Proprietary Private Security Officer (PPSO)

Proprietary Private Security Officer (PPSO)

If you work directly for a bar, a restaurant, a commercial building or on an estate instead for a Security Company, you need this license in California.

Proprietary Private Security Officer Certification

Complete two-day training consists of a total of 16 hours of Classroom Theory

  • 2 hours Power to Arrest
  • 2 hours Weapons of Mass Destruction

An additional 12 hours of training will cover the following:

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Public and Employer Responsibilities

You are required to obtain a PPSO registration if you work exclusively for one employer, and your primary duty is to provide security services for an employer, your services are not contracted to any other entity or person, and you meet both of the following criteria. Further, you are required to wear a distinctive uniform clearly identifying you as a security officer, and you are likely to interact with the public while performing your duties.

Proprietary Private Security Officer Procedures

  • Complete two-day training consists of a total of 16 hours of Classroom Theory
  • 2 hours Power to Arrest
  • 2 hours Weapons of Mass Destruction

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