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Protective Agent in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 12 days ago

Getting ahead... - 21 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable security guard? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Protective Agent in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 16 days ago

Starting out... - 54 Replies

How did you get your start doing security guard work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Hunter in Cheraw, South Carolina

Updated 18 days ago

How can i get security contract for my company - 295 Replies

Please i would like any advice on how to secured jobs or contract for my newly started security company.

Security School in Queens Village, New York

Updated 24 days ago

SECURITY GUARD LICENSE AND TRAINING IN NEW YORK - 495 Replies

Everyone working as a security guard in New York State must have a license. Obtaining the license involves several steps: -complete the NYS...

Execsolution in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Updated 1 month ago

How to start a security company - 398 Replies

a friend and my self have been thinking on starting a security company, please advise on all steps to take, any advise will help.

beanzccb in San Jose, California

Updated 2 months ago

can you be a felon - 203 Replies

my question is can you be a felon a be a security guard ? i have just got a gun charge due to the fact that a young man whom i gave a ride to tossed...

Execsolution in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Updated 2 months ago

Security Company - 3 Replies

I'm new to this site I'm starting my own security company, and I like to know how to get more contracts/sites. Any ideas or anyone know what places...

Execsolution in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Updated 2 months ago

start my own security officer company - 16 Replies

im 28 year old security officer and i would like to knw what steps to take to start my own business or i would like to partner with someone to learn...

Execsolution in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Updated 2 months ago

!!!!!!!!Seeking help!!!!!!!!!!!¡! to get Security Contract in Calgary,Ab,Canada - 4 Replies

Im running A Security Services Company In Calgary And i would like to know how to get the security contract here.

Old Grandad

Imperial Security Memphis WTF ?

Never saw anything like it. Everyone was a supervisor and no one knew anything. Very dysfunctional organization. Extremely high turnover rate. Low...

floridaflag@yahoo.com in Jupiter, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

SECURITY GUARD TRAINING BOOKS - 56 Replies

I AM GOING TO TAKE A CLASS TO GET MY SECURITY GUARD CLASS D LICENSE. CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT IS THE BEST (MOST COMPLETE BOOK) I CAN GET SO I CAN STUDY...

moose60061 in Vernon Hills, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

fac or tan card - 44 Replies

can i take the card from job to hob, or must i reapply for one evry job i get? i know the stated that you have to return to employer when u quit but...

BRANDON in Brooklyn, New York

How long does it take to RENEW your NYS Security Guard License and recieve it in the mail?

I was wondering how long did it take you guys to renew your guard license and recieve it in the mail?

Jay81 in Lakeland, Florida

Armed Guard and Unarmed Guard Question

I would like to know a few thing about security guard job. For both unarmed and armed. First few question is refer to Armed Guard then Unarmed...

King in Baltimore, Maryland

Being a security guard with a arrest record?

Last year me & a group of friend was arrested for CDS even though the cops did find marijuana but they smelled it. Anyway the case was thrown out & I...

Indie_One in Wichita, Kansas

Updated 5 months ago

Apartment Security Guard - 1 Reply

How easy would it be to establish yourself as an independent security guard for an apartment complex? What kind of training would you need?

Kevinguthrie17@gmail.com in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 5 months ago

good paying jobs - 4 Replies

Hi I can't believe we as security officer's pay so much money to get a license to work then when we have all what we need they pay us so little. The...

Lonnie sandoval in Los Angeles, California

Updated 9 months ago

Where can I get a guard card? - 95 Replies

In S. Cal looking for a school that offers the training for a guard card.

SPSOA UNION in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

Thinking about being a security guard - 2 Replies

I am a 53 year old male. Is that too old to become a security guard. I recently graduate from a medical assistant program and I am CPR certified. ...

SPSOA UNION in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Can I Be Legally Fired for Starting or Joining a Security Union?

Most Security Officers & Security Guards are under the assumption if they should decide to form or join a security guard union seeking a voice on the...

BSIS in California

Updated 13 months ago

Whats the deal with the California Security Guard Card registration? - 4 Replies

I heard that you can take the required training course online but are these online training courses approved by the State of California? What is the...

Gene in Lancaster, California

Updated 13 months ago

Armed G license Guards, how much per hour you guys make? - 3 Replies

I'm asking since I'm getting my G license to possibly make a higher salary then what I currently make. I'm asking if any other armed guards what to...

bills8091 in Orem, Utah

Updated 16 months ago

Don't work for an unlicensed or illegal company! - 3 Replies

New Mexico's security industry is virtually unregulated. Unlicensed and illegal companies are wide-spread and prevalent in the Albuquerque Security...

Twiggy in Clermont, Florida

Updated 17 months ago

Armed Security Guards - 1 Reply

How old does someone have to be to work as an armed security guard in the state of Florida? Can they be under 21?

dave read in Charlottesville, Virginia

How do i get a guard card ?

