|(a) Commissioned security officers and personal protection
officers may only carry a firearm of the category with which they
have been formally trained as required under the Act and this chapter,
and for which documentation of the training is on file with the department.
(b) The recognized firearm categories are:
(1) SA--Any handgun, whether semi-automatic or not;
(2) NSA--Handguns that are not semi-automatic; and
(c) Commissioned security officers and personal protection
officers must exercise care and sound judgment in the use and storage
of their firearms.
(d) No security officer may carry an inoperative, unsafe,
replica, or simulated firearm in the course and scope of employment
or while in uniform.
(e) No commissioned security officer or personal protection
officer may brandish, point, exhibit, or otherwise display a firearm
at anytime, except as authorized by law.
(f) The discharge of a firearm by a security officer
while on duty or otherwise acting or purporting to act under the authority
of a security officer commission shall be immediately reported to
the officer's employer. The employer must notify the department of
the discharge of a firearm in writing within twenty-four (24) hours
of the incident. The notification to the department must include:
(1) The name of the person discharging the firearm;
(2) The name of the employer;
(3) The location of the incident;
(4) A brief description of the incident;
(5) A statement reflecting whether death, personal
injury, or property damage resulted; and
(6) The name of the investigating or arresting law
enforcement agency, if applicable.