To apply for a California Security Guard Card, access the website of Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, Department of Consumer Affairs or apply via mail using the address given on the website. Before applying... More » Business & Finance Careers Applying & Interviewing

The best way to get a security guard card online is to complete a pre-licensing course, according to Practical Defense Systems Security. The security guard card class is an eight-hour course and can be completed in just ... More » Business & Finance Careers

Private guards in California are mandated to carry both photo identification and valid security certification while on duty. The State of California handles such certification through the Bureau of Security and Investiga... More » Business & Finance Careers
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