I was recenly layed off form my janitoral job, its been a while that i was a security guard, so now i want to persue becoming a security guard, but...

chajookha in Mississauga, Ontario

How to get out of security

I have been working security for about 5 years now and now I want to get out of the security employment by lookin for new types of job. Anything not...

gulam in Woodhaven, New York

security guard

I have the certificate for the 8 hour and the 16 hour training. I have a NY state ID, and passport where do i go from here?

KrisCaldwell in California

Updated 18 months ago

Becoming a Security Guard in California - 2 Replies

I am a 48 year old man currently living in San Diego and am looking at becoming a security guard. I have a few questions: 1. I assumed that...

Eddie P Rogers in Douglasville, Georgia

Updated 20 months ago

Legitimate Security Training in Georgia - 1 Reply

How do you know you are being trained by licensed instructors. How does their back-ground, and experience translate into you success as a security...

facebook.com/jozzajim in Bronx, New York

Updated 21 months ago

SECURITY GUARD LICENSE TRAINING LONG ISLAND - 56 Replies

Everyone working as a security guard in New York State must have a license. Obtaining the license involves several steps: -complete the NYS...

Cerb in La Puente, California

Updated 22 months ago

Do security companies assign stable night shift positions? - 2 Replies

Reading around here and the web it seems like security companies pretty much send you anywhere you are needed. Im only able to work night shifts and...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 23 months ago

Probation!?!? - 1 Reply

Hello! I think i received a B misdemeanor (I think), got no jail time, and 1 year probation. I received it as a y/o charge to. If i got all this can...

Michelle in Brooklyn, New York

Guard Training Schools pretending to be Hiring companies

There are a number of security guard training referral schools pretending to be a hiring company. They refer you to a school for training and over...

PeterSecurity in Houston, Texas

In Texas, what experience do you need to start a class B security comapny?

I have about 2 years non commission and 1 and a half years commissioned experience. Is there any extra experience I need before applying and...

Gregory Dearth in Ruther Glen, Virginia

Updated 25 months ago

Interview Preparation - 6 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming security guard interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

birendra bahadur shahi in Nepal

need a real security company that hiring not craigslist scammers

Hello all, i just got my license for security guard and im new to this field, i've been trying to find a legit security company to go apply for a...

Domo in Brooklyn, New York

Security license

Is there anyway I can pay for my license after starting work

Michael in Blytheville, Arkansas

Updated 25 months ago

security guard - 3 Replies

can I get a guard card if i have depression?

minime123

Updated 25 months ago

Armed Guard Training - 2 Replies

I'm interested in getting my armed guard training. What are the requirements? How much does it cost and what are some companies in NYC that train...

Key_the_merc in New London, Wisconsin

Updated 26 months ago

D license between states - 5 Replies

If I were to get a Security Guard D license in Florida, then later move to North Carolina, would North Carolina accept my D license?

Michelle in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 26 months ago

Security Guard Job - 2 Replies

I have NYS Security Guard License but cant find a job. I know there is a lot ads on Craiglist and in newspapers but most of them are for training...

jd595613 in Vacaville, California

can you get a security card in calif with one dui conviction

can you obtain a calif security card with a dui conviction

Imnasty in Cranbury, New Jersey

Updated 26 months ago

California Guard Card - misterminors?? - 6 Replies

What types of misterminors will keep you from getting a California guard card??? I'm in the process of sealing my Juvenal record which has a few...

srock2100 in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 27 months ago

Sceurity Employment Agencies - 1 Reply

I am living in Suth Jersey/Vineland. Are there any security agancies that hire home security guards for provate residences? I have a SORA Thanks

Greg in Los Angeles, California

Starting out in the security job industry

I know so many people in the security job industry that I've finally decided to try it out. Actually I'm a writer and illustrator but see the...

martha40 in Santa Ana, California

Updated 27 months ago

reinstating guard card - 4 Replies

My guard card was revoked in may 2010 because of a petty theft conviction. I appealed and continued working with security company until card expired...

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how to start doing security in the state of texas

I'm currently a security guard in the state of la and was intreasted in working in texas. I received my training on the job through in house but...

Lakervee in Los Angeles, California

Requirements

Hey, I'm thinking about becoming a security guard soon. The thing i wanted to know is how tall and how much weight is required in order to become a...

Ali in Jersey City, New Jersey

What Security Companies offer benefits in NJ?

Looking for companies that actually offer medical/dental/tuition/etc benefits to their security officers. I'm not concerned much about pay right now....

l33under in Corona, New York

license acquired

hey, everyone. once you get acquired the license, where good place to start look for security jobs? I need tips for new guys... I'm located in...

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