(1) Private investigators and security guards seeking authorization to wear, carry, or possess a firearm in the performance of licensed duties shall submit a complete armed endorsement application, on a form prescribed by the department, and submit evidence of: 

(a) satisfactory completion of a firearms training program taught by a board-certified firearms instructor (CFI) and approved by the board or its designee under ARM 24.182.801; and

(b) the firearm(s) the licensee qualified with, by passing a shooting proficiency test following completion of the firearms training program required by (a).

(2) Licensees issued an armed endorsement are approved to wear, carry, or possess the firearms they qualified with, in the performance of licensed duties.


History: 37-60-202, 37-60-303, MCA; IMP, 37-60-101, 37-60-202, 37-60-303, 37-60-405, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 2918, Eff. 11/23/06; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1194, Eff. 5/14/10; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 1957, Eff. 10/28/17.