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Can I Get a Florida Security Guard License if I have a Prior Conviction?

The short answer is YES. If you have been convicted of a crime, you must apply and get your civil rights restored through the Executive Clemency Program before you can get your Florida Security Guard License. Restoration of Civil Rights in Florida: The Restoration of Civil Rights in Florida restores all of the rights of citizenship of a former convict, except the specific authority to own, possess, or use firearms. Felony conviction occurred in Florida If you have been convicted (not just arrested) of a felony as described in Section 790.23, of the Florida state Statutes, then you need to apply and obtain Executive Clemency from Florida before you can apply and get a Security Guard License in Florida State. Felony conviction occurred in another US state If your felony conviction occurred in another US state, then you need to obtain the certificate of rehabilitation or restoration of civil rights by that state where the conviction occurred.…

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Wyoming Security Guard License Requirements

Salary and Prospects of Security Guard Jobs in Wyoming As per the latest employment statistics of Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for Security Guard job in Wyoming is indicated below. Number of persons employed as Security Guards in Wyoming is: 1,040 Annual Average Wage of a Security Guard in Wyoming is: $30,550.00. As of now, there are no Wyoming state regulations that pertain to armed or unarmed security guards. However; there may be requirements on the county or city level. To get the most accurate information on this, visit the local police station or the county clerk’s office.  Eligibility Requirement for Security Guard in Wyoming The basic requirements firms look for in hiring a security guard include:  Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, 21 years of age for an armed position.Applicant must be a legal United States citizen or registered resident alien.Applicant must have NO felony convictions.Applicant must have NO convictions involving the use of…

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Can you lose your Virginia Armed Security Guard License if arrested and do you have to report it to VA DCJS

The short answer is No. Not because of any type of arrest, but there are some conditions surrounding this depending on the nature of the arrest. An arrest is not a conviction. A person arrested illegally or under incorrect or false grounds may be released without any conviction. Please see the difference between an arrest and a conviction as explained below. Arrest versus Conviction: Arrest: An arrest can occur under many different circumstances. A simple traffic violation can lead to arrest due to some misunderstanding. A person may be arrested, taken into custody and later released because the prosecutor found that it is not appropriate to charge them with a crime. Conviction:A conviction happens, when a person is convicted of a crime, either because they have pleaded guilty of the crime or been found guilty of the crime by a court of law. The individual may be charged with a crime, and even go to trial. During…

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Can I apply for the SORA program if I have a prior conviction?

SORA (Security Office Registration Act) is the New Jersey state's License for Security Guards and is administered by the New Jersey State Police. Yes, it is possible that you can get a SORA license even if you have a prior conviction. The eligibility will be based on the status and nature of the prior conviction as explained below. First of all the good news is, as per the New Jersey state police website, persons with expunged and/or sealed criminal records will be considered for SORA. What is an Expungement? An expungement proceeding is a type of lawsuit in which a first time offender of a prior criminal conviction seeks that the records of that earlier process be sealed, making the records unavailable through the state or Federal repositories. If your convictions are not currently expunged then please continue reading to see if your records can be possibly expunged. As per New Jersey SORA regulations if the a…

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While working as Security Guard dispatcher, How do you respond to emergencies?

Security Guard Interview Question: You are substituting as a night dispatcher in the emergency response center for a security company who has multiple accounts. You get a call from a tenant from one of your client's small apartment community and the caller says that her baby is not breathing and not responding. Just when you hung up the phone, you get another call from a client in whose liquor store an armed robbery is in progress. Both premises are very near to your location, and you know that your guards can reach there faster than the police or a hospital ambulance. What would be your course of action in this scenario? The answer may seem obvious, but how do you detail your plan of action is the most important aspect of answering this question. Please comment your answers below. We will post a detailed possible answer in the next few days.

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How to prepare for a security guard interview?

Before you attend your job interview as a Security Guard or Security Officer please make sure you are prepared using the following guidelines : First and foremost, "Dress Up": Some may not consider the job of a Security Officer as a glamorous job. However during the interview, it is always a great idea to dress appropriately. During my long years of interviewing and hiring security guards, a lot of men/women will show up for the interview casually dressed. For me this is a huge red flag. The reason is, the interview is a formal event. You should demonstrate the impression that you are coming prepared for the interview. When I see you coming for the interview in casual clothing, I may not tell you anything, but in my mind I will undervalue your ability to perform your job. You see, a security officer is considered as an authority figure. So I expect you to be dressed sharply.…

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