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Welcome to Security Guard Training Headquarters! We have everything you need to make your life easier as you begin your career as a security guard officer. State specific training requirements, a step-by-step hiring process, potential employers and interviews to help you get hired are just some of the helpful things you'll find here.

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.

21 Responses to “Security Guard Training in Maryland”

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    thank you

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  7. 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

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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 ?

  11. 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.

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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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.

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

  18. 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.

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

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

  21. I am interested in becoming a security agent . I would like more information or to contact some please Thanks.

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