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Licensing as an Armed Security Guard in the “Natural State” Arkansas is managed by the Arkansas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. In order to attain your armed Security Officer license you will have to complete state required Security Guard training. The armed Security Guard license must be renewed annually and must be valid throughout your period of employment.

If you’ve determined that you would like to get your Arkansas armed security guard license here are the basic requirements to be met by the registrant:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Individual Security Guard license applicant must submit a completed application.
  • Must submit fingerprints.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony, any sexual offense or any crime that would tend to question the honesty and integrity of the person.
  • Must meet and maintain the qualifications set and approved by the Board.
  • Must also take and pass the required examination.
  • Must also take and pass the required qualification.

Some of the topics to be covered in the 10 hour Arkansas armed Security Officer training course are:

  • Use of force laws of the State of Arkansas.
  • Legal limitations on the use of firearms.
  • Weapons and safety.
  • Other required armed Security Guard Training.

Registrants for the Arkansas armed Security Guard license will need to complete and minimum 4 hour refresher training course to include the following subjects:

  • Legal authority of private security officers.
  • Familiarity with this chapter and its rules and regulations.
  • Other required armed Security Guard Training.

Arkansas is a great place to start your career and the first steps are your security guard license and security guard training. Become a vital part of the community – with our Arkansas Security Jobs Board, you’ll see how many doors proper security licensing can open.

Fees:
$77.50

Licensing Body:
Arkansas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies

Law:
Arkansas Chapter 0780-5-2-.24