How to Become a Security Guard in Kentucky

security guard

The requirements to become an armed or unarmed security guard in Kentucky vary by each city. There is no current licensing policy in place at the state level, but there are standard statewide regulations, including firearms regulations.

Unarmed Security Guard Requirements in Kentucky

  • 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.
  • The applicant cannot be involved in any kind of crime involving illegal weapons.
  • The applicant must have a valid Kentucky driver’s license.
  • The applicant must have good communication skills.
  • The applicant must be in good physical condition.

Armed Security Guard Requirements in Kentucky

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

To learn more about the requirements to becoming a security guard, visit SecurityGuardTrainingHQ.com

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

Security Resources is here to help. Contact us today for assistance