresher course may also be required annually.


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13 Responses to “Armed Security Guard Training in Wisconsin”

  1. armed security guard training

  2. will like to enroll in trannig need more info on how to get strated

  3. Louis.. I would start by learning how to write/spell if I were you.

  4. I am very interested in more information on this service. I have prior armed security experience as a former employee of a gold mining company in Africa. However, there are no licensing requirements over there. Thank you for your consideration.

  5. I am very interested in the training. Thank you for your time.

  6. hi, I am looking to learn more about getting my license, please feel free to email me back.

  7. Does having a misdemeanor on your record prevent you from being qualified to work as an armed guard? Or what kind of misdemeanors would disqualify you from the position?

  8. I submitted my DD-214 for my CCW permit and got out of the training. Can I do the same for the required training for the Armed Guard license? I am already a licensed private security person of Wisconsin and have been for 6 years.

  9. Im interested in the classes, please send info to me

  10. looking for the state required facility to train at for an armed guard.

  11. why a passort if workingf in thew State’s? Would like more info to requirements, training facilities in wisconsin

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  13. I am retired military. I a WI CC license. What are my requirements to posse
    A SGL from what I read I should be down to paper work.
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