Armed Security Officer (Blue Card)
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Security personnel, uniformed or not, working with a firearm in the course of their assigned duties, must posses a “Class 1” endorsement on their state permit.
Students must qualify with the firearm they will be working with for the job.
*Please Note: As of October 1, 2004, it will be a prerequisite that all Armed Security Officers will need to qualify on a yearly basis with the firearm that they will be using in the capacity of their employment position. Documentation of this training must be supplied to the Special Licensing & Firearms Unit.
Course content includes:
Understanding CT Firearm law relative to the use of force in self-defense;
Legal justification for the use of force;
Alternatives to the use of deadly force;
Re-certification is required on an annual basis and the material covered is required by the state
Course fees include targets and safety equipment as well classroom handouts and materials
Ammo is NOT included
You will need 50rds to qualify with the firearm you will be using on the job
You be allowed 2 opportunities to pass the shooting qualification. If you do not pass the qualification after the second try there will be a $25 fee each time you wish to retake the qualification.
If you would like to add an additional firearm/s, each firearm will be an additional $25
If your employer is planning on paying for the certification for you please contact us before the date of the class.
To ensure a seat in the class, you must pre-register.
There are 2 ways to register:
Come to the range and leave a deposit,
Call the range and leave a deposit over the phone