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Maine Security Guard Essentials Course

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Agreement and Eligibility Notification

Enrollment Agreement

I understand that I am enrolling in the online course Maine Security Guard Essentials. I further understand that I am taking the above course free of coercion and in order to gain knowledge in the field of security. I understand that my taking this course does not bind or obligate security agencies to hire me in any form or represent that I will be hired with any agency in any form. I also understand that this course will not license me in my state as a security officer.  

I understand that it is my responsibility to know and understand all current Maine State laws, rules, and regulations that pertain to security guards while performing the duties thereof, whether or not they are contained in this course.

Eligibility Notification

Please be advised that the state of Maine does not require individual security guards to be licensed, but does license contract security companies. However, the state does require that security guards meet the following qualifications: 

  • Is 18 years of age or older 
  • Is a citizen or resident alien of the United States 
  • Has not been dishonorably discharged from military service within the last 5 years 
  • Has not been convicted of a crime punishable by one year or more imprisonment, or within the past 5 years of any crime involving misrepresentation as a security guard, peace officer, or interference with labor organization and strikes. Full list of unlawful acts available here:  
  • Has not been adjudicated to have committed a juvenile offense involving conduct which, if committed by an adult, is punishable by one year or more of imprisonment or, within the past 5 years, a juvenile offense involving conduct which, if committed by an adult, is a crime enumerated in section 9412 
  • Does not have 3 or more convictions for crimes punishable by less that one year or imprisonment within the past 5 years 
  • Is not a fugitive from justice 
  • Is not a drug user or a person with substance use disorder 
  • Is not potentially dangerous to himself or others as the result of a mental disorder 
  • Has not been adjudicated to be an incapacitated person pursuant to  Title 18-C, Article 5, Part 3 or 4, or if a guardian or conservator has been appointed for that person, the guardianship or conservatorship has been terminated 
  • At the request of the contract security company, the commissioner or his designee, takes whatever action is required of him by law to allow the contract security company, the commissioner or his designee to obtain from: Hospitals and mental institutions either within or outside the State, limited to records of involuntary commitments; the courts; law enforcement agencies; and the military, information relevant to whether the natural person meets the requirements set forth.  

More information about security guard qualifications and licenses is available in Maine Revised Statute Title 32, Chapter 93:  

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