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Security Officer and Armored Car Delivery Service License

Purpose and Definition
The licensing of all security officers and armored car delivery service businesses engaged in this trade within the City is necessary for the purpose of protecting and providing services to the citizens and businesses of the City.

“Armored care delivery service” means any person who accepts employment for hire, fee or reward to furnish delivery of money or other valuables from any business location or private home to any bank or other depository within the City.

“Security officer service” means any person who accepts employment for hire, fee or reward to protect private property, to furnish protection to private property by checking doors, windows and other exits of private property within the City or to furnish any other services incidental to and in connection with the protection of private property within the City, except those persons hired directly as security officers by businesses and whose full-time duties consist of keeping watch over a single store or single place of business.

How to Apply

Individual Application
Fee Schedule

Each application must be accompanied by a full set of fingerprints.  The fingerprint cards are also available at  the Community Development Department.  Fingerprinting is provided by the Lewiston Police Department on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Completed fingerprint cards and and a recent photograph must accompany the application for license when submitted to the Business Licensing office.

Insurance Bond
A surety bond authorizing you to do business in the state in the amount of $1,000 is required.  This bond or approved security must be taken in the name of the people of the the City of Lewiston

Time Frame
A license review takes approximately fifteen (15) working days from the time we receive the license application to the time you receive your license.