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American Tactical Training Academy is a premier training facility for Armed and Unarmed security professionals. We offer DCJS certified courses taught by expert instructors to bring your skill level to the next level. If you are currently a licensed Security Guard in need of completing the annual certification requirements or you are searching for a new career, American Tactical Training Academy is the training academy to choose. Our Security Guard School Director is a DCJS Certified Master Firearms Instructor with over 20 years of law enforcement training experience, and is dedicated to educating and enhancing the skillset of academy attendees. Our modern classroom and indoor firearms training facility is conveniently located in Green Island, NY just minutes off I-787.
The New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services - Office of Public Safety provides administrative oversight for mandated security training and approves security guard training schools. American Tactical Training Academy has been approved to provide individuals and Security Guard employees the necessary training mandated by the state to obtain and maintain employment as a Security Guard.
American Tactical Training Academy is equipped with a separate training area, apart from the divided lanes, to better serve the trainee in learning and practicing more realistic tactical scenarios. With a 14-lane state-of-the-art firearms training range, three-lane tactical training area, and DCJS certified instructors, your education and skillset improvement are our top priorities. Our 25-yard indoor range offers environmentally comfortable surroundings with moving targets, and all the amenities it takes to create an excellent learning and practice environment for the armed security professional.
DCJS Mandated for Security Guards
Training Required for all Security Guards
This is the general introductory course. You must complete this course and submit a copy of the certificate issued to you with your security guard application.
A course relevant to the duties of guards, requirements of the work site, and the needs of the employer. You must complete this training within 90 days of employment as a security guard.
This course must be completed each calendar year you hold a security guard registration. Your registration is issued for two years, therefore, you must complete two 8-Hour Annual In-Service training courses within your registration effective and expiration dates to be eligible for renewal.
You must possess a valid NYS Pistol Permit and security guard registration to enroll in this course. Upon successful completion of this course, you must submit a copy of the certificate with your application for an armed guard registration upgrade.
This course must also be completed each calendar year which you hold an armed security guard registration. Your registration is issued for two years, therefore, you must complete two 8-Hour Annual Firearms training courses within your registration effective and expiration dates to be eligible for renewal.
American Tactical Training Academy offers many other private and group firearms training courses that are not mandatory but are beneficial to the trainee in their decision making and tactical responses to situations.
All of our instructors at American Tactical Training Academy are DCJS certified and are current or retired Law Enforcement Officers with extensive real-life experience and training to give you and your employees a more practical and realistic education to meet the demands of the security and public safety careers of today.
Contact us today to register for your class (518) 274-1911