Security personnel who carry a baton while on duty must be trained in the laws and use of the baton and posses the BSIS security guard registration and the BSIS Baton permit. This course satisfied four hours of the continued education of the electives skills training for security guards.
Must be 18 or older
Pass the written exam
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the baton.
Hours of credit 4
Security personnel who carry an air taser while on duty must be trained in the laws and use of the device and posses verified certification of training. This course satisfied four hours of the continued education of the electives skills training for security guards.
Must be 18 or older
Complete and the pass the 6 hour course and written examination
Security personnel may elect to carry pepper spray for some degree of self protection and must be trained in the use and effects of the agent.
This course satisfies 4 hours of required sixteen hours of security guard skills training as required by law.
Be at least 18 years of age
Have no convictions in the misuse of teargas
Have no felony convictions.
Have no convictions involving assault.
In the State of California, security guards who desire employment in an armed capacity must carry two permits issued by the State of California, Bureau for Security & Investigative Services; the security guard registration and the permit for exposed firearms. This course satisfies eight of the required sixteen hours of security guard skills training as required by law. The requirements for obtaining the Firearms Permit are as follows:
Be a United States Citizen or posses permanent legal alien status
Have no history of felonies or prohibiting misdemeanors.
Complete and pass the 14 hour firearms course at a BSIS approved training facility.
Submit to electronic fingerprinting and pass the background investigation.
Submit application and non refundable fee of $80.00 to BSIS.
Security guards who carry a firearms while on duty must also posses alternate means of self protection such as a baton, pepper spray or air taser.