In the security services, security guards or bodyguards are the ones who ensure people’s security. Bad incidents can happen anytime and anywhere and threaten the safety of the clients. That’s the time when security guards or bodyguards need to be equipped with combat gear to support them on duty. What do the combat gears include? Where do we get permission to use them? Are there any legal documents related to this? Let’s explore it in this article.
Reason for using combat gears in security
In this industry, while security guards or bodyguards are conducting important missions, if bad incidents happen and threaten the clients or the security sites, combat gear is needed to support the security guards or bodyguards. What do the combat gears include?
Pursuant to the Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosives, and Combat Gears, Article 3, Clause 11, it stipulates that:
“Combat gear” means equipment or military animals used for carrying out missions and providing protection, which aims to reduce and prevent the violators from resisting or running away, protect law enforcement officials, and people performing protection missions, or give signals of emergency.
What do they include?
Combat gears for security forces at agencies or business enterprises. They will vary depending on each security site. Specifically, common combat gears include as follows:
- Rubber stick, iron stick, rubber whip, electric whip;
- Stun guns, guns shooting asphyxiant gas, guns shooting poisons, tranquilizer guns, coilguns, net guns, etc; and ammunition used for these types of guns;
- Devices used for spraying tear gas, asphyxiant gas,…
- Stun batons, rubber batons, etc
Besides, the labor force working in some particular industries. For example, such as police and aviation security. They will be equipped with particular combat gear. Moreover, they also act like tools supporting the workers on duty. Whatever industry they are in. In conclusion, all of them have to be cautious and responsible.
These combat gears are only used for purpose of prevention and safety assurance. However, some security guards have used them wrongly to resolve their personal problems. Therefore, companies and businesses in this industry. They also need to have a strict and safe employee and combat gear management system. So that they can avoid unexpected incidents.
Procedures for getting a license
A security service company or business must be licensed by government authorities to be able to use combat gear. Procedures for getting a license to use combat gear for security guards and bodyguards of a specific security company include:
- Local organizations and enterprises that need licensing to use combat gears. They shall submit their personal files to the Police Offices for Administrative Management of Social Order directly under Police authorities of central-affiliated cities or provinces
- The officer receives and checks the validity of the documents put in the files. If they meet all requirements, the process will start. After that, information on the files will be in the archive.
- Third, record and hand over the filing receipt to the person appointed by the enterprise to apply. If the file is eligible but lacks some steps in the procedure, and the declaration is not accurate. Then, the business representative will be guided on the missing contents and re-declaration.
- If requirements are not met. Then, the competent authority will not accept the file. Moreover, they will clearly state the reason for not accepting it to the agency, organization, or business that has requested a license to use the combat gear.
- The business or organization representatives will go to the place where they submit their files to receive the license on the date written in the filing receipt.
To get more information or apply to this position, you can contact PMV via:
Ho Chi Minh City Branch
- 40/18 Tran Nao Street, An Khanh Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: 028 – 3740 7026 ~ 28
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dong Nai Branch
- 27/1, Pham Van Thuan Street, Binh Da Ward, Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Province.
- Tel: 0251- 730 8838
- Email: email@example.com
- HP: +84 975 989 964
- C20910, Vinhomes D.’Capitale, 119 Tran Duy Hung Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi
- Tel: 024-7305 8838
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- HP: +84 975 989 962
- 421 Tran Hung Dao Street, An Hai Tay Ward, Son Tra District, Danang City
- Tel: 0236 – 730 8838
- Email: email@example.com
- HP: +84 975 989 965