Article 1 General Provisions 32-2601 – 32-2610
Article 2 Agency Licensing 32-2611 – 32-2617
Article 3 Registration Certificates 32-2621 – 32-2625
Article 4 Regulation 32-2632 – 32-2642

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 26

  • Advertising: means submitting bids, contracting or making known by any public notice, publication or solicitation of business, directly or indirectly, that services regulated under this chapter are available for consideration. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Agency license: means a certificate that is authenticated by the department and that attests that a qualifying party is authorized to conduct the business of private security guard service in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Applicant: means a person who has submitted a completed application and all required application and fingerprint processing fees. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Armed security guard: means a registered security guard who wears, carries, possesses or has access to a firearm at any time during the course of employment. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Associate: means a person who is a partner or corporate officer in a security guard agency. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Board: means the private investigator and security guard hearing board established by section 32-2404. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Conviction: means an adjudication of guilt by a federal, state or local court resulting from trial or plea, including a plea of no contest, regardless of whether or not the adjudication of guilt was set aside or vacated. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Department: means the department of public safety. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Design: means street alignment, grades and widths, alignment and widths of easements and rights-of-way for drainage and sanitary sewers and the arrangement and orientation of lots. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Director: means the director of the department of public safety. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Emergency action: means a summary suspension of a license pending revocation, suspension or probation in order to protect the public health, safety or welfare. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Employee: means an individual who works for an employer, is listed on the employer's payroll records and is under the employer's direction and control. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Employer: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter, who employs an individual for wages or salary, who lists the individual on the employer's payroll records and who withholds all legally required deductions and contributions. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Final plat: means a map of all or part of a subdivision essentially conforming to an approved preliminary plat, prepared in accordance with the provision of this article, those of any local applicable ordinance and other state statute. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Firearms safety training instructor: means a person who provides classroom and range instruction to applicants for armed security guard certification. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Identification card: means a card issued by the department to a qualified applicant for an agency license, to an associate or to a registrant. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Improvement: means required installations, pursuant to this article and subdivision regulations, including grading, sewer and water utilities, streets, easements, traffic control devices as a condition to the approval and acceptance of the final plat thereof. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a licensee or registrant that while there is insufficient evidence to support probation, suspension or revocation of a license or registration the department believes the licensee or registrant should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the information being submitted to the department may result in further disciplinary action against the person's license or registration. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Licensee: means a person to whom an agency license is granted pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • municipality: means an incorporated city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Planning agency: means the official body designated by local ordinance to carry out the purposes of this article and may be a planning department, a planning commission, the legislative body itself, or any combination thereof. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Plat: means a map of a subdivision:

    (a) "Preliminary plat" means a preliminary map, including supporting data, indicating a proposed subdivision design prepared in accordance with the provisions of this article and those of any local applicable ordinance. See Arizona Laws 9-463

  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Private security guard service: means any agency, individual or employer in the business of furnishing to the public for hire, fee or reward dogs, watchmen, patrol services, private security guards or other persons to protect human life or to prevent the theft or the misappropriation or concealment of goods, wares, merchandise, money, bonds, stocks, notes, choses in action or other property, valuable documents, papers and articles of value. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Proprietary company: means a company that employs security guards or armed security guards solely for use of and service to itself and not for others. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualifying party: means the individual who meets the qualifications under this chapter for an agency license. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Registrant: means an employee of a licensed agency who is qualified to perform the services of a security guard. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Registration certificate: means a certificate that is authenticated by the department and that attests that an employee of a business holding an agency license has satisfactorily complied with article 3 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Security guard: means any person employed by a private security guard service or proprietary company as a watchman, patrolman, bodyguard, personal protection guard or private security guard or any other person who performs security guard services, but does not include any regularly commissioned police or peace officer or railroad police appointed pursuant to section 40-856. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Security guard training instructor: means a person who provides instruction to applicants for unarmed security guard certification. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Street: means any existing or proposed street, avenue, boulevard, road, lane, parkway, place, bridge, viaduct or easement for public vehicular access or a street shown in a plat heretofore approved pursuant to law or a street in a plat duly filed and recorded in the county recorder's office. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Subdivision: means any land or portion thereof subject to the provisions of this article as provided in section 9-463. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Subdivision regulations: means a municipal ordinance regulating the design and improvement of subdivisions enacted under the provisions of this article or any prior statute regulating the design and improvement of subdivisions. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Unprofessional conduct: means any of the following:

    (a) Engaging or offering to engage by fraud or misrepresentation in activities regulated by this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2601

  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215