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The Security Officer – Armed is a 2-week, 80-hour program that builds upon the Security Officer program and provides an additional 40 hours of pepper spray, baton and firearms training.
In addition to completing all course objectives of the Security Officer training, students in this program receive comprehensive specialty training to properly use a baton, pepper spray, and firearms. Successful graduates become certified and registered by BSIS as a security guard, earn a BSIS Baton Permit, BSIS Pepper Spray Permit, and a BSIS Firearms permit. Graduates qualify as an entry level armed security guards. Please note part of the second week of training takes place on a firing range. The program includes course curriculum, LiveScan background check, BSIS application fee, range fees, and ammunition.