Public Safety Training Association
7875 Convoy Court, Ste. 3
San Diego, CA 92111

Phone: (858) 292-8981
Fax: (858) 292-1549

Course Listings
New Security Officer Package

Guard Card Permit - All Phases

Guard Card and Firearms Combo

Firearms Permit

Firearms Requal

Baton Permit

Tear Gas and O.C.

Handcuff Training

CPR and First Aid

Defensive Strategies

CCW Permit

Get Started in the Security Field

What you need to know:


Applying by Mail: Applying online for Security Guard Application only (No Firearms): Once the Bureau has received the application information, processing fees and the criminal history background is approved, a "Clear" status will show on the Bureau's website with your Permit number and Expiration date. Then the Security Guard or Private Patrol Operator can verify the approval by checking the Bureau's "Verify a License" page located at When the "Clear" status shows on the site, a screen print out of the page may be used as a temporary Security Guard Registration so the Guard may be placed on assignment. The actual Security Guard Registration will be mailed to the applicant and may be received in 4-10 weeks.

An unarmed Security Guard placed on assignment must have the following documents on his/her person: