Armed officers are trained in all facets of protecting a person or a property. Often, the security company that hires and manages these security guards provides the needed training. The training includes operating a surveillance system, the use of firearms and doing street surveillance. Of course, there are also the standard patrol duties. Armed guards have a large spectrum of clients and locations to protect creating quite a varied job.
Armed security Officers are trained to perform their dutie different sposts. These might include, government buildings, banks, political events, and even personal protection services. Personal protection services might include protecting dignitaries, movie stars. They can also be assigned to man and operate closed circuit televisions (CCTV) as they are trained and knowledgeable in operating these systems. There are also the standard patrol duties as are often found in apartment and mall security. Armed guards have a large spectrum of clients and locations.