2. Magazines or Speedloader - If using a semi-automatic
pistol, bring a minimum of 3 magazines, If using a revolver, bring a minimum of 2 speed loaders.
3. Holster, Belt, and Ammunition Carrier Pouches - The holster must be strong-side directional draw,
equipped with a handgun retention device and securely fastened to the gun belt. It is recommended that speedloaders and/or
magazine pouches should also be equipped with a retention device.
4. Eye Protection,
Ear Protection, and Baseball Style Cap - Safety glasses must be of the wrap around type or employ side panels. If
wearing prescription glasses, they must be covered with safety glasses unless they meet the above requirements. Ear plugs
or ear muffs (preferred), and a baseball cap with bill to deflect ejected brass must also be worn. NOTE: Students will NOT
be allowed on the range without wraparound or side-panel safety glasses.
Clothing - Students should bring appropriate clothing to participate in the range exercises. NOTE: Shorts are NOT
appropriate range clothing.
6. Duty Flashlight - hand-held, duty-type
flashlight capable of one-handed operation.
7. Note-Taking Material -
Pen, pencil, and paper to take notes with in the classroom and on the range. A jumbo permanent marker for use on the range.
8. Cleaning Equipment - Appropriate cleaning equipment for the firearm being
utilized at the school.
9. Optional Knee and Elbow Pads - Knee
and elbow pads are for kneeling and prone position shooting. Cover garment for concealed carry range exercises.
10. 47 Hour Armed Course: 400 rounds of duty or training handgun ammunition.
8 Hour Armed Course: 100 rounds of duty or training
11. Shotgun Shells: 25 Rounds of 12 gauge target
To change your
status from an unarmed security guard to an armed security guard, you must submit this form (Click Here) along with a certificate showing completion of a 47-hour firearms course.
• You must return your current security guard ID card.
armed security guards must complete an 8-hour annual firearms course. This course must be completed within one calendar
year of completion of the 47-hour firearms course, and every year