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Security Guard Training in Maryland

To qualify as an unarmed security guard in Maryland you must be certified. An applicant for security guard agency can become certified through the company for which they are applying. Your application will go through that company and forwarded to the Secretary of State.

Basic Requirements for unarmed security guard in Maryland:

  • Must be at least 18 year old
  • Must be a United States citizen or registered resident alien
  • May be asked to submit to drug testing (which may be ongoing
  • May be asked to submit to a criminal background check
  • Must have good moral character
  • Have not committed any acts of fraud
  • Submit to fingerprinting

Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:

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

Training Curriculum

If training is provided or required, a basic training conducted may include but is not limited to the following;

  • 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

Fees: Certain fees for the application or finger printing may be required and forwarded with your application, if hired.

For more information, please read TITLE 19. SECURITY GUARD AGENCIES AND SECURITY GUARD CERTIFICATION or call the Maryland State Police Licensing Division at 410- 653-4500.

49 Responses to “Security Guard Training in Maryland”

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  7. I would like to talk to someone about security jobs and the training required for me to be certified to become a security guard. Does the hiring company conduct the training, or do I need to be certified before I apply for a job. Please let me know.

  8. Hi, I would like to join this particular security job so can you please get back with me on information on how I can apply. Thank you

  9. Hello, my name is Nathan Markovitz. I am currently in school majoring in Criminal Justice in hopes of one day becoming a police officer. I used to have an internship with the Montgomery County Police Department, and would now like even more experience toward me career goal. I am looking to become a security guard so please email me if there are any job offerings.
    Thanks,
    Nate

  10. Hi
    I am trying to find out where I can get the necessary training so that I can apply for the Maryland security guard license.
    I think I can be an asset to any company that gives me the chance.
    Thank you

  11. i would like to know how to apply for this job thank u

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  13. I am looking for a security guard job and would be willing to take chances if accepted to undergo company training. Pls messages how can I get into this job.i have experience working in my country Philippines as police officer and security officer. I am also a graduate of bachelor of science in criminology which is my background., I am 42 yrs of age and a permanent resident card holder.

  14. Hey, I am definitely interested in learning more about a career in Security, and I would appreciate any information that you can send me on that subject. Thank you.

  15. I would like more information on becoming a Security Guard.
    Thank you in advance.

  16. How you doing I am very interested in finding how I can get training and apply for security job.

  17. Hello, please I need the list of school in Maryland that will train me for unarmed security. Thank You

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  19. I want to be pepper spray and asp baton certified and trained in Maryland.

  20. Hey I am very interested and would like to receive emails about security positions or jobs please and thank you.

  21. I am 17, and im looking to become a security guard but im not 18 yet but i would like to start early and get my license so that when i turn 18 in 3 months i would start my career right away. Is that possible to do?

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  23. Trying to become a armed security guard and trying to find out how and where I can do the training so if someone could get back to me that would be awesome thanks so much

  24. Hello, I am interesting in joining to become an unarmed security officer I believe it’s a good opportunity for me and to also work full time as I’m paying to earn my certifications in school so I can work my way up. Please contact me. Thank You and I look forward to joining this opportunity.

  25. Hello, I would love to join this unarmed security class, please get back to me on how to further apply. Thank you in advance!

  26. I was wondering on info on how to become a security guard.

  27. National Guard Military Police course graduate looking for a security company in need of already trained people.

  28. Thanks ahead, am looking for Maryland State Approved security school lists particularly insilver spring. Pleas provide me your advice on infformationon how i can apply.

  29. Hi I’m 18 and looking for a job as a security guard. I have some experience as a police intern and I’m planning on becoming a police officer at the age of 21. I’d appreciate all the help I can get. Thanks

  30. I am obtaining security guard license & also working as security officer in NewYork since 2006. Now I am thinking to move in Maryland for my kids better future. So
    I need to know, Is it possible to apply for guard license in Maryland online, If possible how long will take ?

  31. Hi I would like to join the noble job of security guard can you please tell me what to do to get a certificate and gainfully employed.

  32. i have a ny state security license and i live in md now, i would like to know how i can transfer it over or if i would have to take the class over again.

  33. I am looking for someone to contact me about more information on the security training such as location and cost.

  34. I am looking to find out if a job in security would be good for someone retiring at age 62. I was a Reserve police officer and was in the Military.

  35. Hi I’m looking to obtain a state guard guard & looking for work please contact me about training classes & cost

  36. Looking for a Security job… I want to get certified I am 19 years old please email back with information

  37. Hello, how can I get security training so that I can get a license and start working as full time unarmed security guard.

  38. I am 18yrs old and I am looking for locations and costs for a security class to get certified.

  39. Hey there am really interested in to become security guard and working on low-enforcement please someone can help me out how to start..

  40. I want to get into armed security. Can you tell me about training?

  41. I’d love more information regarding training and or how to go about becoming a security guard ..I’m very interested ..please email me resources

  42. Hi, I would like to join this particular security job so can you please get back with me on information on how I can apply. Thank you

  43. hello my name is megan barnes i am highly interested in these programs and will fully commit to anything i have to do please contact me anytime if u have more info on programs n cost remember i have higly interested email me thank you

  44. I am looking for places to apply to work through an agency; to obtain my certification; and would appreciate any information to help me onto the right track.

  45. I would like to take classes for armed security jobs and how do I get the proper training

  46. How can I go about getting the certification to become a security guard?I am over 18 yrs old and I am looking forward to being employed as an unarmed .
    security.
    Thanks in advance.

  47. Hello, I would like to be apart of fors security company to further my career as a security officer. Please get back to me.

  48. I’m interested in becoming a security guard in Maryland and want information on the process of being a security guard!

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