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Welcome to SecurityOfficerHQ.com -- the Web's foremost free resource for those who want to transition from security guard to security professional.

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Security officers can find free security guard training material and the best security guard practice exam on the web.

Those who are seeking to start or manage their own security agencies will find helpful content in the free How to Start a Security Guard Company ebook and a host of articles discussing security agency management strategies.

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Are you a Beginner? Here's the Guide to Getting Started in Security

Are you a Security Guard who Wants to Transition to a Self Sufficient Security Professional? Here's how it's done.

  • 1. Get your copy of How to Make Money as a Security Guard. It contain helpful instructions for maximizing your income as a security officer.
  • 2. Download the free ebook How to Start a Security Guard Company. This free eBook is one of The Security Officer Network's most popular resources. It will walk you through the steps of taking control of your own destiny by starting your own private security firm.
Which U.S. States Require State Licensing of Security Officers and Which Do Not?
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38 states and the District of Columbia require state-level licensing/certification of security officers.

12 states do not require security guards to register with the state; although, depending on location, the officer may need to register with the local city government, e.g., neither Kansas nor Missouri require state licensing but officers from both states are required to register with their respective city governments. --> View Breakdown of States

How Much Does It Cost To Start a Security Company in 2018?
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There isn't much incentive to make a career working within one of the big security agencies. Even when an officer works his way up the ranks he will all-too-often become a human resource drone stuck behind a desk where he mostly tries to keep each shift staffed with a warm body.

So how much does it cost to get away from the big security companies and start a security company?

The low cost of entry presents one of the most attractive components of starting a business in the security industry. There are few upfront costs because running a security company requires very little in capital assets. Also the security business owner may choose to work one of his own standing posts. This allows him to continue earning an income without building in overhead for his own salary. Using this strategy he keeps upfront costs low while he builds his company. Here is a breakdown of the minimum required upfront cost.

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North Carolina Officers - Here's Your Chance to Work Panthers' Games
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Now is the time to sign up for event security at this year's Carolina Panthers' home games. Charlotte-area officers may reply to a recently-posted Craigslist ad to apply. The ad solicits those who are willing to work the Panthers' ten home games and an additional three NCAA college football games at Bank of America Stadium.
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The Unarmed Security Exam Prep Guide

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How to Start a Security Guard Company

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SecurityOfficerHQ.com is the exclusive provider of this free 140 page ebook. Less-comprehensive versions sell for $24, but, for the time being, you may get your copy for free right now only at SecurityOfficerHQ.com! Submit your name and email to receive your copy via email or click here to learn more about the book.






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The fifty question, free practice exam will test your unarmed security knowledge. It's the perfect test prep for those who must sit an exam before getting licensing.