Power to Arrest Training
The training will utilize the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Power to Arrest Training Manual and may include lecture, discussion, exercises and role-playing.
- Overview of Power to Arrest Manual and subject matter.
- Definition of arrest and discussion on the implications to the subject, the guard and the company.
- Lecture/discussion on escalation and de-escalation techniques in the use of force.
- Lecture/discussion in the use of restraint techniques and their implications.
- Discussion of trespass laws and implications of enforcement.
- Completion of the Power to Arrest Training Manual Test with 100% score in accordance with the Manual’s Administering Instructions.
- Responsibilities and ethics in citizen arrest
- Relationship with the public police in arrest
- Limitations on security guard power to arrest
- Restrictions on searches and seizures
- Criminal and civil liabilities
- Personal liability
Requirements to Take this Course
Be at least 18 years old
5 of 44 Total Questions
3 STEPS TO GET CALIFORNIA GUARD CARD
1. Complete Mandatory Training
BSIS requires you to take 8 hours of training before you can apply for a California Guard Card. Complete the training course: "Power to Arrest" and "Weapons of Mass Destruction". Complete the 2 courses on this Website. Write down the serial number listed on the certificate of completion.
2. Submit Your Application
The application can be submitted by mail or online. You can apply online at this Link. And these are the Fees. The online application method has the fastest turnaround. Watch the Video Application Process BSIS Guard Card. If you have any issues or problems with the application, you can call the Breeze website support at: (916) 322-4000 or the BSIS directly at: (800) 952-5210.
3. Get Live Scanned
After submitting your application, you must download the Live Scan. Fill it out and take it to your nearest Live Scan Operator facility. Locate a local Live Scan Operator. There you will find the fees and you can make your appointment.