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Under no condition will a licensee, registrant or any other employee or agent of a licensee carry any sort of firearm or have anyone accompanying them who is carrying a firearm while soliciting new or prospective clients.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.01(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The issuance of an exposed weapons permit shall authorize the holder of such permit to carry a revolver of no greater caliber than a .357, or to carry a semi-automatic handgun of no greater caliber than a .45. The applicant for a weapon permit must submit proof of range and classroom training for the caliber weapon carried. All classroom training must be conducted using curriculum approved by the Board. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.01(3)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The holder of a weapons permit may be authorized to carry a shotgun upon request in writing to the board. Such request shall include supporting justification and reasons for the need to use such weapon;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.01(3)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The holder of a weapons permit who has been authorized to carry a shotgun must submit proof of two hours of classroom instruction within the past two years to include mechanics of the shotgun, components of the shot-shell, penetration power of the shotgun and safe handling of the shotgun.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.01(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The issuance of a concealed weapons permit shall authorize the holder of such permit to carry a revolver of no greater caliber than a .357, or to carry a semi-automatic handgun of no greater caliber than a .45. The holder of a concealed weapon permit must submit proof of firing range score for the caliber weapon carried.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.01(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The holder of any weapon permit issued by the board must qualify annually with the weapon carried or assigned. Proof of range scores must be retained by the license holder or agency.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/509-4-.02" name="509-4-.02" title="509-4-.02">Rule 509-4-.02 Uniforms</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Uniforms worn by licensees or registrants should not be confusingly similar to any uniforms used by any law enforcement agency in the State of Georgia.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Uniforms worn by licensees or registrants should state the name of the company, under which the license has been issued.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.02(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All security personnel, armed or unarmed, shall be required to wear a patch or armband on the upper left sleeve of the uniform with the word SECURITY shown in three quarter inch block lettering. Lettering of the word SECURITY shall be dark on light background or light on dark background. Patches or armbands may be applied by velcro closure bands, elastic bands or sewn patches. Effective August 1, 1993.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.02(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> No person licensed or registered by the board to provide security services shall wear a uniform while soliciting a new or prospective client unless requested by the new or prospective client.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/509-4-.03" name="509-4-.03" title="509-4-.03">Rule 509-4-.03 Confusing Names</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.03(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> No private detective or security agency will be approved for licensure if, in the opinion of the Board, the agency's name may be confused with the name of any public law enforcement agency or any nation, state, unit of local government or other governmental body, or if, in the opinion of the Board, the agency's name may mislead the public into believing that the agency is (or is associated with) a public law enforcement agency of any nation, state, unit of local government, or other governmental investigative body.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.03(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> No private detective or security agency will be approved for licensure if the agency's name includes the word "police".</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.03(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Licensed private detective and security companies shall operate only under the name in which the license was issued.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/509-4-.04" name="509-4-.04" title="509-4-.04">Rule 509-4-.04 Motor Vehicles</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.04(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Every motor vehicle which bears the identifying marks or name of any licensee must also include, conspicuously displayed, the license number issued to the agency by the board.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="509-4-.04(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Any security motor vehicle may display flashing or revolving amber lights after obtaining authorization from the Board of Public Safety. The licensee shall obey all the rules and regulations of the Department of Public Safety. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=40-8-92&amp;title=40#" target="_newtab">40-8-92</a>, a security motor vehicle may use amber lights as caution or warning devices, but may not use the amber lights to respond to emergency situations.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/509-4-.05" name="509-4-.05" title="509-4-.05">Rule 509-4-.05 Weapons Discharge Report</a></h2> <P>Any time a registrant, who is a holder of an exposed or concealed weapons permit, discharges the weapon which the permit authorizes the holder to carry other than on a supervised range, the licensed company for whom the registrant is employed shall immediately report to the board the circumstances surrounding the discharge of the weapon by the registrant. The report shall be made within ten (10) business days of the date of discharge and shall be made on forms provided by the board.</P> <h2><a href="/GAC/509-4-.06" name="509-4-.06" title="509-4-.06">Rule 509-4-.06 Reports</a></h2> <P>When requested by the client, reports of investigations shall be submitted in writing, along with a detailed accounting of investigative fees. Unless otherwise agreed upon, the reports shall be submitted within thirty (30) days after the completion of the investigation.</P> <h2><a href="/GAC/509-4-.07" name="509-4-.07" title="509-4-.07">Rule 509-4-.07 Similar Names</a></h2> <P>No company license shall be issued in the exact name as submitted on the application, if that name has been previously issued.</P> <h2><a href="/GAC/509-4-.08" name="509-4-.08" title="509-4-.08">Rule 509-4-.08 Advertising and Promotional Materials</a></h2> <P>Effective September 1, 2007, any advertising material distributed or published by a licensee of a private detective agency or security agency must display the agency license number as issued by the Board.</P> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.01" name="509-4-.01" title="509-4-.01">Rule 509-4-.01 Weapons</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.02" name="509-4-.02" title="509-4-.02">Rule 509-4-.02 Uniforms</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.03" name="509-4-.03" title="509-4-.03">Rule 509-4-.03 Confusing Names</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.04" name="509-4-.04" title="509-4-.04">Rule 509-4-.04 Motor Vehicles</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.05" name="509-4-.05" title="509-4-.05">Rule 509-4-.05 Weapons Discharge Report</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.06" name="509-4-.06" title="509-4-.06">Rule 509-4-.06 Reports</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.07" name="509-4-.07" title="509-4-.07">Rule 509-4-.07 Similar Names</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/509-4-.08" name="509-4-.08" title="509-4-.08">Rule 509-4-.08 Advertising and Promotional Materials</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2019 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia">Email Us</a> | 844-838-0769 | <a href="http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en" target="_blank" onclick="if(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf('opera') != -1 && window.event.preventDefault)window.event.preventDefault();this.newWindow = window.open('http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en&url='+escape(document.location.href)+'&referrer='+escape(document.referrer), 'webim','toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,status=1,menubar=0,width=640,height=480,resizable=1');this.newWindow.focus();this.newWindow.opener=window;return false;">Live Chat</a> </div> </div> </body> </html>