Can a felon be an EMT in Georgia?
Similarly, can you have a felony and be an EMT?
Many ambulance services and hospitals require that anyone applying for a job as a paramedic have no felony arrests or convictions. Typically, a felon can become a paramedic if at least 10 years have passed since their release from incarceration.
Consequently, what can disqualify you from being an EMT?
State Regulations Each state sets its own licensing standards for EMTs. This means that you will need to check with your state licensing agency to determine whether your criminal record will disqualify you from becoming an EMT. Common disqualifying crimes include murder, attempted murder and sexual offenses.
A state board can deny a cosmetology license if the applicant has been convicted of a crime. When applying for state licensing as a cosmetologist, each application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. For a felony conviction the board considers the: Other related factors like any prior convictions.