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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 126 page 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.

Recent Articles

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.

Security Officer Network Releases Initial Job Advancement Guide for Security Officers
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Security Officers are set to benefit from a just-released resource from The Security Officer Network. The Network's initial job advancement guide, targeting security officers in the Las Vegas area has been posted to the "Las Vegas Security Portal." The guide is the first of an expected series of job finding tips and tricks that may be used by security officers to advance from lower paying security guard jobs and into the higher paying assignments.


Tennessee Dispenses with Fingerprint Cards
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Future applicants for Tennessee security guard licensure no longer need worry about dealing with paper fingerprint cards. The state has entered into an agreement to use the IdentoGo electronic fingerprint service thus allowing for the electronic submission of fingerprints. Applicants are now able to go online to schedule an appointment to submit their fingerprints at the IdentoGo facility closest to them. After the appointment, the electronic fingerprints are provided to the state.


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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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Practice Test

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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.