Armed Security Guards in the Private Security Sector are responsible for monitoring premises and property through physical presence and deter threats by using legally permitted weapons.
The primary role of an Armed Security Guard entails
guarding designated premises and people. The core
responsibility of an Armed Security Guard includes guarding life, property and premises against threats & risks. The role requires initiative and effective communication.
An Armed Security Guard needs to bear a good moral character, pleasing deportment, even temperament, healthy habits and good grooming in addition to being physically fit, mentally robust, intelligent and proficient in handling of firearms. He/ she needs to be alert, calm and confident to control situations effectively using personal initiative. The Guard’s presence needs to generate confidence in perilous situations.