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Can conviction of 2c:29-9b in NJ, get my security guard

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Can conviction of 2c:29-9b in NJ, get my security guard license revoke in NYS?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your question. If you were convicted of the stated crime, it is considered a felony in NYS since it is a 4th degree crime and "indictable" in NJ. Under the laws of NYS for security guard licensing the applicant (carrier of a license) cannot have been convicted of a "serious crime." A felony is a serious crime, therefore, that could lead to the loss of your SG license. However, there is a process where someone can ask for relief from the disability (the serious crime). If they have been convicted of one felony and it is a first time conviction, the process is called "Certificate of Relief from Disabilities" (see link below).

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Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 1 year ago.

Hello again,

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