07/30/2027
$120.00person

Course Information

The Unarmed Guard course is an 8-hour block of instruction covering the required AZ DPS lesson plan.

The Armed Guard course is split into two 8-Hour blocks of instruction that fulfill the requirements from AZ DPS to become a certified armed security guard. The initial Armed Guard portion is a two day, 16-hour block of instruction that covers the legalities as it pertains to armed guard security work. After successfully completing the 50 round qualifying shoot, students will have completed all necessary training to become an armed guard under AZ DPS regulations.

***The Unarmed/Armed course covers all 24-hours of initial training for a new armed guard to work in Arizona***

Reference AZ DPS licensing unit at; https://www.azdps.gov/licensing/sg for information about which course of instruction is right for you, or contact our instructors via email at Training@Dbackshootingsports.com

COST:
$120.00

PREREQUISITES:

none

NOTES:

Must be lawfully allowed to train with firearms. 

What this course covers

  • Unarmed guard procedures
  • Armed guard procedures
  • Required 24 hour initial training course for Armed guards
  • Law and legal procedures and ARS statutes
  • De-escalation of a hostile situation
  • How to set up a duty belt
  • Safe firearm handling
  • Proper firearm grip, stance, draw, and defensive shooting
  • 50 round qualification with duty firearm for Armed guards

Required Gear

  • A privately owned firearm (rentals available at an additional cost)
  • Duty/belt with holster and two mag pouches
  • 50 rounds of ammunition for qualification (additional ammunition for any re-qualification)
  • Range appropriate attire (NO open-toed shoes)
  • Eye and Ear Protection, Sun Protection
  • Note taking material for the classroom portion

Our Instructors

A US Army 1st Infantry Division medic, JD served in Operation New Dawn in Iraq (2010-2011) a Medic. After his active duty service, he contracted as a civilian worldwide and continued to provide operational medical support across the Middle East and Africa. In addition, he served with Arizona’s own 1/158th National Guard unit. He taught over 200 Combat Life Saver (CLS) Courses during his time in service and has firsthand experience in combat trauma.

 

-NREMT and Combat Medic Trained
-Warrior Leader Course (WLC) 2013
-United States Army NCO

A US Army 82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (2008-2009), I also spend as much time as possible outside hunting and fishing. Having countless hours training with multiple weapon platforms from crew served weapons to pistols, and having trained military, law enforcement, and civilians. I organized Diamondback Training Center’s teaching methodology following Murphy’s law, and taking equal portions of military, law enforcement, and civilian training environments to give our students the best experience possible.

 

-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona Department of Public Safety, Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-Arizona Game and Fish Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor
-Sabre Red OC Spray Instructor
-ASP Baton, Handcuffing, and Flashlight Tactics Instructor
-CPR Certified

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

* To register click on one of the courses below

28 Apr
UNARMED / ARMED GUARD 24hr 4/28-4/30/2020

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Tuesday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
19 May
UNARMED / ARMED GUARD/24hr 5/19-5/21/2020

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Tuesday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States