Kentucky: Unarmed Security Officers

Legislation and Details for Kentucky

Legislation/Source:

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Code of Ordinances
Title XI – Business Regulations
Chapter 124 – Armed Security Officers
And
Kentucky Revised Statutes

Authorizing Department

Louisville Department of Codes & Regulations
Specialty Licenses and Enforcement (ABC)

444 South 5th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 574-2508

Official Website

Licensure and License Fees

Kentucky, as a Commonwealth, does not formally regulate or oversee private security officers- either armed or unarmed. At the local level, such as major metropolitan areas like Louisville, there is oversight of weaponry and armed status.

Foreign Jurisdiction Licensure

 

Age Requirements

No baseline requirement

Citizenship

No baseline requirement

Experience

Not required

Exemptions

No baseline requirement

Permit Required

No baseline requirement

Requirement to carry an ID card

This information will be available soon

Moral Character

No baseline requirement

Fingerprint

No baseline requirement

Substance Abuse

No baseline requirement

Mental Health

No baseline requirement

Criminal History Background Check

No baseline requirement

Personal References

No baseline requirement

Training Requirements

No baseline requirement

Exam Requirement

No baseline requirement

Child Support

No baseline requirement

More Information

See the Armed Security Officer section for more information.

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