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Act 330 of 1968
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PRIVATE SECURITY BUSINESS AND SECURITY ALARM ACT

Act 330 of 1968

AN ACT to license and regulate private security guards, private security police, private security guard agencies, private college security forces, and security alarm systems servicing, installing, operating, and monitoring; to provide penalties for violations; to protect the general public against unauthorized, unlicensed and unethical operations by individuals engaged in private security activity or security alarm systems sales, installations, service, maintenance, and operations; to establish minimum qualifications for individuals as well as private agencies engaged in the security business and security alarm systems and operations; to impose certain fees; to create certain funds; and to prescribe certain powers and duties of certain private colleges and certain state departments, agencies, and officers.


History: 1968, Act 330, Imd. Eff. July 12, 1968 ;-- Am. 1975, Act 190, Imd. Eff. Aug. 5, 1975 ;-- Am. 2000, Act 411, Eff. Mar. 28, 2001 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 473, Eff. Oct. 1, 2002 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 68, Imd. Eff. May 13, 2010


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 338.1051SectionShort title.
Section 338.1052SectionDefinitions; persons not subject to act.
Section 338.1053SectionLicense required; permission for device delivering recorded message to public service, utility, or police agency required; violation; penalty.
Section 338.1054SectionIssuance of separate licenses for different security services; private detective or investigator services.
Section 338.1055SectionLicense; issuance; term; local license not required.
Section 338.1056SectionLicense; qualifications; compliance; "armed forces" defined.
Section 338.1056aSectionLicense to operate private college security force; issuance to private college or university.
Section 338.1057SectionLicense; application; references; investigation; approval; nonrenewable temporary license; fees; section inapplicable to private college security force.
Section 338.1058SectionApplication; signature and verification; contents; photographs; section inapplicable to private college security force.
Section 338.1059SectionLicense; issuance; term; revocation; form; fees; bond; additional license for branch office; refunds; receipt of completed application; issuance of license within certain time period; report; security business fund; service in armed forces; waiver of fee; “completed application” defined.
Section 338.1060SectionLicense; revocation; grounds; failure to pay fines or fees; surrender of license; misdemeanor.
Section 338.1061SectionRefund of application or license fee.
Section 338.1062SectionPosting certificate of license.
Section 338.1063SectionChange in name or location; report; failure to notify department.
Section 338.1064SectionIdentification card; issuance; form; contents; recall; custody; unauthorized use; suspension and reinstatement; duplicates.
Section 338.1065SectionNonassignability of license.
Section 338.1066SectionUnlawful manufacture of badge or shield; unlawful display of badge, shield, card, or license; distribution of card or license; buying or receiving spurious identification; violation; penalty; confiscation of card or license; separate offenses.
Section 338.1067SectionEmployees of licensee; conduct and qualifications; personnel information; employee roster to be filed with department; false statements or representations; revocation of license; misdemeanor.
Section 338.1067aSectionNotifying law enforcement agency of suspected crime.
Section 338.1068SectionEmployment of unqualified employees; fingerprints; fee; background check of prospective employee; employment application; refusal to surrender identification.
Section 338.1069SectionUniform and insignia; shoulder identification patches or emblems; badge or shield; deadly weapons; tactical baton.
Section 338.1070SectionConfidentiality of information; false reports, penalty.
Section 338.1071SectionViolations of act; report of convictions.
Section 338.1072SectionAdvertising.
Section 338.1073SectionTrade names; approval.
Section 338.1074SectionCompliance with labor laws.
Section 338.1075SectionRenewal license; application; bond; fee; date; form; approval; effect of failure to renew; deposit of fees into security business fund.
Section 338.1076SectionContinuation of business upon death of licensee; notice; sale of business.
Section 338.1077SectionDepartmental agents; employment, powers, rules and regulations.
Section 338.1078SectionRepealed. 2000, Act 411, Eff. Mar. 28, 2001.
Section 338.1079SectionLicensure of private security police; rules; applicability of act to private security guards and police; use of pistols.
Section 338.1080SectionPrivate security police officers; arrest powers; limitations.
Section 338.1081SectionTraining requirements.
Section 338.1082SectionViolation of act; penalty.
Section 338.1083SectionInstallation or operation of security alarm systems; requirements.
Section 338.1085SectionRepealed. 2000, Act 411, Eff. Mar. 28, 2001.
Section 338.1087SectionApplicability of section to private college security forces; authorization; action by governing board; designation of private college security officer; qualifications; rules; fee.
Section 338.1088SectionCreation of private college security force; approval of county prosecuting attorney, sheriff, and city police chief.
Section 338.1089SectionPower to make arrests; limitation.
Section 338.1090SectionPrivate college security force oversight committee.
Section 338.1091SectionParticipation in state, county, or municipal retirement system prohibited; uniforms, vehicles, and badges distinct from local law enforcement agency.
Section 338.1092SectionLiability insurance.