Security Guard Requirements in Kentucky

Security Guard Requirements in Kentucky

Becoming a security guard in Kentucky means that you should know what is required. What is required is different from city to city. As a result, some security guard requirements in Kentucky may be subject to local regulations.  For example, the City of Louisville licenses armed security guards. There are certain standard regulations statewide including firearms regulations but, there is no current licensing policy at the state level.  Now, let’s take a look at the unarmed and armed security guard requirements in Kentucky.

Unarmed Security Guard Requirements 

Here are some requirements that you must fulfill for becoming an unarmed security guard in Kentucky:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalency.
  • Cannot have any prior felony convictions.
  • No involvement in any kind of crime involving illegal weapons.
  • Have a valid Kentucky driver’s license.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Also, must be in good physical condition.

Armed Security Guard Requirements

As stated earlier, the city of Louisville licenses armed security officers/guards (http://louisvilleky.gotv/government/codes-regulations/armed-security-agencies-companies-guards).

In order to be an armed security guard in Kentucky, you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalency.
  • Cannot have any felony convictions or crime involving the illegal use of weapons.
  • Have a Kentucky driver’s license.
  • Be mentally stable and able to perform all security duties.
  • Must be in good physical condition.
  • Must have a weapons permit and proof of firearms training with a certified instructor.

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