Gain the credentials and confidence to be an Armed California Security Officer with our comprehensive Firearms Training program in conjunction with our Baton and Pepper Spray courses.
Our instructors provide top rated classroom and practical training so students have a complete understanding of the courses.
FIREARMS COURSE 14 Hour Course (2 days)
What type of Gun Caliber can you carry? Qualify with .38, .357, 9mm, .40, .45 your choice of two Calibers $260.00
DOJ Finger Prints = $32.00
FBI Finger Prints = $17.00
Firearms Eligibility = $38.00
Live Scan Fee = $20.00
Firearm Students that need to finger print – this is your Total $367.00
Firearm Students that DO NOT need to finger print – this is your Total $260.00
Ammunition Targets, Guns, Holsters & all Training Equipment are Provided at no extra cost!!!
State I.D. is required, Plus proof of citizenship or legal residency. Bring one of the following!
Your County Registered Birth Certificate, Military I.D., DD214 or your US Pass Port!!
Call for more information. Drivers License is not proof of citizenship or legal residency. Must be 18 years and older!!!
Your Firearm Permit is valid for two years. Upon receiving your initial Firearms Permit, you must re-qualify (shoot) every four to six months. Not earlier than four months and no later than six months!
FIREARM REQUIREMENTS (FACT SHEET)
Firearms Requirements for Security Guards, Alarm Agents, Private Investigators and Private Patrol Operators
Even if you are licensed or registered in the security, alarm, or private investigation fields, you may not carry a gun on duty – whether loaded or unloaded – unless you have been issued an exposed firearm permit by the Department of Consumer Affairs. You must keep the permit with you at all times while on duty.
Note: It is illegal for a licensee or registrant to carry a CONCEALED weapon on duty without a permit issued by local authorities.
Filing an Application
To apply for a firearm permit, you must:
Take a 14-hour course (8 hours classroom, 6 hours range) in the carrying and use of firearms given by a Bureau- certified firearms training instructor at a Bureau certified training facility
Pass the written examination and practical range qualification given at the end of the course
Be a United States citizen or have permanent legal alien status; and
When submitting your firearm permit application, you are to pay an application processing fee of $80.00 to BSIS. Send a Cashier Check or Money Oder. Personal Checks take 3 – 6 weeks to clear. Also submit a completed Live Scan Finger Print Form (which is appropriate to your license or registration) signed by the Live Scan site operator. A $38 Firearm Eligibility application, $32 Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint processing fee and $17 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint processing fee must be paid at the Live Scan site. Send your application package to the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, P.O. Box 989002, West Sacramento, CA 95798-9002