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Security Guard Firearms Instructor


Description of Security Guard School Instructor found in 9 NYCRR Part 6029.3 and 6029.4.
Section 6029.1 Definitions.

When used in this Part:
(d) The term certified security guard instructor or armed security guard instructor shall mean an individual who meets or exceeds the minimum requirements as set forth in section 6029.5 of this Part and who has been certified by the commissioner in accordance with the provisions of section 6029.2 of this Part.

Certification Requirements:

9 NYCRR 6029.5 Minimum requirements for security guard instructor certification.

(a) All armed security guard instructors must be qualified based upon:

  1. having a minimum of three years experience as a police officer, peace officer or security guard or security guard supervisor or manager. The requirements relating to experience shall be satisfied by an individual who has carried a firearm in the course of his or her official duties and has done so for the prescribed period of time. Individuals who are not otherwise exempted from the licensing requirements of the Penal Law shall possess the requisite license in accordance with section 400.00 of the Penal Law;
  2. successful completion of a Firearms Instructor Course as prescribed by the commissioner;
  3. submission of an application fee as determined by the schedule of fees prescribed by the commissioner in section 6029.8 of this Part.

(b) All armed security guard instructors shall provide any other additional information as determined by the commissioner to be relevant to establishing the competence of an armed security guard instructor.

Fees: (as of June 1, 2010)

$500 non-refundable application fee.

Certification Authority:

Executive Law 841b, General Business Law section 89-n and NYCRR 6029
4 Tower Place, 10th Floor
Albany, New York 12203-3764
Phone: (518) 457-3580

Standard Occupational Classification:

13-1151.00 - First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 12/08/14.

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