Guard Resources

We occasionally publish tips, news, and referrals to 3rd parties that should be of help to any professional security guard; here is where you will find them. Tips and News for Security Guard Professionals

You need the 8-hour Powers To Arrest course in order to apply for the California guard card. After you receive the guard card through the mail, you have 30 days to complete another 16 hours of training. Then you have six months to complete another 16 hours of training +plus 8hrs of annual training.
Southern California provides much of the country's positions for VIP/celebrity bodyguards because of the concentration of VIPs in the area. Plenty opportunities abound for executive protection specialists. Another term for this type of work is "close protection agent" or "close protection…
The following material is directly from the Power To Arrest Manual from BSIS (Credit source: Power To Arrest Training Manual, BSIS, November 2005. A BSIS-licensed security training facility is required to provide the following material to all security guards as part of the guard card curriculum.…

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