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Anderson Security Academy provides the training and process to get you licensed.

Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) governing SG licenses for Security Guards

You must be licensed if…
  • You work for a security guard agency that pays you to provide security guard services to other companies.
  • Until you are licensed by DPS, you cannot wear a uniform and/or stand post as a Security Guard.
  • Licenses from other states are not recognized in Arizona.
  • Unless you fall under one of the Exceptions in ARS 32-2606, providing security guard services without a license is a class 1 misdemeanor. Additionally, a violation of these regulations can prevent you from obtaining a license in the future.


For more information about licensing and requirements for Security Guards, visit the

State of Arizona Department of Public Safety