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Security Peace Officer

Description:

An individual, employed in the gaming industry, who is responsible for the safety and security of all customers and employees and their assets. May be required to dispatch other officers. Reports directly to the security supervisor.

Certification Requirements:

An occupational license is required. Applicants must have good character and respect for the integrity of all participants. Every application is reviewed, updated and carefully processed by the Licensing unit before a license is issued.

Recertification Requirements:

Fingerprinting is required of each applicant. Where it is found that his/her participation in racing would be inconsistent with the public interest or the best interest of racing generally, a thorough investigation is conducted before unfavorable action is taken in the form of a denial, suspension or revocation of his/her license.

Age Requirements:

None

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

None

Fees:

None

Licenses Issued and Active:

  • From January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008, there were 727 Peace Officer licenses issued.
  • From January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009, there were 766 Peace Officer licenses issued.
  • From January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008, there were 400 Security Officer licenses issued.
  • From January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009, there were 419 Security Officer licenses issued.

Licensing Authority:

State of New York Racing and Wagering Board
1 Broadway Center, Suite 600
Schenectady, NY 12305-2553
Phone: (518) 395-5400
Fax: (518) 347-1250

Standard Occupational Classification:

33-9032.00 - Security Guards
To learn more about this occupation go to the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

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