Armed Security Officer Firearm Requalification Course
June 1 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm$50 – $60
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Students Must Currently Have A Valid Armed Security License
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This is the qualification course for individuals who currently have an armed private security officer license and meets the required training hours as described in R156-63a-304. For common questions, see FAQ's below.
Students must have;
• All required equipment. If you do not have these items you will not be able to attend this course
We do not provide, sell or rent any firearms, duty gear or ammunition
• At Least 150 Rounds Of Factory New Ammunition
Absolutely No Reloaded Or Specialty Ammunition
• Eye & Ear Protection
• Proper Clothing (Hat, Collared Shirt, Jacket, etc.)
• Shoes/Boots (No Open Toed Shoes or Sandals)
• Cleaning Kit
• First Aid Kit
• Water / Hydration system
• Sun Screen / Insect repellent
IMPORTANT INFORMATION & SAFETY WARNING
• Handguns MUST BE UNLOADED in a holster, case or range bag BEFORE entering the building.
• All firearms will be verified unloaded by the instructor(s) prior to entering the classroom.
• NO ammunition will be allowed in the classroom. NO EXCEPTIONS
• All students must sign a Waiver and Release of Liability prior to live fire training, which will be completed in the classroom.
Students are expressly prohibited from being under the influence of alcohol or any other controlled substance which may affect judgment or coordination while attending this course.
SEE HOLSTER RESTRICTIONS IN FAQ'S BELOW
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
• Bring snacks and drinks, if you like
• Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start time of the class
• If you do not have ALL of the required items, you will not be allowed to participate in this course
• Students must obtain a passing score of at least 80% on the firearms range instruction using regular or low light conditions as described in R156-63a-604.
All armed security officers are required to complete 32 hours of continuing firearm education every two years.
ALL unarmed and armed private security officers are required to complete 16 hours of continuing education every two years as described in R156-63a-304 (2) and (3).
ALL armed private security officers are required to complete an additional 16 hours of continuing firearm education every two years as described in R156-63a-304 (4) and (5).
ALL required continuing education must be completed BEFORE renewing a private security officer license
Armed private security officers are required to complete four (4) hours of firearm continuing education every six (6) months.
The current time periods are from:
December 1st, 2016 to May 31st, 2017
June 1st, 2017 to November 30th, 2017
December 1st, 2017 to May 31st, 2018
June 1st, 2018 to November 30th, 2018
If an armed private security officer fails to complete the required four (4) hours of firearm continuing education within the six (6) month periods shown above, they receive "Penalty Hours".
An individual with an armed private security license who fails to complete the required four (4) hours of continuing firearms education within the appropriate six (6) month period will be required to complete one and one-half times (4 x 1 1/2 = 6) the number of continuing firearms education hours the licensee was deficient for the reporting period.
If an armed private security officer failed to complete the four (4) hours during the six month period of December 1st, 2016 to May 31st, 2017, they must now complete six (6) hours for that period, PLUS the regular four (4) hours required during the next six (6) month period of June 1st, 2017 to November 30th, 2017.
A SERPA holster has a retention device that locks the handgun's trigger guard into the holster. The handgun is drawn by pressing a button with the index or "trigger" finger. Putting pressure on the button and then quickly drawing the handgun meant there was a possibility that your finger could slip into the trigger guard, negligently press the trigger and there have been incidents where an individual has shot themselves in the leg while drawing.
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) conducted a study and has banned SERPA holsters on all their ranges stating, "Holsters that possess a single tension release mechanism that is located proximal the trigger guard area of the firearm are problematic and pose a safety hazard." see study here.
Safety is our number one concern. For this reason, we do not allow these holsters in our training courses.
All Private Security Officer Licenses expire on November 30th of every EVEN numbered year (2018) unless the license was issued within one (1) year of the expiration date.
If a security license was issued on November 29th, 2017, it will expire on November 30th, 2018.
If a security license was issued on December 1st, 2017, it will expire on November 30th, 2020.
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