How to Become a Security Guard in Idaho

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There are no requirements to become an unarmed security guard in Idaho, and armed security guards are not governed by the state. Requirements are handled by the county clerk’s office, varying depending on the county you are in.

Unarmed Security Guard Requirements in Idaho

  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • The applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalency.
  • The applicant cannot have any prior felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons.

Armed Security Guard Requirements in Idaho

  • The applicant must be at least 21 years old.
  • The applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalency.
  • The applicant must have an Idaho driver’s license.
  • The applicant must pass a background check and drug test.
  • The applicant must have good moral character.
  • The applicant must be in good physical condition.
  • The applicant must have worked at least one year as an unarmed security guard.
  • The applicant must have a good work record.
  • Firearms training varies based on the county.

To learn more about what it takes to become a security guard, visit SecurityGuardTrainingHQ.com.

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

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