Armed Security Options
Act 235 Certification Blog
The purpose of this blog is to share thoughts to help you…
- Successfully navigate the Act 235 Lethal Weapons Certification application process
- Choose a quality armed security school to take the required 40-hour Act 235 lethal weapons training program
- Keep your PA Act 235 certification armed security license active
- Survive as a working security professional, and...
- Learn about armed security career opportunities
As a clinical and forensic psychologist and Act 235 certified agent, I shall post entries when I have something important to say, and I shall also invite other Act 235 instructors and Act 235 certified security professionals to post entries.
Use the CONTACT FORM to submit questions about Act 235 by licking the contact link in the upper right corner of our Act235.net website. Fill out the CONTACT FORM by providing your full name, a working email address for you, and a working phone number for you. Then,...This is a good question. The best general answer is IT DEPENDS. Pennsylvania’s Act 235 law requires that Act 235 applicants pass a psychological examination to determine to a reasonable degree of professional psychological certainty whether applicants are...Act 235 certification is required to work most armed public safety jobs in Pennsylvania, unless the job is considered law enforcement and in that case, it would be Act 120 certification that is required. Act 235 certification is required to work any armed security job...The Pennsylvania State Police Lethal Weapons Training Program recently updated their requirements for the Act 235 Psychological Examination. The updated requirements standardize the psychological exam process. Expectations are clearer, making it less likely for...I don’t think so. Why would you want to do that? What does worthy psychologically mean to you? Perhaps you need a little therapy if you do not feel worthy? If you mean by what you are asking, that you are not sure you can trust yourself with a gun, then...The best thing to do is to read the Act itself as well as refer to the PA Crime Code. And by the way, this is covered in the 40 hour Act 235 Certification course. With that said, if you are NOT a sworn law enforcement officer, it is NOT your job to pursue, apprehend...We shall not be scheduling Comprehensive Act 235 Exam Sessions until some time in August 2016, but you can request a one-on-one appointment for the Act 235 Psychological Examination with Dr. Barabas by calling 570-629-4900. Completion time is approximately two hours....Working a security detail is not an “I” or a “Me” game. It is an “Us” proposition. A security officer or bodyguard who does not subordinate his or her own needs or “ego” in the interest of the client or the security team is likely to be a liability in a critical...You must take the MMPI-2 test in your Act 235 psychological examination. The MMPI-2 is a personality test that evaluates your psychological fitness for working in the security field as per the PA State Police Act 235 regulations. The MMPI-2 presents you with 567...All Act 235 applicants are required to pass a psychological examination because a security officer must be reliable, stable and dependable. Your employer will need to feel confident that you are trustworthy and honest. Your employer will need to know that you can be...