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Class “G” Statewide Firearm License

To carry a firearm in the performance of security duties, a security officer or security agency manager must obtain a Class “G” Statewide Firearm License.

The firearm must be required by the employing agency and must be carried openly, except as provided in subsection section 493.6115(4), Florida Statutes.

In addition to any other firearm approved by the department, licensee who has been issued a Class “G” license may carry a .38 caliber revolver; or a .380 caliber or 9 millimeter semiautomatic pistol; or a .357 caliber revolver with .38 caliber ammunition only; or a .40 caliber handgun; or a .45 ACP handgun while performing duties authorized under this chapter.  Learn about Firearm Waivers.

No licensee may carry more than two firearms upon her or his person when performing her or his duties.

A licensee may only carry a firearm of the specific type and caliber with which she or he is qualified pursuant to the firearms training referenced in s.493.6115(8) or s.493.6113(3)(b).

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Class “K” Firearm Instructor license

Individuals who provide training to persons applying for a Class “G” license must have a Class “K” Firearms Instructor license.

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