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The Louisiana Board of Private Security Examiners licenses the following title: Security Officer (aka Security Guard).
Security Officers generally provide the following: Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. To obtain a license in this field one must have 16 hours of classroom and initial firearms instruction, and take a refresher course that is required annually.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be licensed and must be at least 21 years of age to be licensed to be armed.
For additional information regarding licensing or training opportunities please visit the board website or contact the board directly using the information provided below.