How to Become a Security Guard in Hawaii

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To become an armed or unarmed security guard in Hawaii, you must meet certain criteria. All armed security guards need to be registered, however an unarmed security guard license is only required if the hiring company requires you to have one.

Unarmed Security Guard Requirements in Hawaii:

  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • The applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalency.
  • The applicant must gain four years of guard experience.
  • The applicant must pass an exam.
  • The applicant must be mentally sound and not suffering from any psychological disorder.
  • The applicant cannot have any prior convictions.
  • The applicant must submit to a criminal background check.
  • The applicant must have good moral character.
  • The applicant cannot have any previous acts of fraud.
  • The applicant must submit to fingerprinting.
  • The applicant must provide their criminal background history, if any, for the last 10 years.

Armed Security Guard Requirements in Hawaii:

  • The applicant must be at least 21 years old.
  • The applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalency.
  • The applicant must have four years of guard experience.
  • The applicant must pass an exam.
  • The applicant must be mentally sound and not suffer from any psychological disorder which would impede you from performing security duties.
  • The applicant cannot have any previous convictions.
  • The applicant cannot have committed any prior acts of fraud.
  • The applicant must submit to a criminal background abstract for the last 10 years.
  • The applicant must be in good physical condition.
  • A weapons permit must be issued by the county police.
  • The applicant must have an 8 hour classroom instruction before job assignment.
  • The applicant is required to take a 4 hour yearly refresher training course.

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If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a security guard in Hawaii, contact Security Resources today at 877-477-9638.

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