Responsible Vendor (“RV”) Security Personnel Card



The responsible vendor security card applies to individual working in bars or any establishment where alcoholic beverages are the principal commodity sold for consumption on the premises. Such individual shall complete a security personnel training course offered by an approved provider within 45 days after commencing employment and shall maintain a valid RV server/security personnel permit at all times thereafter. The RV security personnel are valid for four (4) years from the date of issuance.


The RV security personnel card does not authorize or license an individual who is employed by a contract security company whether armed or unarmed, to protect a person or persons or property or both, and whose duties include but are not limited to the following: (1) Prevention of unlawful intrusion or entry; (2) Prevention of larceny; (3) Prevention of vandalism; (4) Protection of property or person; (5) Prevention of abuse; (6) Prevention of arson (7) Prevention of trespass on private property; (8) Control, regulation, or direction of the flow or movements of the public, except on public streets, whether by vehicle, on foot, or otherwise; or (9) Street patrol service or merchant patrol service, which is any contract security company that utilizes foot patrols, motor vehicles, or any other means of transportation in public areas or on public thoroughfares in the performance of its security functions.





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