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Security Guard Training in Indiana

A state license may be required for unarmed security guards in Indiana. It is really up to the company that hires you. According to the Statues & Rules IC 25-30-1-11 Employees of licensee, an unarmed guard can be hired under the licensee, which is the hiring company. The hiring company is responsible for that unarmed security guard and must supply a photo ID and fingerprints of each security guard that isn’t licensed if requested.

However, for companies that require you to be licensed you must first meet certain criteria:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be a United States citizen or registered resident alien
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be finger printed
  • Submit to FBI background check
  • No felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons
  • Drug testing (which may be ongoing
  • Completed of Indiana state certified training courses set forth by the Department of Public Safety for Indiana

Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:

  • Driver’s License
  • Good physical conditioning
  • Be able to stand long periods of time
  • Good Communication skills

Basic Training Curriculum

A basic training conducted may include but is not limited to the following:

(1) Role of Private Security
(2) Legal Aspects
(3) Patrol and Observation
(4) Incident Response
(5) Security Resources: Surveillance operation and documentation
(6) Customer Service Issues: Working with and addressing the public
(7) First Aid Overview

For more information, please visit Indiana Professional Licensing Agency or call (317) 234-3040.

19 Responses to “Security Guard Training in Indiana”

  1. I would like information on unarmed/armed security guard classes.

  2. This clickable map is so good. How do you do it?

  3. I would like to apply to do security guard training. Please can you provide enough information on how to go about with registration?
    Many thanks

  4. Can you please tell me if during security guard training there Aspartame training involved along with the handcuffing, OC and mace training??

    Thank you!

  5. How or can I transfer my California licenses to Indiana and if so what is the cost ?

  6. I have had POST training. In California .

  7. I would like to know how i can get my armed guard license?

  8. I am interested in security guard training. I have a carry permit from the state of Indiana and I want information on how to become a licensed security officer.

  9. Ex military looking to get information on the armed security

  10. More information

  11. Im licensed in Illinois can i tranfer information?

  12. My name is Richard ND Im wanting to apply for security gourd training

  13. I want to become security guard in India

  14. I am interested in becoming a certified security guard.

  15. I would like to get my guard card can you help me out I live in Martinsville Indiana. The reason I want to be a guard is because my dad is a police officer for Metro Police Department in Indiana Downtown East District he is a lieutenant I just want him to be proud of me of becoming a security guard so if you can please help me out I appreciate it. thank you and you have a good day!

  16. I would like to know how to take online classes in security guard training as to become certified as well licensed in the state of Indiana for which I can open my own unarmed security company. I currently work for a security company (2years) and see the writing on the wall where the company will soon implode. I love what I do and have been asked by the current facility to take over their security needs as an independent contractor instead of using the company that’s is falling apart. However, in the state of Indiana i keep reading you need to be licensed and certified. I need help identifying how to accomplish this step. Thanks

  17. I’m interested

  18. I would like more information on unarmed security Guard

  19. Is there such thing as a security guard license in Indiana?

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