Please call 530-848-0322, or 530-635-2265 if you wish to sign up for a class.
San Jose at 1735 North First Street, Suite 104, 95112
Milpitas at The Seasons Market Place at Landess - Seafood City
Yuba City at specialized locations to be announced.
PRE-SIGN UP REQUIRED:
We will need a deposit and your information to save a seat for you for the class or classes you wish to take.
"POWERS OF ARREST AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION" course of instruction is required to obtain a security guard license called a security guard card. This is an eight (8) hour class. The class follows all Bureau of Security and Investigative Services requirements.
EXPOSED FIREARMS PERMIT is required to apply to carry a firearm while on duty as an armed security guard. The class follows all Bureau of Security and Investigative Services requirements. This class is held for two (2) full days. One day is lecture and a test at the end of the class. The second day is held at the San Leandro Rifle & Pistol Range at 3001 Davis St, San Leandro, CA 94577 or at other locations as arranged when you sign up for the class. The range fees including ammunition, firearms rental, eye protection, ear protection, and the targets are paid by the student.
BATON TRAINING CLASSES:
Baton training classes are required to carry a baton while on duty as a security guard. The course of instruction is eight (8) hours and follows the requirements set forth by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services.
OTHER REQUIRED TRAINING:
Geibig Protective Services, Inc., is a licensed security academy. Geibig Protective Services, Inc (GPS) trainers Jim Geibig, Jeffrey Geibig, and Joe Puccio are the licensed trainers. All three (3) are retired California Police Officers with extensive backgrounds in training while they were in active law enforcement duty. Classes follow the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services requirements and include an officer safety component. Officers must shoot the course of fire and qualify as per the guidelines of the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services standards. All students are required to pass a written examination as well as the proper handling of a firearm and be able to show proficiency on the range shooting a minimum score of 200 out of 250.
Baton instructions include a minimum of four (4) hours of classroom instruction and passing a written examination. There is an additional four (4) hours of physical training where the student learns how to properly use the baton including blocking, swinging, and carrying. The student must demonstrate the ability to properly use the baton in hand to hand combat.
Electronic and chemical less than lethal weapons training sessions are based upon California Peace Officers Standards and Training requirements. Officers must take the training and pass a written test showing they understand the laws, rules, regulations, codes, policies, and civil liabilities when deploying less than lethal weapons in a combat situation.
Handcuffing techniques are taught in hand to hand combat and the procedures taught are the same used by public safety peace officers. Students must be able to receive four hours of lecture and four hours of hand to hand combat working with the instructors and a partner. There will be some exercise during this type of training.
The general classroom training will consist of DVDs, lecture, power point, classroom discussions, handouts, and demonstrations. Students are required to participate in all areas of the training and classroom discussion. Written tests for some subject areas are required.
All firearms and less than lethal weapons training requires the student to speak clear English and be able to write a report which must be grammatically correct. If an officer or guard is required to use a firearm or less than lethal weapon, the officer or guard is required to write a report to the local law enforcement agency as well as to the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services.