VOC Receives Grant to Fund Free 47-Hour Armed Security Guard Certification Course for 6 Veterans

Veterans Outreach Center is looking for six veterans interested in a career as an armed security guard. Thanks to a generous donation, these veterans will be funded for a free 47-hour armed guard certification through Valor Training Group. Classes are anticipated to begin in July, and slots are on a first-come first-served basis. Class schedule is TBD based upon trainer and shooting range schedules.

Two days of classroom instruction
Scottsville Fire Department
385 Scottsville Mumford Rd
Scottsville, NY 14546

Four days on the range
Mumford Sportsman’s Club
8667 Gulf Rd
Leroy, NY 14482


  • Must have unarmed guard card (or be in transition from NYS)

  • Must have NYS pistol permit


  • Recommended semi-auto 9mm or 45 cal

  • 3 magazines

  • Level 3 holster (Recommended Safariland brand)

  • Duty belt

  • 4 keepers to keep pants belt and duty belt together

  • Magazine pouch for 2 magazines

  • Hearing & eye protection

  • Baseball cap

  • Cleaning kit

  • Range bag

  • Lock box guard card (bring every day)

  • Pistol permit (bring every day)

  • 500 rounds of full metal jacket

  • 200 rounds of jacketed hollow point

  • 5 rounds of 12 gauge slug 23/4”

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For more information, please contact Rick Saltrelli, Training Coordinator, at 585.295.7832.