Security Guard Requirements in Maryland


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Security Guard Training In Maryland

To qualify as an unarmed security guard in Maryland you must be certified. An applicant for security guard agency can become certified through the company for which they are applying. Your application will go through that company and forwarded to the Secretary of State.Basic Requirements for unarmed security guard in Maryland:

  • Must be at least 18 year old
  • Must be a United States citizen or registered resident alien
  • May be asked to submit to drug testing (which may be ongoing
  • May be asked to submit to a criminal background check
  • Must have good moral character
  • Have not committed any acts of fraud
  • Submit to fingerprinting

Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:

  • Driver’s License
  • Good physical conditioning
  • Be able to stand long periods of time
  • Good Communication skills

Training Curriculum

If training is provided or required, a basic training conducted may include but is not limited to the following;

  • Role of Private Security
  • Legal Aspects
  • Patrol and Observation
  • Incident Response
  • Security Resources: Surveillance operation and documentation
  • Customer Service Issues: Working with and addressing the public
  • First Aid Overview

Fees: Certain fees for the application or finger printing may be required and forwarded with your application, if hired.

For more information, please read TITLE 19. SECURITY GUARD AGENCIES AND SECURITY GUARD CERTIFICATION or call the Maryland State Police Licensing Division at 410- 653-4500.


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