2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 61: Professional and Occupational Licenses
Article 27B: Private Investigations Act, 61-27B-1 through 61-27B-36
Section 61-27B-16: Security guard; level one; registration; requirements. (Repealed effective July 1, 2018.)

NM Stat § 61-27B-16 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

61-27B-16. Security guard; level one; registration; requirements. (Repealed effective July 1, 2018.)

A. On or after July 1, 2007, every individual seeking employment or employed as a level one security guard shall file an application for registration with the department.

B. The department shall issue a registration for a level one security guard to an individual who files a completed application accompanied by the required fees and who submits satisfactory evidence that the applicant:

(1) is at least eighteen years of age;

(2) is of good moral character;

(3) has successfully completed an examination as required by department rule;

(4) has not been convicted of a felony or an offense involving dishonesty, an offense involving an intentional violent act or the illegal use or possession of a deadly weapon and has not been found to have violated professional ethical standards;

(5) has completed a curriculum approved in department rule consisting of level one security guard training prior to being placed on a guard post for the first time as a level one security guard; that training may be provided by:

(a) a public educational institution in New Mexico or an educational institution licensed by the higher education department pursuant to the Post-Secondary Educational Institution Act [21-23-1 NMSA 1978];

(b) an in-house training program provided by a licensed private patrol company using a curriculum approved by the department; or

(c) any other department-approved educational institution using a curriculum approved by the department and complying with department standards set forth in department rules;

(6) is employed by a private patrol company under the direct supervision of a licensed private patrol operator, a level three security guard or a private patrol operations manager; and

(7) meets other requirements set forth in department rules.

C. A private patrol company shall notify the department within thirty days from the date of termination of a level one security guard of the employment termination.

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