Pennsylvania Security Guard Training & License

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Pennsylvania Security Guard Training & License Requirements

Pennsylvania Security Guard Training & License

Pennsylvania Security Guard Training & License

In Pennsylvania, the Private Detective Act of 1953 regulates the security guards through requiring a petition to the court for you to get your security guard license and become an unarmed security guard. This Act defines a security guard as an uniformed or non-uniformed security guards, any patrol agency and/or individuals who are employed full time or part time, on a temporary or permanent basis, to patrol, guard, protect, monitor, regulate, secure or watch over persons and/or property, either real or personal.

The Lethal Weapons Act 235 gives the PA State Police the authority to license armed security guards.

Unarmed Security Guard

Armed Security Guard

  • New PA Security Guard Training: No armed security guard experience.
  • Rookie PA Security Guard Training: No additional requirements for your 1st year employed as a guard.
  • Pro PA Security Guard Training: Additional requirements after 5th year employed as an armed guard to renew your Lethal Weapons Act 235 Card.
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