Common Delays When Processing Your Security Guard License

California’s Bureau of Security & Investigative Services (BSIS) receives hundreds of security guard applications each month. Processing can take up to six weeks. To avoid delays, BSIS lists the most common reasons why security guard applications are rejected. Here are some. The Name On The Application Doesn’t Match Live Scan Information Your information is run […]

California Demand For Security Guards To Continue

California has the most security guards in the U.S. (over 142,000). It also has the biggest demand for security guards in the nation and the demand is projected to increase annually through the decade. How To Become A Guard In California.  If you’re interested in a career as a security guard in California, you’ll have […]

Security Guard Employment–What To Expect

Security guards find themselves in all sorts of situations once they are licensed and on the job. A recent survey by the International Foundation For Protection Officers asked security guards what they liked about their jobs. For those thinking about becoming a security guard, the survey results might be of value. Security Guard Job Impressions. […]

What You Need To Know About Becoming A California Security Guard

Being a security guard can be a rewarding and satisfying career. You have the opportunity to keep people in your community safe. To become a California security guard, you must follow specific steps and successfully pass several training programs. Getting Started. First, you must be at least 18 years old and have completed high school […]

Security Guard Heroes

Security guards juggle a lot of duties. Guards need to always be on the alert for suspicious activity, they monitor property entrances, patrol parking lots, conduct crowd control and are first to respond in case of an emergency. Another part of the job, and possibly its most rewarding, is being a hero. Security Guard Standouts. […]

California Ranks #5 In Best States For Unarmed Security Guard Jobs

Zippia, a job search and research company, recently conducted a nationwide analysis on the best states for unarmed security guard jobs. California was ranked number five based on the demand for security guards, earnings and Bureau of Labor Statistics measurements. It found that the best city in America for unarmed security guard jobs with the […]

California Loosen Gathering Restrictions Raising Need For Security Guards

The number of infected individuals is finally going down in California. With that, the state is loosening gathering restrictions for restaurants, places of worship, gyms, hair salons, museums, zoos and campgrounds. Strict rules still apply and security guards are being recruited to ensure healthy and safety rules are followed in high-population areas including Los Angeles […]

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