Arizona Revised Statutes - Title 32 Professions and Occupations - Section 32-2632 Duty of licensee to provide training of security guards; records; firearms training

32-2632. Duty of licensee to provide training of security guards; records; firearms training

A. An agency licensee shall provide eight hours of preassignment training of all persons employed as security guards before the employee acts in the capacity of a security guard. The required training curriculum shall be established by the department.

B. All renewal applicants shall complete eight hours of refresher training within ninety days before submitting a renewal application. The department shall establish the required training curriculum.

C. Every agency licensee shall keep an accurate and current record of pertinent information on all persons employed as security guards, which shall be made available to the department in the event of an alleged violation of this chapter.

D. At least sixteen hours of initial firearms instruction and eight hours annual continuing firearms instruction in the use of the weapon used by the security guard is required if a firearm is used within the scope of employment. All firearms training and qualifications shall be conducted by a firearms instructor certified by the department and shall be completed before the security guard is assigned to any position requiring the carrying of a firearm. The licensee shall provide a monthly report to the department identifying all armed security guards employed by the agency.

E. The department shall adopt rules for both of the following:

1. Certification of firearms instructors who provide the firearms training required by subsection D.

2. A firearms training curriculum.

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