The Valor Training Group, LLC is licensed by New York State to conduct security guard training in compliance with the NYS Security Guard Act of 1992, which requires that all security officers receive standard training required for pre-employment and on an annual basis.

Our security training instructors are all New York State certified and have many years of experience in training in both law enforcement and security industry environments.

Training for security guards was mandated by the Security Guard Act of 1992. The Act requires that all security guards complete three training courses. Armed guards are required to complete two additional training courses. All courses must be conducted at approved training schools, by certified instructors. The Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety provides administrative oversight for private security training in New York State.

Valor Training Group, LLC provides the following courses as mandated by New York State law and regulated by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services:

  • Guards who carry firearms are required to complete a 47 Hour Firearms course before they can be licensed as an armed security guard. This course includes seven hours of classroom instruction in the Use of Force (NYS Penal Law Art. 35) followed by a written examination, and 40 hours on the firing range followed by weapons qualification. Upon successful completion of this course the guard is issued a training certificate. This certificate must accompany the security guard’s registration application when submitted to the Department of State.