New Milford, CT, June 09, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The HF LearnSafety Firearms & Security Officer Training Center, based in New Milford, CT, is actively instructing men and women in Connecticut to become licensed unarmed and armed security guards. In addition, qualifying veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces taking these two training programs and are being fully reimbursed for the classes by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
“On-going violence has increased the need for better security at schools, businesses, industrial plants, health care facilities and for executive protection,” says Herb Furhman, owner of HF LearnSafety Training Center. Furhman, who is a Connecticut Police Academy firearm instructor and instructs the two guard courses for the Connecticut State Police says he has seen an increase in persons taking these required courses for employment and re-certification.
The Connecticut Security Officer “Guard Card” course is held both on a scheduled an on-demand basis. This is an 8 hour certified criminal justice and first aid program. Participants must be at least 18 years old and have a clean record.
The Connecticut Armed Security Officer “Blue Card” Courses are held on a scheduled and on-demand basis also in New Milford. This 8 hour one day course certifies men and women who wish to enter the security services field as an armed security guard in Connecticut. The next courses are listed on the website, www.hflearnsafety.com
To be a licensed armed security officer you must be 21 years or older, have a clean record; possess a CT state pistol permit and an appropriate firearm for security employment. Armed officers must also take the Connecticut Guard Card course as well.
The Blue Card Course includes a detailed review of Connecticut general statutes concerning employment and licensing in private detective and security services, use of force of persons and premises, criminal codes, U.S. federal firearms regulations, firearm safety, carrying and shooting techniques for uniformed and non-uniformed personnel and marksmanship skills. A written examination and live course of fire firearm qualification for security services personnel is part of the course requirements. Upon successful completion of the program, the participant may then apply to a security or private detective company for their Blue Card License and their state pistol permit to be amended as Class 1 by the Connecticut State Police for armed security services employment.
Both classes are led by Mr. Furhman is a firearms instructor for the Connecticut Police Academy, the NRA Law Enforcement & civilian divisions, The State of Utah. Mr. Furhman is also a retired police officer with over 30 years in state and municipal law enforcement.
For further information call Mr. Furhman at 203-947-4327, visit www.hflearnsafety.com or email email@example.com