In Minnesota, the rules to become an unarmed security guard can be a little confusing because the rules talk mostly about something called a “Protective Agent.” But, with further reading, you will see that the Protective Agent is the company that is offering security services.
The contracting security agent must be licensed. However, an unarmed security guard hired by this Protective Agent doesn’t have to be licensed. He or she will fall under the license of the company. This then means that the company can require that certain criteria be met.
Basic requirements for unarmed security guard in Minnesota:
Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:
If training is provided or required, a basic training conducted may include but is not limited to the following:
Fees may be applicable.
For more information, please read the Minnesota Statute or call (651)793-2666.