Training & Selection



Kingston 17 Private Security  develops and conducts training and education programs designed to instill knowledge, a sense of pride and commitment to learning; establishing a platform for advancement within the company and the security profession.



At Kingston 17 Private Security  we offer the highest training possible, exceeding the training guidelines of most states licensing authorities. Our officers are either formerly or currently serving in the United States military or in local and state law enforcement.



Kingston 17 Private Security  conducts training that exceeds that of any of our competitor’s programs



The knowledge of our management team is passed on to our new employees.



In addition to the state mandated certification courses, Kingston 17 Private Security personnel must attend 40-hour Police Defensive Tactics Training, 24-hour Patrol Techniques & Criminal Law, and 16-hour Customer Service Seminar.



They are screened using the strictest requirements, among which are:



  • Travel Warnings
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Local, state and national background checks are done on a routine basis.
  • Drug screening is consistently done to insure the highest level of professionalism and safety for all concerned
  • International terrorism check
  • We do not hire any persons with convictions of any type
  • Driving record is just as important as criminal record checks


You can rest assured that you will be in excellent hands with Kingston 17 Private Security



Each employee is screened yearly for some areas and a minimum of every six months on others. Also we conduct random drug and alcohol screenings to ensure our officers are acting at the highest levels of integrity



At Kingston 17 Private Security we are very particular about whom we allow to represent our company and serve you. Although we have strict hiring standards, we still have training for all officers before they can put on a uniform. We use industry leading training to conduct and to maintain the highest levels of professionalism and readiness. The type of training we offer at Kingston 17 Private Security:



  • Patrol tours
  • Terrorist/homeland security
  • Fire arms
  • Other weapons training
  • International terrorism check
  • Report procedures


We train each of our officers in the Peace Officers training course (the same course used by law enforcement) within 90 days of the start of employment.





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