The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 53rd Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2019.
This online version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is primarily maintained for legislative drafting purposes and reflects the version of law that is effective on January 1st of the year following the most recent legislative session. The official version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is published by Thomson Reuters.
1. An officer or employee of the federal government, this state or a political subdivision of this state while the officer or employee is performing official duties.
2. An individual who performs security related work at:
(a) A commercial nuclear generating station that is subject to federal regulatory requirements.
(b) A company that is subject to department of defense regulatory requirements.
3. A company that employs security guards solely for use of and service to itself and not for others and that complies with the following requirements:
(a) If the company’s security guards are armed, each guard must complete sixteen hours of firearms training initially and complete an additional eight hours of refresher training each year thereafter.
(b) If the security guard wears a uniform or badge, the uniform or badge must strictly conform to the standards established by the department pursuant to this chapter.
(c) The company must annually submit an affidavit to the department that attests to the company’s compliance with its internal procedures that require a background investigation for each of its security guards.
4. The Arizona rangers organization as identified in section 41-4201, or authorized persons performing official Arizona ranger duties when in the service of a nonprofit organization recognized under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code.